Amend it or pull it, says elections expert about proposed Fair Elections Act
Yet another elections expert is disagreeing with the Canadian government's intention to eliminate vouching during federal elections. (Vouching is done by a duly identified voter of someone who does not have sufficient identification to cast a vote.)
Harry Neufeld, a former provincial chief electoral officer, and consultant to electoral commissions worldwide, has often been cited by Minister of State ...
There have been several cases in Canada where police have confronted an aggressive person and shot them, not realizing they suffered serious mental disorders. Representatives from several police forces met with mental health workers this week in Toronto to try to find better ways for officers to handle such situations.
Canadian's private telecom information, not so private
Former CIA computer specialist Edward Snowden’s revelations about US government collection of personal information continues to shock the world. But other countries are also questioning government collection of data.
This week, Canadians are now being made aware of yet another case of their own government's collection of personal data.
The Canadians Border Services Agency (CBSA), normally ...
Never-ending controversy: The 2015 Pan Am games in Toronto
The Pan Am games are slated to be held in Toronto, Hamilton and other venues in southern Ontario from July 10-16, in 2015. However, almost from their announcement, they have been dogged by controversy.
Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada holding last event in city of Edmonton
The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada (TRC) is holding its last event in their pan-Canadian events to deal with the legacy of the abuses of Aboriginal children in so-called "residential schools" in the western city of Edmonton from March 27 to 30.
About 150,000 Indigenous youth were taken from their families and sent to the church-run residential school ...