The government's contentious Bill C-51, political audits of charites, and treatment of First Nations are among the agenda items.
As the government's proposed anti-terror bill heads towards the legislative finish line, some of its more conservative-minded
Just ask the New Democrats, who triggered a wave of twitter-driven goodwill — and free publicity — after going out of their
Edmonton Centre MP Laurie Hawn defended the controversial anti-terror bill by questioning tech companies’ commitment to Canadian values.
In the space of a few short months since Bill C-51 was announced, hundreds of thousands of people have taken action to stop it: signing petitions, writing letters to local newspapers, phoning and writing to their member of Parliament, and hitting the streets in nationwide demonstrations in over 70 communities across Canada.
An NDP MP accused Canada’s public safety minister of using “inflated rhetoric” after he referred to the Holocaust during
The legal threshold for police to obtain a warrant to arrest individuals who have committed no crimes would be lowered. Canadians could be held in custody for up to seven days without charges. Bill C-51's gives powers of "preventive detention," which means jail time for individuals even when there isn't any suspicion criminal activity has taken place.
I think our inter-faith leaders -- every priest, rabbi, pundit, imam and granthi -- would do this country a great service if they enforce a message of peace and harmony against and speak to their captive audience against the symptoms of sadistic behaviour -- manipulation, the thrill of violence, power, and control that comes from inflicting pain on other.