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COMMENTARY: Don't sacrifice charter rights in the fight against drunk driving

As Ottawa proceeds with sweeping changes to Canada’s impaired driving laws, the Alberta Court of Appeal has issued a timely reminder about such laws respecting the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. 685 more words

News

Sask. parents concerned about what Theodore court case will mean for non-Catholic students

It’s a landmark decision that has far-reaching implications in Saskatchewan and if applied, would force thousands of non-Catholic students to move from the separate Catholic school division to the public school system. 531 more words

Education

Not the people

Thought that, in a democracy, the people are always right. Appears that this view is not entirely shared. Some arguing that Plato and Aristotle, such great thinkers, did not favour democracy. 208 more words

Democracy

Federal prison officials tell court clean needle programs too dangerous

OTTAWA – Giving clean drug-injection needles to prisoners to stem the spread of infectious disease would make federal penitentiaries more dangerous places, senior correctional officials say. 569 more words

Canada