Opinion

Trudeau’s refusal to pay ransom will mean more Canadians die

There’s no evidence a single kidnapping has been prevented by the non-payment of ransom or non-negotiation with the kidnappers, says Gar Pardy.

Canadian Robert Hall is believed to have been killed by the militant group Abu Sayyaf in the Philippines earlier this month. Photograph courtesy of SITE Intelligence Group's YouTube account

By GAR PARDY

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, June 22, 2016 12:00 AM

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