Politics

'Donate' button deleted on Harper (and Trudeau) anti-terrorism message

The Conservatives were forced to perform an emergency edit to a party-hosted webpage after an ill-placed donation button led critics to accuse them of using the Paris attacks as a fundraising device. And they weren't the only ones.

'This was not, and is not a fundraising campaign,' Tory spokesman tells CBC News

On Thursday, Prime Minister Stephen Harper warned the "international jihadist movement" has declared war on countries around the world, vowing Canada will do what it can to eliminate the threat and protect Canadians. His party jumped on his strong words and packaged up a message to Conservative supporters. (Darryl Dyck/Canadian Press)

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