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Nora Loreto | C-51 was an omnibus bill, but not that kind of omnibus bill. Separating the facts from fiction on what can be done to repeal the so-called anti-terror bill.
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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?
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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.
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Stuart Trew | Like university students cramming for an exam, Thursday night the parliamentary public security committee finished the last of nine hearings into the government's anti-terrorism bill.
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Stuart Trew | The Charlottetown Guardian reports the RCMP has arrested a Prince Edward Island man they suspect might carry out a terrorist offence. It's somewhat awkward for the government.
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Stuart Trew | The government has stacked the public safety committee's schedule this week, hoping to get through all remaining witnesses and approve Bill C-51 before Easter. Meetings resumed Monday night.
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Matthew Behrens | When it comes to "anti-terrorism," government and state security agency behaviour is dominated by throwbacks to the Cold War, with Harper serving as Canada's self-appointed avenging angel.
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Duncan Cameron | These days, portraying Canada's Conservatives as fascists may seem appropriate. That advanced study in political science is required to know why they are not says a lot about Canada today.
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Brent Patterson | News reports are heightening concerns about how C-51, the Harper government's so-called "anti-terrorism" legislation, could be used against people protesting against its resource extraction agenda.
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Stuart Trew | Part one of yesterday's two-part committee hearing into the Anti-Terrorism Act 2015 (C-51) wrapped up with five of six witnesses opposing many aspects of the legislation.
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Stuart Trew | Last night's hearing into Bill C-51, omnibus anti-terrorism legislation, began as the morning's, with witnesses expressing their opposition to all or parts of it.
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Stuart Trew | The CCPA will be contributing to the important debate on C-51 through a compendium of the hearings -- the testimony presented and the response of government and opposition MPs.