ISIS combat debate: NDP amendment would block combat, boost aid
Amendment from NDP Leader Tom Mulcair during Monday's debate backs weapons transport, monthly reports
The full text of New Democrat Leader Tom Mulcair's proposed amendment to the government's motion seeking House support for their decision to expand and extend Canada's role in the fight against ISIS:
That Government Business No. 13 be amended:
a) by deleting clause iii) and replacing it with the following:
iii) accept that, unless confronted with strong and direct force from capable and enabled local forces, the threat ISIL poses to international peace and security, including to Canadian communities, will continue to grow;
b) by deleting all words after “accordingly” and replacing them with the following:
g. continue to offer its resolute and wholehearted support to the brave men and women of the Canadian Armed Forces who stand on guard for all of us.