On the one-year anniversary of the Lac-Mégantic tragedy, climate activists say the Canadian government has treated the fatal train derailment “primarily as a public relations problem rather than a public safety problem.”
Obert Madondo, who protested Harper’s crime Bill C-10 with an 85-day hunger strike, shares the response he received from the Minister of Justice.
For the second time this year, the Harper Conservative government has confirmed its willingness to use information obtained through torture.
Statistics Canada reports that the crime rate reached its lowest level in 40 years in 2011, and that serious crimes dropped six per cent since 1971.
Reacting to the Danzig Street shooting, which left two dead and another 24 injured, the “furious” mayor of Canada’s largest city assures us that Toronto has “the greatest police service in the world.” He invites Torontonians to “declare war on these violent gangs.” The kind
by: Obert Madondo | June 17, 2012 In Stephen Harper’s Canada, we’re all potential terror threats. Until proven otherwise. So suggests a recent study by Queens University’s Jeffrey Monaghan and Kevin Walby, published in the journal Policing and Society. Welcome to Multi Issue Extremism (MIE), Canada’s new
In dictatorial regimes, tyrants rule by manipulating prevailing public emotions. They use the smallest emotional opportunity to create draconian laws that take away the people’s rights and freedoms. Public Safety Minister Vic Toews has certainly learned a thing or two from this modus operandi. He