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Despite popularity, majority of Canadians haven’t seen or read stories on terror bill: poll

OTTAWA —Support for the Conservatives’ contentious anti-terrorism bill may poll high among Canadians, but do the backers know what they’re standing behind?

Perhaps not.

An Angus Reid poll released Thursday suggested… 631 more words

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Doctor-assisted death gets its day in court

One of the most hotly disputed legal and ethical issues of our time is set to return to the national stage Friday with the Supreme Court of Canada’s ruling on doctor-assisted death. 864 more words

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Calgary man runs afoul of law trying to rescue sister in Sri Lanka

Ryan de Hoedt’s thoughts read like a desperate broken record. From morning until the time he goes to sleep, he recites a single prayer ­— that his sister will live another day. 1,292 more words

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Academics and privacy groups call for changes to electronic surveillance

Dozens of privacy experts and civil liberties organizations are demanding the government come clean about its digital spying and put in place safeguards against unwarranted surveillance. 379 more words

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