The Canadian Civil Liberties Association warns that last night’s passage of Bill S-7 is “very dangerous.” The group’s national security director Sukanya Pillay explains why.
What Diana Thompson and her eight-year-old daughter hoped could at least be a tearful goodbye turned to sobs of frustration as her husband was evicted from Canada late last night.
Standing alone under the bleak overpass by the Alexander Street railway tracks, DJ Joe holds up a small white card as a train rumbles by beyond a fence. A white car slides slowly by, and Joe clutches her arms for warmth from the chilly air. Her foldable, two-sided card would fit easily into the long-time sex worker advocate’s pocket or wallet. Thousands will be handed out to survival sex workers on the street and at support centres around the Downtown Eastside.
Vancouver police arrested seven more Casseroles solidarity protesters on June 27, with reports of sexual harassment and beatings that sent one to hospital.
A top lawyer at the world’s largest civil liberties organization warns that Canada’s increasing participation in the so-called “War on Terror” has jeopardized democracy.
Vancouver police arrested seven more Quebec solidarity protesters last night, with reports of sexual harassment and beatings that sent one to hospital.
Civil liberties advocates are raising questions after five people were arrested in Vancouver on the weekend at a Quebec solidarity protest.
The Métis lawyer who made headlines when she resigned in protest from the job of Aboriginal counsel at B.C.’s missing women inquiry has been awarded the province’s top civil liberties award.
Two separate ‘Casseroles Night in Canada’ demonstrations in solidarity with Quebec student protests ended in arrest last night in Vancouver, with five arrested for mischief and obstructing police officers.
Aboriginal leaders are outraged after secret documents revealed that police have been keeping tabs on critics of Enbridge Corp.’s Northern Gateway pipeline.