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The Liberals' new discussion paper on Bill C-51 reads like a defence of the bill it's supposed to fix | Oct 24 2016 | Kyle Curlew | The Liberal Government has recently released a document called "Our Security, Our Rights: National Security Green Paper."
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Canada's torture consumers and the faux national security consultation | Oct 21 2016 | Matthew Behrens | Anyone following discussions on the ultimate disposition of the Harper regime's C-51 "anti-terror" legislation will soon be hearing a lot about "SIRC" -- the Security Intelligence Review Committee.
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What are Canadian values anyway? | Oct 21 2016 | Rick Salutin | Values are slight and transient. You can't really pursue them. They're more like happiness or love: they tend to be by-products or end results of other experiences.
Image: PMO/Adam Scotti
The Syrian refugee crisis is a historic challenge. Canada needs to meet it with a historic response. | Oct 21 2016 | Thomas Woodley | What is Justin Trudeau's long-term plan for Syrian refugees?
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Schiaparelli lander missing; ground control still in contact with Postmedia; prognosis grim for both | Oct 21 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | You don't need a calculator to know that if Postmedia keeps losing money at this quarter’s pace, it'll soon be burning through $400 million a year.
VMedia vs. Bell Media: What will it take to change the channel on Internet law and policy? | Oct 21 2016 | Cynthia Khoo | Learn more about the ongoing legal battles between Big Media giant Bell and VMedia, offering an innovative new online TV service. It's time for the law to catch up with the digital era.
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This week's C-51 hearings may have been flawed, but we made sure your message was heard loud and clear | Oct 21 2016 | Marie Aspiazu | As the public hearings on the unpopular Bill C-51 culminate in Halifax tonight, let's look back at how the consultations unfolded throughout the week, and where we go next
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Yukon political debates and other vicious sports | Oct 20 2016 | Lewis Rifkind | The Yukon 2016 territorial election is well underway. Voting day is Nov. 7, but first there is an almost endless series of debates, forums and discussions.
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Alberta right now: The state of the province, its parties and its oil after one year without Stephen Harper | Oct 20 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | Forget about uniting the right for the moment. Maybe it's time to start talking about uniting the left again!
Image: PMO/Adam ScottiImage: PMO/Adam Scotti
A look at the Trudeau Liberals a year after the election | Oct 20 2016 | Brent Patterson | One year ago on Wednesday, the Trudeau Liberals were swept to power when they won 184 seats in the House of Commons with the promise of "real change."
Laura Tribe testifying at C-51 public hearings in Vancouver | Oct 20 2016 | Marie Aspiazu | OpenMedia's Executive Director testified at yesterday's C-51 public hearings in Vancouver on behalf of 300,000+ Canadians who have spoken out against the unpopular Harper legislation.
Image: Facebook/Kellie Leitch
Conservative leadership slate pretty uninspiring -- but at least there's no Donald Trump | Oct 20 2016 | Gerry Caplan | More than half of respondents in a recent poll said they would prefer "someone else" rather than the eight names it tested.

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