The House of Commons Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security recently thwarted Canadian policing agencies’ insatiable hunger for lawful access and related surveillanceContinue reading
Canadians observing the recent election in the USA should not become complacent over the threats to our securities and freedoms. Our Prime Minister Justin TrudeauContinue reading
Randall Garrison’s Bill C-303 seeks to repeal the Harper-era “secret police” legislation, Bill C-51 or Anti-terrorism Act, 2015. Experts and rights groups say C-51 violatesContinue reading
David Christopher, over at rabble.ca, writes:After all, Bill C-51 represents one of the most dangerous assaults on Canadians’ basic rights that this country has ever seen. It turns the Canadian Security and Intelligence Service (CSIS) into wha…Continue reading
Sometimes silence isn’t golden. June 21st marked the anniversary of the passage of Bill C-51. When Justin Trudeau’s party voted to pass the bill, they did so saying they would change it substantially once they were elected. Michael Harris writes:C-51 h…Continue reading
Three years after Edward Snowden’s eye-opening state surveillance revelations, it’s time for the Communications Security Establishment and Canada’s other spy agencies to come clean.
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Former Ontario NDP leader Stephen Lewis sharply criticized Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on key Canadian policy issues during an electrifying address to the New Democrats’ 2016 convention in Edmonton.
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The Trudeau government has vowed to “fix” Bill C-51 — the bill which the Harper government claimed guaranteed Canadians national security. But that guarantee came with a price: the Canadian Security Intelligence Service and the Communications Se…Continue reading
The recent Paris terror attacks shouldn’t stop the new Liberal government from re-examining Canada’s privacy and surveillance policies, argues Michael Geist, the Canada research chair in Internet and e-commerce law at the University of Ottawa.
It’s a beautiful day in the neighbourhood. This post should write itself. I should be able to rest my fingers on the keyboard and haveContinue reading
Here are The Canadian Progressive’s ten arguments against Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau replacing Stephen Harper as Canada’s next prime minister: The post A Canadian Progressive’sContinue reading
With opinion polls and the corporate media already declaring Justin Trudeau the winner of the 2015 federal election, the late Jack Layton would tell ThomasContinue reading
That’s how impassioned tech entrepreneur Frederick Ghahramani describes Bill C-51 in this interview with Power and Politics’ Rosemary Barton. As you will see, he isContinue reading
“I’ve seen issues come up before that get a lot of press attention, and sometimes a photograph or sometimes a side issue can move votes,Continue reading
Justin Trudeau promises to give the Communications Security Establishment, Canada’s most secretive spy agency, more powers to spy on Canadians if the Liberals form theContinue reading
Celebrated author Margaret Atwood is leading a group of 200 notable Canadian writers and artists demanding an immediate repeal of Bill C-51, Stephen Harper’s “secretContinue reading
Internet law expert and University of Ottawa prof, Michael Geist, argues that Internet privacy and Harper’s draconian anti-terror Bill C-51 should be key 2015 federalContinue reading
… is, I hope, indigestible for the rest of us. At Sunday’s Calgary-Signal Hill all-candidates debate, Conservative candidate Ron Liepert responded to criticisms of theContinue reading
Civil liberties protect our personal freedoms. They allow us to express ourselves without fear of interference, they preserve our right to speak, to assemble, toContinue reading
As you know I have been steadily losing confidence in the RCMP, which I now frequently call Harper's police.Not because I'm anti-police, I'm not.But becauseContinue reading