Is Canada ready to distance itself from torture, forcefully denounce it, and prosecute those who practice it? Here are four issues that serve as a litmus test for genuine change.
If Bill C-59 passes unamended, future sitting governments and public institutions will be able to avoid scrutiny and possible criminal prosecution.
Many of the Conservative caucus are natural or well-trained trolls. But they don't have to be.
Character assassination and bullying are time-tested conservative tactics. And now there's a medical explanation for it! Now for clinical trials...
Canada’s media is reacting to Bill C-13, and it’s not looking good for the government.
For the Muslim men arrested in the 'war on terror' and for all human rights advocates in Canada, Vic Toews will always be remembered as the person who authorized torture.
Bullying is an expansive phenomenon, running along a wide continuum, ranging from physical to verbal abuse. For some reason, society deems much of it to be perfectly acceptable, at least in politics.
About a week ago, Public Safety Minister Vic Toews overruled a decision made by the warden of Millhaven Institution, and refused an interview request by the Canadian Press to speak with Omar Khadr.
The B.C. Civil Liberties Association filed a formal complaint with the federal Privacy Commissioner today on behalf of a migrant worker who had been filmed for a Reality TV series.
Even before this weekend's revelations about Toews' involvement, outrage and concern was widespread and mounting.