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Solutions to reconcile security and freedom deserve to be better known, says Maurice Cusson, author of Donner-nominated book

By Maurice Cusson      

The following is an excerpt from Securité, liberté et criminalité by Maurice Cusson. Published by Les éditions du Septentrion, it's a finalist for this year's Donner Prize for the best public policy book.

Attendees are pictured at an all-candidates debate held at the Glebe Community Centre in the riding of Ottawa Centre, Ont., on Sept. 25, 2019. A true democracy requires opposition between a number of political parties for the exercise of power, writes Maurice Cusson. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

Since the dawn of time, crime and despotism have been a threat to security and freedom. And everywhere, people have always had to contend with criminals and despots in defence of their security and freedom.

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