civil liberties

Montreal police ready to intervene at a protest against the return of the eight o'clock curfew in Montreal on April 18, 2021 (Mario Beauregard/CP)

Federal election 2021: The case for anger

Justin Ling: There are so many good reasons to be mad at our politicians who have abandoned their posts over the last year rather than defend the Charter and civil liberties
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The best type of COVID-19 surveillance is the sort that’s right in your face

We must be constantly aware of which hard-won liberties we’ve surrendered to government. That way we’ll remember to take them back.
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University of Victoria sued over pro-life censorship

BC Civil Liberties Association defends club’s free speech
A government that’s all ears

U.S. surveillance and a government that’s all ears

A surprisingly large number of Republicans are calling for a stop to Washington’s eavesdropping
Lorna Pardy

The Boissoin human-rights case—10 years in

As a piece of comedy, the Red Deer preacher’s letter to the ’Advocate’ has held up surprisingly well
drug tests

College makes drug tests mandatory

Students fight back with class-action lawsuit
You can't do that here

You can’t do that in San Francisco

In San Francisco, bans are a way of life
Did torture help the U.S. find bin laden?

Did torture help the U.S. find bin Laden?

The terrorist’s death sparks a debate over interrogation tactics
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Byron Sonne gets bail. Finally.

Who’s going to explain why he spent nearly a year behind bars?