John Baird is just an awful person.
The federal government is expanding its surveillance of public activities to include all known demonstrations across the country, a move that collects information even on the most mundane of protests by Canadians.
'It’s a clear breach of our Charter rights,' Wesley Wark, an intelligence specialist at the University of Ottawa, says of the Government Operations Centre directive
Mr. Harper’s only imperative is “looking good” for an election in 2015. To him, that means claiming a surplus, not matter how temporary or artificial. Never mind the nation’s sputtering economy or tens of thousands of Canadians out of work.
The Toronto G20 Summit of June 26-27, 2010, hosted by Stephen Harper, was an incredibly expensive undertaking that resulted in massive human rights violations against members of the public at the hands of the police. Despite this, politicians refuse to call a full public inquiry and hold police—as…
In 2013, over 8,000 people spent 183,928 days in prison, equal to 504 years. That includes children. No trials, no charges. At a cost of $45 million dollars. What’s going on?
The Conservative government has expanded its surveillance of public activities to include all known demonstrations across the country.
As activists shut down roads and bridges in protest last year, the Counter-Intelligence Unit of the Ministry of National Defence was watching. Closely
Preceding the talk was the announcement of Bill C-18, now before the Canadian House of Commons, the Agricultural Growth Act which critics say undermines traditional farming practices by ensuring the intellectual property rights over new generations of seeds to the companies that develop them.
What if Edward Snowden was Canadian? Would his sacrifice have been for naught? The government is spying on Canadians without warrants and nobody seems to care. As a child, I was taught that a democracy cannot invade the privacy of its citizens without consulting a court. As an adult, I fear we are no longer living in a democracy. But Canadians are not powerless. It’s time to get angry.