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Pushed to the Left and Loving It: How Bill C-51 Has Taken Away My Freedom of Speech

In February of this year, Thomas Walkom wrote of the NDP and Bill C-51.

The party hadn’t yet decided on what position they should take, as the best route to a political advantage. By all indications, they will vote against Bill C-51. Mulcair signaled that again this week when he compared the sweeping security . . . → Read More: Pushed to the Left and Loving It: How Bill C-51 Has Taken Away My Freedom of Speech

Pushed to the Left and Loving It: Thomas Mulcair is wrong to Invoke Tommy Douglas and the War Measures Act.

On October 12, 1970, Pierre LaPorte’s wife received a letter from her husband: (1)

The day before Quebec premier Robert Bourassa had also received a letter from his labour minister: (1)

How could Mr. Bourassa not be moved by such a letter?  How could anyone not in that situation?  “You have the power of life . . . → Read More: Pushed to the Left and Loving It: Thomas Mulcair is wrong to Invoke Tommy Douglas and the War Measures Act.

Cowichan Conversations: Ed Broadbent and Roy Romanow Call For Strong Opposition To Anti Terror Bill–Mulcair Had Better Listen Up

Richard Hughes-Political Blogger

In recent posts on ‘Cowichan Conversations’ and on ‘Facebook and Twitter’ I have been critical of the Federal NDP’s failure to take the gloves off and go after Harper over his so called anti terror measures that would strip away civil liberties and turn CSIS into a secret police force.

. . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: Ed Broadbent and Roy Romanow Call For Strong Opposition To Anti Terror Bill–Mulcair Had Better Listen Up

Cowichan Conversations: Bill C-51–Trudeau Liberals and Mulcair New Democrats Put Party First-Canada Second

Richard Hub Hughes-Political Blogger

I am a life long New Democrat and I am appalled at the ‘weak as water’ positioning that the Thomas Mulcair led NDP have offered in regard to the Harper anti terror Bill C 51, a bill that will, if passed, turn Canada into a CSIS Police State.

Mulcair . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: Bill C-51–Trudeau Liberals and Mulcair New Democrats Put Party First-Canada Second

The Disaffected Lib: Could Harper Deploy Troops Against Canadians?

I was taken aback by a post from Geoff Kennedy at Parchment in the Fire entitled, “EU Advisors Advocate use of Military Against Strikes and Protests | Global Research.”

The thrust of this report is that military forces should be employed to defend the interests of the extremely wealthy from unrest among the masses.  The key . . . → Read More: The Disaffected Lib: Could Harper Deploy Troops Against Canadians?

Montreal Simon: The Terrorist Bill and the October Nightmare

Sometimes I can't help feeling that a lot of Canadians have forgotten the fundamental lesson of the War Measures Act.And that is, it wasn't Pierre Trudeau's finest hour, it was his darkest.It was an October nightmare, that led to the arrests of hundreds of innocent people. It wasn't needed to ensure public safety, or . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: The Terrorist Bill and the October Nightmare

David Climenhaga's Alberta Diary: Casseroles Night in Canada: Working its way into our consciousness with no media help

A scene from the casseroles video by Montreal videographer Jeremie Battaglia that has gone viral worldwide, telling the story of Quebec’s dignified and powerful protest as the Western Canadian media refuses to do. It is still largely unmentioned and unseen here in the West.

If tonight is “Casseroles Night in Canada,” will any Albertans . . . → Read More: David Climenhaga’s Alberta Diary: Casseroles Night in Canada: Working its way into our consciousness with no media help