The federal government will scale back on its controversial Anti-Terrorism Bill C-51, including a proposal to change “lawful” protests, but, after all the marathon series of House Public Safety Committee hearings, the Conservatives rejected all 112 amendments put forward by opposition parties. The committee hearings were a sham and, as Green Party Leader Elizabeth May in the House last Wednesday night during adjournment proceedings, the process was “a travesty.” She said when the House passed anti-terrorism legislation back in 2001 after 9/11, witnesses were heard and were not insulted. But, not this time around.
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