Topic: c-51

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Goodale fulfills "single most important campaign promise"

Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale discusses the addition of Parliamentary oversight and other changes coming to Canada's Anti Terrorism legislation.

National security oversight committee coming by summer, says Ralph Goodale

The Liberals' promised national security oversight committee is in the works and is expected to be ready for a summer debut, says Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale.
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Elizabeth May makes limiting PMO powers the key to securing her future support

Green Party Leader Elizabeth May could hold the balance of power if a minority government results from the Oct. 19 election, and limiting the powers of the Prime Minister's Office would be her key requirement to any agreement to keep another party in power, she tells CBC Radio's The House.

C-51 could trigger NDP-Liberal coalition, conservative critics warn

As the government's proposed anti-terror bill heads towards the legislative finish line, some of its more conservative-minded critics are warning Prime Minister Stephen Harper that its passage could carry a heavy cost for his party when they hit the campaign trail later this year.

C-51, controversial anti-terrorism bill, is now law. So, what changes?

C-51, the Conservatives’ anti-terror legislation, got royal assent Thursday afternoon. What should we expect under the new law?

'Anonymous' says it cyberattacked federal government to protest Bill C-51

The online hacker group Anonymous has claimed responsibility for a cyberattack on federal government websites on Wednesday afternoon, in protest against the recent passing of the government's anti-terror Bill C-51.
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Why conservatives, libertarians and gun lobbyists are against Bill C-51

A group of right-leaning Canadians sent a letter to Prime Minister Stephen Harper protesting Bill C-51. Sheldon Clare, president of the National Firearms Association, tells us why he signed the letter.

Bill C-51 opposition tweeted by Margaret Atwood, Sarah Harmer

Canadian author Margaret Atwood and singer-songwriter Sarah Harmer are stepping up opposition to the Conservatives' proposed anti-terrorism bill, asking Liberal MPs from their communities to vote against it.

Bill C-51 heads back to the House as committee review wraps up

After listening to more than 16 hours of expert testimony from nearly 50 witnesses, the House public safety committee has finished its review of the government's proposed anti-terror legislation.
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Bill C-51 hearings: Committee testimony ends as opposition readies amendments

The House public safety committee concluded the first phase of its review of the government's proposed anti-terror bill on Thursday night.

C-51 must include more oversight, anti-radicalization efforts, NDP says

The New Democrats are getting set to propose amendments that would boost oversight powers and do more to combat radicalization when the government's proposed anti-terrorism legislation goes to clause-by-clause review next week.
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Topless protest against C-51

Neda Topaloski discusses her topless protest against Bill C-51
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Blaney: C-51 will protect Canadians against jihadi terrorists

In Question Period today, Justice Minister Peter MacKay and Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney defend the government's anti-terror legislation.
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Peter MacKay interview

Justice Minister Peter MacKay weighs in on the VIA terror trial verdict and discusses the government's anti-terror bill
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Anne McLellan on anti-terror legislation

Fmr. Justice Minister Anne McLellan enacted anti terrorism legislation back in 2001 and she shares her views on Bill C-51

Bill C-51: Ex-judges join Tom Mulcair in fight against 'dangerous' draft law

New Democrat Leader Tom Mulcair was joined by two former British Columbia provincial court judges turned future NDP candidates as he renewed his campaign to stop the government's sweeping proposed anti-terrorism legislation on the steps of the Vancouver Art Gallery.
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Bill C-51 'Day of Action' protests across Canada

'Defend our Freedom' rallies taking place across the country Saturday to denounce the government's proposed anti-terror legislation
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Elizabeth May interview

The Green Party leader on her concerns about the niqab debate and C-51
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RAW: Ablonczy's 'McCarthyesque' questioning

Conservative MP Diane Ablonczy's questions to Ihsaan Gardee from the National Council of Canadian Muslims were based on "innuendo and misinformation," he says.
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C-51 hearings

Experts say the government's proposed anti-terror law will almost certainly face legal and constitutional challenges
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Former SIRC boss says C-51 unconstitutional

Ron Atkey, a former MP who also served as the first Chairman of the Security Intelligence Review Committee, says Bill C-51 is unconstitutional and should be amended.
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Interview with Tom Mulcair

NDP leader Tom Mulcair discusses the ethics report on Diane Finley, C-51 and the Iraq mission
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Former CSIS officials fear Bill C-51 opens the door to abuses - March 10, 2015

Today, we hear from a former spy, a former spy-master and a man formerly responsible for oversight, on their views of the potential uses and potential abuses of the anti-terror legislation known as C-51.
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Bill C-51 questioned by B.C. Premier Christy Clark

Premier Christy Clark has joined the ranks of Canadian leaders expressing concern that the federal Conservative government's anti-terror bill, C-51, could threaten Canadians' personal liberties.
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Christy Clark interview

B.C. Premier Christy Clark discusses anti-terror legislation, balancing the budget and LNG

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