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Liberal MPs pushed back against a motion calling on the public safety minister to set a date before the Christmas break for the government to announce its long-delayed decision on whether to ban Huawei from Canada’s 5G infrastructure. The motion was introduced by Tory MP Raquel Dancho during a meeting of the Liberal-dominated Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security on Dec. 14. “For over three years, security experts, allied countries, the House of Commons, and Canadians have called on your government to act on the serious national security concerns and ban Huawei from Canada’s 5G infrastructure,” Dancho said. Canada’s allies in the Five Eyes—an intelligence alliance consisting of Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and the United States—have all either banned or severely restricted the Chinese telecom company’s participation in the construction of their 5G networks amid national security concerns due to Huawei’s close ties with the …