The government will live up to its commitments to protect charter rights and offer appeals to people on no-fly lists as a 'minimum,' says a spokesperson for the public safety minister.
Conservative public safety critic Erin O'Toole (right) says the Liberal government is delaying changes to Bill C-51 because it has realized the benefit of the legislation, though is wary of upsetting opponents. The Liberals, however, argue that Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale (left) is "steadily advancing" election commitments on national security. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade and Jake Wright
The Trudeau government is stalling on introducing promised reforms to controversial anti-terror legislation because it sees the value of the new law, says a former Conservative cabinet minister.
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'At least at this stage, it's better to work the backrooms, work the players that have some influence with the White House, and try to ensure that such a threat doesn't become a reality,' says Canada-U.S. group co-chair.
'We do not celebrate the existence of this country in the same way other people do, because we think that the existence of this country came at a price to our ancestors and to us,' says Senator Murray Sinclair.
'Peter MacKay has a proven track record of uniting Conservatives, and that's precisely what he's doing in the leadership campaign. And that's what he'll do if he's elected as leader,' says Conservative MP Michael Cooper.
A spokesperson for the heritage minister says 'we are currently looking at models adopted in other countries on appropriate remuneration of news content and will come back with new propositions in due course.'