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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

Australia 'needs a Bill of Rights'

Australian Human Rights Commission president Gillian Triggs says the country needs a Bill of Rights.

Speaking at a public lecture at Curtin University, Prof Triggs said Australia was the only western democracy without a charter protecting human rights and this meant the rights of Aboriginal people, Torres Strait Islanders, the disabled, the elderly, the LGBTI community and asylum seekers were not protected. 264 more words

Politics

A New Way to Teach Children the Canadian Charter

S. Evelyn CimesaApril 21, 2016 | Products

We’re excited to announce the release of La Charte pour les enfants, the French edition of Canadian bestseller series… 88 more words

Minimum Guaranteed Income

Minimum Guaranteed Income is Back On The Discussion Table.

Both the federal government and the provincial governments of Ontario, Manitoba and Quebec are about to explore the concept of guaranteeing a minimum income to all people. 563 more words

Rights And Freedoms

There Was a Time...

There was a time when the disabled simply weren’t heard from or seen.  That time was over fifty years ago and I would like to think those days are long gone.   791 more words

Terry Wiens