5) LIBERALS EXPAND SPYING POWERS
People's Voice Editorial
One key factor in the defeat of Stephen Harper's Tories was popular outrage against Bill C-51, the legislation which vastly expanded the powers of policy and spy agencies. Despite voting for C-51 in Parliament, Justin Trudeau's Liberals convinced many people that once in office, they would remove the worst aspects of the legislation as part of a "return to sunny days." Two years later (and counting), this is yet another Liberal broken promise.
little media scrutiny, for example, the Liberals have pushed through Bill C-23,
which replaces the federal "Preclearance Act" by a new statute which
gives much wider powers to
Bill C-59 is racing through Parliament, containing 150 pages of legislation
which shocks privacy experts and civil liberties groups by expanding spying
powers. OpenMedia, for example, says the bill would
The next federal election is a year and a half away, but it's time right now to ring the alarm about Liberal attacks on civil rights and democracy.