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Online hate law unconstitutional?

Section 13 of the Canadian Human Rights Act will be tested against the charter right to free expression in federal court.  Last year a Canadian Human Rights Tribunal found a webmaster had violated section 13…









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Toronto police to record public encounters

The National Post has learned that all front-line Toronto police are being equipped with microphones to record interactions with the public. Police say the microphones will aid investigations of officer misconduct. Critics call the measure…


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Torys propose sweeping changes to pardon system

On Tuesday, Public Safety Minister Vic Toews announced a Tory proposal to significantly reduce the potential for pardons for some classes of offenders. The National Post reports: “The Harper government tabled a proposed law Tuesday…