Protesters gathered on Parliament Hill on Jan. 8 in solidarity with Indigenous peoples who have been arrested at Wet'suwet'en camp in British Columbia. Fourteen people protesting the natural gas pipeline have been arrested by the RCMP so far. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
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‘If it is slanderous or defamatory, then we will be held accountable for that, and we will be held accountable by our electorate, in whether they vote for us again,’ says Conservative House Leader Candice Bergen.
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