Bill C-51 submissions, redux

  This week, the Senate’s Standing Committee on National Security and Defence continues its pre-study of Bill C-51, while an amended version of the Bill proceeds to third reading in […]

Wait… there’s more!

  Much of the public discussion about Bill C-51 has focused on its implications for rights to protest and dissent, and with good reason – between the proposed Security of […]

8 things you need to know about Bill C-51

By Alyssa Stryker, BCCLA Caseworker, and Carmen Cheung, BCCLA Senior Counsel A condensed version of this piece first appeared in The Tyee. At over 60 pages, Bill C-51 – the […]

Accountability now

  This morning, a veritable who’s who of Canada’s leading jurists and public officials issued a powerful statement  calling for robust national security review and oversight. This case for accountability […]

Shared Histories – the US, Canada and torture

This week, the United States Senate Select Committee on Intelligence released the declassified 499-page Executive Summary of its still-classified 6,700-page study on the CIA torture program from 2001 to 2009. […]