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Almost a year after it became law, Liberals slow to fix C-51

By NDP MP Randall Garrison      

New Democrats remain convinced that the best path forward is to repeal C-51 in full.

The House Public Safety Committee meets on Bill C-51 on March 12, 2015. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

More than a year ago, New Democrats stood virtually alone in taking on the challenge of opposing Bill C-51 and suggesting better ways to keep Canadians safe in a world beset with terrorism and violent extremism. At the time the Liberals voted with the Conservatives but suggested C-51 needed some changes and better oversight. Since then, Bill C-51 has become law while Canadians wait for the Liberals to act on their promises. New Democrats stand ready as Parliamentarians

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