Civil Liberties


Not Rex: On the Flint Michigan water crisis | Feb 11 2016 | Humberto DaSilva | The Flint water crisis is right up there with some of the most egregious crimes of capitalism.
Photo: flickr/Christian Peacemaker Teams Aboriginal Justice Team
Indigenous women and girls with disabilities bigger targets of sexual violence | Feb 9 2016 | Fiona Whittington-Walsh, Lynn Gehl | Indigenous women and girls with disabilities are targeted by predators at a greater rate yet there is a gap in research. Moving forward, the national inquiry must consider these questions.
TransRights BC launches Know Your Rights | Feb 9 2016 | A comprehensive set of guidelines geared towards the trans community.
Photo: Landscapes of Injustice facebook page
Researchers reveal City of Vancouver's deeper involvement in forced sale of Japanese Canadian property | Feb 8 2016 | Alyse Kotyk | Upcoming article and research in partnership with Landscapes of Injustice reveals that the City of Vancouver was more involved in the forced sale of Japanese-Canadian property during Second World War.
Photos: Twitter photos of yesterday's protests against the TPP in Auckland.
Protesters shut down Auckland as Canada's trade minister signs the TPP | Feb 5 2016 | Brent Patterson | As Canadian trade minister Chrystia Freeland signed the Trans-Pacific Partnership in Auckland yesterday, more than 1,000 people shut down the central part of the city in protest against the deal.
Photo: flickr/ katerkate
Attempted justice: Four lessons from the Forcillo verdict | Feb 4 2016 | Irina Ceric | A week after the Forcillo verdict, we can draw some lessons from the trial and verdict for both the developments to come in this case and police accountability more broadly.
Photo: flickr/ Gunnar Ries
Indigenous women fastest-growing inmate population in Canada, says report | Feb 4 2016 | Cory Collins | As the growth in the Aboriginal prison population comes under scrutiny, past recommendations are echoed once more.
Why is Netflix cracking down on essential privacy tools? | Feb 2 2016 | Digital Freedom Update, Meghan Sali | When Netflix announced recently that the company would be cracking down on users who employ privacy tools while using the service, you could practically hear the groans reverberate across the globe.
College Street Protest - Riot Police
Police violence in Ontario has reached a crisis level and we should be very upset | Feb 1 2016 | Pamela Palmater | Gang rapes, murders and planting evidence: it's not a new Netflix series, it's Ontario policing.
Photo: flickr/ nate1280
Arguments against Canada's bombing mission exist, but Trudeau hasn't uttered them | Jan 29 2016 | Paul Weinberg | Canada's federal government must stand strong in its position to end its combat mission in Iraq and Syria. So why hasn't Trudeau uttered any arguments against the bombing missions?
Service animals for mental health: An emerging issue in disability law | Jan 28 2016 | Katie Douglas, Pro Bono | The various rules addressing accessibility create a patchy framework that is not adequate to protect the rights of people with mental disabilities to the much‑needed assistance of a support animal.

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Do seized book manuscripts of whistle bolower & fake extradition link Harper to Jeb Bush Canadian drug smuggling? Just A Moment said... P.S. For some reason this link did not highlight in the OP. So try it here since it is the most...
Should Stephen Harper be prosecuted for obstruction of Justice in Bruce Gorcyca fake extradition case? Just A Moment said... P.S.  Mike Huxtable is a Canadian an dpersonal friend of Harper's for more than a decade. He...
Should the Senate be elected instead of appointed? JKR said... Amused wrote: Is there really any downside to this change? If it was elected using disproportional...
Justin Trudeau still refused to apologize for his vote in support of Harper's anti terror bill c 51 - he just lost my vote Mr. Magoo said... Are you saying that prior to c-51, he had your vote in the bag? That's a "yes" or "no" question,...
43 Million Secret Reasons Not To Vote For Steven Harper - Yet Another Cover-Up? Nobodys Fool said... For some reaon the letter link above will not open so you can try this http://2006bruce.blogspot....
NDP launching blitz against Liberals over anti-terrorism law terrytowel said... Dozens of NDP candidates will this weekend knock on doors with special brochures attacking the...
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