Making the database a reality to get a more accurate picture of the scale of the issue, might involve encouraging police forces to work with organizations that may already be collecting their own data, says chair and Liberal MP Anthony Housefather.
House Justice Committee chair Anthony Housefather, pictured at a meeting earlier this year, says not all cases involving hate rise to the level of criminal activity. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Setting up a national database to track hate-crime incidents to tackle the spread of hateful content across the country is a no-brainer, says one expert, while a Liberal MP says it may not be an easy fix.
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CanCon Contributions & Quotas In a Digital Age As part of Heritage Canada’s review of Canadian content in a digital age, various parties are proposing changes to how digital services are regulated and taxed.
Fostering use of Inuit languages was a key aim in creating Nunavut, but 20 years later, NTI president Aluki Kotierk says there's been a 'failure' when it comes to providing essential services to the public in Inuktut.
If the current voting trends continued until election time, the Green Party could win 14 seats, says EKOS president Frank Graves. But he also says if progressive voters choose to vote strategically to prevent the Conservatives from forming government, they could vote for the Liberals.