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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'The government has heard Canadians’ concerns that the world is increasingly uncertain, and that the economy is changing,' the Throne Speech read. 'And in this context, regional needs and differences really matter.'
But a Conservative source is decrying public criticism of Andrew Scheer's leadership, saying it will only create the kind of schisms that will set the party back and that former leader Stephen Harper worked to avoid.