Randall Garrison

NDP Slams Minister's Remarks About Military At Pipeline Protests

The Huffington Post Canada | Ryan Maloney | Posted 12.02.2016 | Canada Politics

A top Liberal says the government respects right to peaceful demonstrations.

NDP MP Moves To Repeal Anti-Terror Bill C-51

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.26.2016 | Canada Politics

The party's public safety critic has tabled a private member's bill on the issue.

NDP MP Says Liberals Dragging Feet On C-51 Reform

CP | Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.27.2016 | Canada Politics

Public safety critic Randall Garrison says the legislation known as Bill C-51 severely compromised the privacy rights of Canadians.

Liberals Unveil Legislation To Protect Transgender Canadians

CP | Jordan Press, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.17.2016 | Canada Politics

Previous attempts at passing a transgender rights bill at the federal level have been unsuccessful.

Scrap New Spy Powers In Anti-Terror Bill: NDP

CP | Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.27.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The Conservative government will amend its anti-terrorism bill to make it clear that its new information-sharing provisions would not target ...

Confusion Abounds As Tories Rush Anti-Terror Law

CBC | Laura Payton, CBC News | Posted 04.21.2015 | Canada Politics

Questions about scope, oversight and whether protests are exempt from the government's new anti-terrorism bill remain unanswered as the Conservatives ...

Liberal MP Admits Worry Over 'Erosion Of Our Parliamentary System'

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.31.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Government MPs have voted down a raft of proposed amendments to a federal bill intended to solidify the terrorist-tracking powers of Canada's...

Althia Raj

Tories Shelve Controversial Gun Bill In Wake Of Shootings

HuffingtonPost.com | Althia Raj | Posted 10.25.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA — The Conservative government appears to be quietly shelving its controversial “Common Sense” gun bill in light of Wednesday’s shooting...

Zi-Ann Lum

Feds Kept Tabs On Nearly 800 Public Protests, Documents Reveal

HuffingtonPost.com | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 09.18.2014 | Canada Politics

The government has been keeping lengthy records of nearly 800 public protests, rallies, and demonstrations since 2006, newly released documents show. ...

Transgender Rights Bill Gets To Finish Line -- But Senate Fails To Vote

CP | Jennifer Ditchburn, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.03.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - An eight-year bid to include transgender rights in Canadian anti-discrimination and hate laws is likely to suffer another legislative setback...

'This Is Not Some Episode Of Cops'

CP | Cara McKenna, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.18.2013 | Canada Politics

VANCOUVER - Illegal immigrants take advantage of Canadian taxpayers — not the other way around, Public Safety Minister Vic Toews told critics in Pa...

Tories Accused Of Sabotaging Transgender Rights Bill

CP | Jennifer Ditchburn, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.10.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The New Democrat MP behind a bill to protect transgender Canadians from discrimination is accusing a group of Conservatives of trying to sabo...

Did Tory Directives Lead To Torture And Rights Abuses?

CP | Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.27.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The Conservatives are condoning immoral abuses — and flouting the law — by allowing RCMP and Canada Border Services officers to use infor...

Toews: Legislation To Address RCMP Discipline

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.29.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Legislation to modernize the RCMP's discipline process is coming soon, even though related issues are still before the courts, Public Safety ...

Althia Raj

Canada's Not-So Friendly Skies For Transgendered Community

HuffingtonPost.com | Althia Raj | Posted 02.01.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA — A number of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights advocates are raising concerns about Canadian air travel regulations that appears...