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Is Canada on the path to totalitarianism? – Antonia Zerbisias

Last Tuesday, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP),announced that they had made a series of arrests over the previous weekend at Montreal’s Pierre Elliott Trudeau Airport. The operation was carried out “in order to disrupt the plans of 10 young Montreal residents suspected of wanting to leave the country to join jihadist groups”. Interestingly, the arrests coincided almost to the day …

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Ottawa considering hate charges against those who boycott Israel – Neil Macdonald

The Harper government is signalling its intention to use hate crime laws against Canadian advocacy groups that encourage boycotts of Israel. Such a move could target a range of civil society organizations, from the United Church of Canada and the Canadian Quakers to campus protest groups and labour unions. If carried out, it would be a remarkably aggressive tactic, and …