Dewar looks to legislate consulate aid

NDP MP proposes a law to force the government to assist citizens.

Laura Payton
Published: Wednesday, 09/02/2009 12:00 am EDT

Opposition members of Parliament rattle off the list every chance they get: Brenda Martin; Mohamed Kohail; Huseyin Celil; Abousfian Abdelrazik; Bashir Makhtal; Suaad Hagi Mohamud. These are all Canadians who have been stranded abroad and left, to varying degrees, by the government to fend for themselves.

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