Citizen Action Monitor

Trudeau flip-flops on election promise to amend Bill C-51 with more oversight, reduced police powers

That was then. This is now. Liberals’ consultation paper indicates police concerns to take precedence over public concerns. No 1779 Posted by fw, September 17, 2016 “Canada’s Liberal government released a … Continue reading

September 17, 2016

Liberal’s proposed “oversight” of spy agencies offers “fig leaf” of protection for rights of Canadians

Oversight committee to be firmly under government control with severely circumscribe oversight powers. No 1707 Posted by fw, June 20, 2016 “Canada’s Liberal government tabled a bill in the House of … Continue reading

June 20, 2016

“Repeal Bill C-51 now”, say thousands of Canadians to Liberal Minister Ralph Goodale

“We don’t just want C-51 repealed – we want to be a part of the solution.” No 1676 Posted by fw, May 18, 2016 “C-51 has to go. You have huge … Continue reading

May 18, 2016

Burn, baby, burn. Senate sets Canadian democracy ablaze, passes Bill C-51

“Parliament and the Senate no longer serve the Canadian public, they serve political parties” No 1367 Posted by fw, June 11, 2015 “Conservative and Liberal MPs doused it [Canadian democracy] … Continue reading

June 11, 2015

“What this legislation creates is a modern-day Gestapo,” says constitutional lawyer of Harper’s Bill C-51

Toronto lawyer Rocco Galati vows to challenge the bill if it becomes law No 1360 Posted by fw, June 5, 2015 In the embedded video below, watch Galati cite five … Continue reading

June 5, 2015