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Civil liberties group takes Canada's spy watchdog to court over monitoring of pipeline protesters

After Canada’s spy watchdog dismissed a complaint over the monitoring of pipeline protesters, a civil liberties group is appealing the decision in Federal Court and protesting the extreme secrecy around the proceedings. 728 more words

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Woman challenging restrictions of Canada's assisted dying law gets medical help to end her life

OTTAWA — One of two British Columbia women challenging the federal government’s restrictive law on medically assisted dying has finally been able to end her suffering with the help of a doctor. 889 more words

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Former inmates to testify in trial challenging indefinite solitary confinement

VANCOUVER — Canada’s correctional service continued to use indefinite solitary confinement for prisoners despite decades of policy-reform recommendations and a call for change from the prime minister, a lawyer said Tuesday. 592 more words

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