Bill C-32


Victims' Rights Bill Too Weak: Watchdog

OTTAWA - The federal ombudsman for crime victims wants the Harper government's proposed victims bill of rights strengthened.Sue O'Sullivan says the present legislation, Bill C-32, is welcome, but a fe...

Gay Marriage? Yes. Fair Divorces? No.

Last week the federal government introduced C-32, the Civil Marriage of Non-Residents Act, prompted by the same-sex divorce case of a lesbian couple. While the proposal makes it even clearer that such couples are validly married and always were, it establishes different divorce procedures for same-sex couples in a way that is highly problematic.

How Copyright Bill Will Affect You

Canada has been trying to reform its copyright legislation, which was last updated in 1997, for several years now. There have been four attempts to date to pass amendments that would bring the Copyri...