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Apr 8, 2016

Our obligation to Omar Khadr

Kathleen Copps
The Free Omar Khadr Committee has launched a letter-writing campaign that calls on the Canadian government to finally fully address our obligation to Omar Khadr.
Podcast
Mar 5, 2016

Private company sells access to intelligence database

Redeye
World Check says it provides intelligence profiles of risky individuals so banks and other groups can be sure they are not accidentally engaged in illegal acts. Monia Mazigh says it's a blacklist.
Blog
Jun 11, 2015
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Senate passes C-51. What now?

Stuart Trew
Late Tuesday afternoon, by a vote of 44 to 28, the Senate approved the government's overkill anti-terrorism legislation, Bill C-51, without amendment. What more is there to say or do at such a moment?
Blog
Apr 2, 2015
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Three hearings on C-51 would have done the trick

Stuart Trew
The government needed just three hearings on C-51 to decide what changes to the bill it could accept for the sake of appearing to respect the democratic process while getting tough on terrorism.
Podcast
Mar 30, 2015

Bill C-51 a threat to all Canadians

Redeye
The Harper government has been forced to respond to the outcry about Bill C-51 and propose a handful of amendments. But the changes won't satisfy the concerns of the BC Civil Liberties Association.

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