With Conservatives, the word of the moment is 'jihad'

Canadian politicians' use of 'jihad,' 'jihadism,' 'jihadi' a point of contention among Muslim groups, academics.

PMO Photo: Jason Ransom
Prime Minister Stephen Harper speaks with Haider al-Abadi, Prime Minister of Iraq, according to the PMO, on March 9.
Marie-Danielle Smith
Published: Wednesday, 04/01/2015 12:00 am EDT
Last Updated: Tuesday, 04/07/2015 6:02 pm EDT

Amid Parliamentary debate on Canada's mission against ISIS, government MPs' use of the words "jihad," "jihadi," "jihadist" and "jihadism" have outnumbered the opposition's 23 to one.

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