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Oh, we are ever so pious and ever so earnest, says Sen. Kenny

Canada's Armed Forces should be transformed from the equivalent of a 98-pound weakling to something with enough muscle to play an honest role in defending Canadians from physical harm: Sen. Kenny

Canadians aren't bullies. They don't bolster their self-worth by building up their armed forces to pick fights around the world. Our refusal to inject steroids into Canada's military just to swagger internationally is part of what makes us Canadian, and that's certainly a good thing.

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Oh, we are ever so pious and ever so earnest, says Sen. Kenny

Canada's Armed Forces should be transformed from the equivalent of a 98-pound weakling to something with enough muscle to play an honest role in defending Canadians from physical harm: Sen. Kenny

Canadians aren't bullies. They don't bolster their self-worth by building up their armed forces to pick fights around the world. Our refusal to inject steroids into Canada's military just to swagger internationally is part of what makes us Canadian, and that's certainly a good thing.

  

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Sunday, March 1, 2015
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The PMO's outgoing Director of Communications Jason MacDonald.
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PMO executive assistant Stephen Staley, PMO special assistant Myles Atwood, and Tory Party national campaign manager Jenni Byrne.
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PMO deputy chief of staff Howard Anglin and Postmedia's Stephen Maher.
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The Ottawa Citizen's Jason Fekete with the man of the hour, Jason MacDonald.
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The Toronto Star's Tonda MacCharles.
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CBC's Chris Hall and Melissa Lantsman, Finance Minister Joe Oliver's director of communications.
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Michael White, Finance Minister Joe Oliver's policy director.

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