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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.

Harper's mobs, oaths and long-term austerity plan

On the path "Stephen Harper has chosen for us."

Some democracies fear their own people. Is Canada one of them?

Democracies don't fear their own people, Hilary Clinton said on Saturday. "They recognize that citizens must be free to come together, to advocate and agitate." After the heavy-handed treatment of ac

Black Bloc Riot at the 2010 Olympic Games Damages Hudson Bay Company Store in Vancouver's City Centre

The Vancouver Police and Integrated Security Unit officers battled with a group that inflitrated a peaceful march of 200 on Georgia Street today. The protest went awry when masked participants began...

Olympic Battle Rattle: The Rules of Engagement Have Already Been Written

The question is not whether opposing elements will meet in the streets. The question is what happens when they do?

Olympic Art Freeze Silences Creative Critics

The hand of the Olympic brand is long, but is it long enough to change what artists make on the streets?