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The constant struggle between press freedom and national security

By Phil Gurski      
Vice Media is petitioning the Supreme Court to ensure protections for journalists when law enforcement demands seizure of their reporting materials in the name of national security. The top court heard arguments in the case on Wednesday. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

As Canadians, we expect the authorities tasked with keeping us safe to do as they are mandated. We spend a lot of taxpayers’ hard-earned money on law enforcement and national-security agencies, and we demand an efficient use of those dollars. We want results, good ones, and we don’t want to hear excuses when something bad happens, whether that is a bank robbery, a sexual assault, or a terrorist attack.

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