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Bill C-246: So Many Lies, So Little Time

We cannot give up! The Prime Minister has promised free votes on private members’ business and we need to keep speaking up until all MPs understand what’s in this bill. 2,233 more words
Animal Cruelty

I Support Bill C-246 ”Because it’s 2016!”

Written by Mary Giuffre: I’ve never been a fan of government. For most of my life I’ve voted because I’m supposed to and until the past few years I didn’t given much attention to the whys and wherefores of my country, my province or my municipality. 1,872 more words

Animal Cruelty

Comparing euthanasia bill to Nazis is odious

Re: Euthanasia will have unforeseen consequences; The defenceless and vulnerable face deadly risks, guest column by Patrick McKeon, April 22.

The bill which he vaguely references actually states that it is to amend the Canadian Criminal Code to “create exemptions from the offences of culpable homicide, of aiding suicide and of administering a noxious thing, in order to permit medical practitioners and nurse practitioners to provide medical assistance in dying and to permit pharmacists and other persons to assist in the process”. 155 more words

Letters

Ghomeshi should be forced to testify

Jian Ghomeshi, and others accused of sexual assault, should have to testify and face cross-examination.

It flies in the face of a basic tenet of law, and there’s a section of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms that will prevent this from happening, but Ghomeshi should really have to go on the hot seat. 377 more words

Freelancing

A Monster, Bullied Child or Both?

January 22nd 2016, left many families in La Loche. Saskatchewan devastated. One this day, a youth male came into La Loche Community School armed with a gun and fired at students and teachers. 460 more words

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