Bill C-51

Bill C-51 protest in front of VAG. File photo by David Geselbracht

BC Civil Liberties joins fight for 'second-class' naturalized citizens' rights

The feds' Bill C-24 could impact millions of innocent Canadians, the civil rights coalition argues.

Reza Aslan on Islamic nationalism and the challenge of jihad

Reza Aslan explained ISIS and Islamic violent extremism to a packed audience at the Indian Summer Festival Thursday.
Alberta election, Bill C-51, Canadian politics, Conservative Party of Canada

Prentice's loss signals a tough time for Conservatives in Alberta

From the top down, Alberta's provincial election was tough for Conservatives. Prime Minister Stephen Harper's Calgary southwest federal riding is now represented provincially by three NDP MLAs, and...
Green Majority Radio #444: Reject Fear

Bill C-51: "If you aren't a terrorist, why worry?"

Featuring: Joanna Kerr: Executive Director for Greenpeace Canada, Sabrina Bowman: Climate Campaign Organizer for Environmental Defence.
Harper, Justin Trudeau, Senate scandal

"I'm in love with Stephen Harper"

Budget cuts have yet to take away CBC's edge. In This Hour Has 22 Minutes, Vancouver-based comedian Andrew Barber skewers Harper's policies in a new video explaining why the "bad boy" Prime Minister...
Harper, Prime Minister Harper, Canadian politics, federal election

Harper talks of Iran's tyranny, as protesters denounce his visit

“We are committed to a day when Iran can be free from tyranny,” Prime Minister Stephen Harper in an address to members of Vancouver’s Iranian community in Coast Coal Harbor Hotel's ballroom, as...

News flash, Mr. Harper: Muslim women can be strong. Stop speaking for us.

Do you remember the 1990 Gulf War? I do. I am Muslim, and have never worn a hijab (headscarf)— but at the time, in an act of solidarity, I opted to briefly wear one after I heard a...
Quebec says it should have been consulted on federal anti-terrorism bill

Quebec says it should have been consulted on federal anti-terrorism bill

QUEBEC — The Quebec government says it has serious concerns with the Conservatives’ anti−terror bill and chided Ottawa for not consulting with the provinces before drafting the...
Protest against Bill C-51

Bill C-51: Harper's Draconian power grab

Thirty years ago, the federal McDonald Commission faced terrorist threats— but fiercely defended "public trust" and civil rights. Now Harper's Bill C-51 is grinding both under the Conservative boot.

New poll results show support dropping for Bill C-51

Support for the "secret police bill" Bill C-51 has plummeted sharply among Canadians, according to a new public opinion poll released this week. Among citizens aware of the...