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Youth-led advocacy group pressures government to rethink crime bill

n Nov. 24, Leadnow, a youth-led independent advocacy organization, organized a national day of action to protest the federal Conservatives' omnibus crime bill. Citizens from across the country, donning cowboy hats, delivered to MPs' constituency offices petitions and copies of a condemning report released by the Canadian Bar Association, encouraging their members of Parliament not to

Falling crime rates to be met with harsher sentences

With both serious and petty crime dropping steadily in Canada over the last two decades, many are challenging the federal government’s intense focus on imprisoning law-breakers. Bill C-10, entitled the “Safe Streets and Communities Act,” is an omnibus bill composed of nine different bills that died in Parliament before the May 2 election was called. It

The fight for online freedom in Canada is only just beginning

Despite a comfortable position alongside a myriad of disturbing new laws, the government’s proposed Internet surveillance legislation, known publicly as lawful access, was conspicuously absent from the Conservative’s recent omnibus crime bill. This came as a welcome surprise to many, considering that the prime minister had pledged to pass the legislation within the first 100

Voters vs. the Welfare State

Only time will tell if recent elections in the UK, the US, and Canada, together with next year's presidential election in France, signal a retreat from the growth of the welfare state or just a temporary respite.

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