On matters of surveillance, source protection, and access to information, there are concrete things the government could be doing but isn’t.
Ahmed Hussen is the first Canadian of Somali descent to get elected to Parliament. He joins Andray and Desmond in studio to talk about diversity in Parliament and Liberal policies on Bill C-51, the refugee crisis and more.
Anthropologist and author Gabriella Coleman on Operation Anon Down and what it’s like studying Anonymous from the inside.
Bill C51 is barely a month old and is already facing its first Charter challenge.
The Canadian Civil Liberties Association and the organization Canadian Journalists for Free Expression filed an application in Ontario’s Superior Court today, July 21, to challenge the constitutionality of the legislation, officially called the Antiterrorism Act of 2015.
An anonymously uploaded YouTube video seemingly shot during Saturday’s “Stop C-51” Rally on Parliament Hill depicts an RCMP officer telling protesters that, as a result of the coming anti-terrorism bill, he “could be branded a terrorist…whenever you’re attacking the Canadian economy.”
The officer, whose identity is unknown at this point and whose badge number is not visible in the footage, goes on to answer that “when the demo’s down, you become citizens again,” to the question “are we considered differently when we are demonstrating?”
The National Post’s Jen Gerson on the victory of the NDP, the victory of Bill C-51, and the failure (says she!) of Jesse’s logic.
A Bell executive gets caught meddling with the news and the debate on Bill C-51 gets distracted by boobs. Conservative cartoonist J.J. McCullough co-hosts.
Novelist and Orphan Black writer Lynn Coady on the new CanCon rules and on the Conservative’s barrage of extreme, divisive, distracting sound bites.
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