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Surveillance chill on the rise among Canadian journalists

On Oct. 1, a Canadian photojournalist on route to Standing Rock, N.D., was detained at U.S. Customs and Border Protection at the Vancouver Airport for over six hours. Ed Ou was headed to cover the protests against the Dakota Access Pipeline for CBC, when his trip was halted before boarding. His phone was taken and he was interrogated. Border guards […]

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U of T prof. to take part in debate on free speech and Bill C-16

University of Toronto (U of T) professor Jordan Peterson, who came under fire after he spoke out against the use of gender neutral pronouns, will take part in a debate about free speech and Bill C-16 at the university tomorrow. Peterson first made headlines last month when he spoke out against Bill C-16 in a series of videos about political […]

by Danielle Lee· · News, Off Campus, Politics
Dennis Edney spoke to a packed room at the MAC on  Nov. 5, 2015. (Lana Hall/Ryersonian Staff)

Omar Khadr’s lawyer says governments stoke fear of terrorism to justify human rights abuses

Pro bono lawyer Dennis Edney advised former Guantanamo Bay prisoner to plead guilty to escape “hellhole”

by Lana Hall· · On Campus
In this Apr. 2, 2009, file photo, Prime Minister Stephen Harper addresses media at the London Summit in London, England. (Courtesy of Richard Lewis/newsteam.co.uk)

Bill C-51: PM Playing the fear game

As a Muslim, and more importantly as a Canadian, I am terrified to even imagine the kind of society we will live in if Bill C-51 is passed. The anti-terrorism bill, which is over 60 pages long, proposes radical changes to Canadian law and national security in ways that would do little to actually improve public safety. The worst part, […]

by Aeman Ansari· · Opinion
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