Civil Liberties


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Even war must have rules | Nov 12 2015 | Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | The attacks on MSP hospitals in Afghanistan and Yemen are forcing many to call for a full investigation and to hold those responsible accountable.
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How not to oppose Bill C-24 | Nov 12 2015 | Sarah Woolf | Sarah Woolf is one of many affected by Bill C-24. However, she thinks organized opposition is empty of meaning unless we clearly acknowledge and support the communities the bill is really targeting.
It's time for Trudeau to talk with Canadians about C-51 | Nov 10 2015 | Laura Tribe | The new government should consult widely before introducing its proposed reforms.
Could 2015 be the last unfair federal election? | Nov 7 2015 | Three things you can do to make sure that the next election is more fair.
Housing and Homelessness demand a solution | Nov 7 2015 | On Friday Nov 20th, join a march and assembly to mark National Housing Day
Stop the abuse of solitary confinement in prisons | Nov 7 2015 | Stand up for the rights of prisoners
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Defining access to information and why it matters | Nov 6 2015 | Jamie Brownlee, Kevin Walby | Gaining access to tightly controlled government information is critical in promoting social justice. So what's the state of access to information in Canada today?
Remembering Ali Mustafa, supporting radical media-makers | Nov 4 2015 | Scott Neigh | Datejie Green and Chris Webb talk about remembering grassroots journalist and radical organizer Ali Mustafa, and supporting young people doing similar work today.
TPP brings draconian copyright laws to Canada | Nov 4 2015 | Redeye Collective | Under the recently finalized TPP trade deal, you could have your computer seized and destroyed if you use it to transfer tracks from a CD you bought to a smartphone you own.
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Why Canadians should be worried if Trudeau appoints Bill Blair to cabinet | Nov 2 2015 | David Gray-Donald | Former Toronto Police Chief Bill Blair was elected in his Ontario riding to the Liberal government. There is speculation Trudeau will appoint him to his cabinet. Should Canadians be worried?
Victory for homeless people in Abbotsford in B.C. Supreme Court | Nov 2 2015 | Redeye Collective | A group of homeless people successfully challenged municipal bylaws that prevented them from sheltering in public parks. The court found that the bylaw violates their rights under the Charter.
The TPP, Internet censorship, and Trudeau's first big test as prime minister | Nov 2 2015 | Digital Freedom Update, Meghan Sali | Although the previous government signed Canada on to the TPP, it will still need to be approved by the new Liberal government.

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Harper extending personal control to oversight of national security and intelligence gathering N.Beltov said... First Nations under Surveillance by Harper regime. Quote:Internal documents from Indian Affairs...
Need an honest and reliable lawyer to take on CSIS... johnnyfry said... Noone has any advice regarding this request?  I was targetted at a Canadian bank by CSIS, this...
Mandatory Minimums: only for marijuana?? lombar said... The NDP tossed the cannabis users under the bus years ago.. dont expect much interest around here....
Harper omnibus crime bill an attack on our freedom of speech milo204 said... yeah, this is ridiculous.  We're going nuts rights now as a country trying to stop people from...
Election Day Song from The Tra La Las - "Harper is the Root of All Evil" dan kellar said... hmmm, it seems the embed did not work.... well check it on youtube:
Big Brother Harper wants to watch all of you... Soulforger said... The reason why I am so focused on an issue like this is due to my IT experience. Would the bill...
Manfesto for the Coalation to Change Torture Laws McLaren said... Before such an undertaking with a misspelled heading could be undertaken, a public friendly PGP...
Woman was jailed infinitely for taking prison staff hostage sanizadeh said...   This seems a huge injustice! How could this be allowed to happen in Canada?   This...
Another JDL anti Muslim Hatefest this week in Toronto milo204 said... notice how they equate "jews" with israel as in "join us to stop "campus lies against jews"... any...
More Battles "The Right's War on Women" & a Little or no coverage Hellebor said...  Well, I've had 2 views & no comments... Yup. We have Nothing to say. in


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