Prime Minister Stephen Harper

Bill C-51 A Legal Primer: Overly broad and unnecessary anti-terrorism reforms could criminalize free speech

Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives

February 17, 2015

Bill C-51: A Legal Primer

Overly broad and unnecessary anti-terrorism reforms could criminalize free speech

Clayton Ruby

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The ideological roots of Stephen Harper’s vendetta against sociology

Stephen Harper really seems to have it out for sociology. In 2013, in response to an alleged plot against a VIA train, Harper remarked that we should not “commit sociology,” but pursue an anti-crime approach. And last week, in response to the death of Tina Fontaine, Harper argued that an inquiry into missing and murdered indigenous women is not needed, because this is not a “sociological phenomenon” but simply a series of individual crimes.

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Missing Aboriginal Women Cases Should Be Solved Through Police, Not National Inquiries

WHITEHORSE - Prime Minister Stephen Harper says police investigations, not a national inquiry, are the best way to deal with crimes involving missing and murdered aboriginal women.

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Chiefs reflect on apartheid and First Nations as Atleo visits Mandela memorial

While the national chief of the Assembly of First Nations is in South Africa to honour the life of Nelson Mandela, native leaders in this country say there are comparisons to be drawn between apartheid and Canada’s treatment of indigenous people.

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