Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird (pictured) has outlined an aggressive agenda to the Montreal Council on Foreign Relations this month on how he intends to “stand up to the violent mobs that seek to criminalise homosexuality,” the National Post reports.

“Draconian punishment and unspeakable violence are inflicted on people simply for whom they love and for who they are,” Baird said.
The Conservative Immigration Minister Jason Kenney has also touted Canada as a haven for gay refugees from Iran.

Working with Iranian Railroad for Queer Refugees, Kenney has fast-tracked 100 gay Iranians into Canada, saving them from being jailed and “possible execution”.

The Post notes that just seven years ago, the Conservatives were famously opposed to the country’s same sex marriage laws.

Now, it appears they are freely push gay rights abroad and even host an annual gathering of gay Tories.

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