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| February 24, 2015
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| November 24, 2014

Anti-terror Bill gives Harper government sweeping permission to spy on Canadians

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Bill C-44, The Protection of Canada from Terrorists Act, is a chilling piece of legislation. Our rights must be defended in the wake of the Ottawa shooting.

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| November 12, 2014

Harper government ups its surveillance on social movement groups

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The Council of Canadians is concerned by the increasing pattern of surveillance under the Harper government of social movement groups, including our own organization.

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Harper tries to intimidate us into perpetual war

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Stephen Harper insisted last week that we will not be intimidated by terrorism. He then did everything he could to ensure we will be intimidated by terrorism.

I've always been confused by the assertion that we won't be intimidated by terrorism. Has anyone ever suggested that we should be intimidated by terrorism, that because a man ran into the Parliament buildings brandishing a rifle, we should abandon parliamentary democracy?

Obviously not.

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| October 29, 2014

Is the Harper govt trying to scare Canadians out of their civil liberties?

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So, Harper -- with his majority government -- has finally dragged Canada into the Iraq war we missed out on in 2003.

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