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Pandemic

Benson and Bussey: Time to reassess the Canadian Judicial Council?

The CJC plays an important role in maintaining the people’s confidence in the judiciary. That trust is undermined when judges fail to show prudence in commenting on the delicate political issues of the day.

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Lockdowns Pandemic

Supreme Court undermined by chief justice condemning freedom convoy

Confidence in the judiciary depends on whether people perceive courts to be genuinely neutral, not merely within a narrow band of progressive consensus.

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Uncategorized

Frozen: How Canada’s banks betrayed their customers during the Emergencies Act

During the ten days that the Emergencies Act was in force, the banks went out of their way to serve Ottawa’s best interests. And in doing so turned their backs on those very customers they claim to love so much. That green chair doesn’t look quite so comfy anymore.

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Freedom Pandemic

The Emergencies Act wasn’t the only sledgehammer

Perhaps the issue was bias against the Freedom Convoy.

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Freedom Lockdowns

Is difference of opinion a threat?

In the wake of the Freedom Convoy protest in Ottawa, Canadians realized that there’s something more important to being Canadian than politeness. Bruce Pardy, executive director of Rights Probe, joins CounterPoint’s Tanya Granic Alle to discuss the new normal in Absurdistan Canada after Justin Trudeau invoked the Emergencies Act … and then snatched it away […]

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Pandemic Privacy Vaccines

Trudeau’s inexplicable use of the Emergencies Act must not be forgotten

The invasion of so many civil liberties must not be allowed to dip into oblivion just because the PM dropped his emergency rhetoric.

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Freedom

Liberal democracy – an oxymoron

Some may argue that the pandemic was a once-in-a-century emergency that justified authoritarian methods to keep society safe. With due respect, this is nonsense.

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Finance Pandemic

Real concern of Emergencies Act is government’s control over Canadians’ life savings: legal expert

“That’s not the way banking should work in a free and democratic country.” ~ Bruce Pardy

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Freedom Uncategorized

The catastrophe of Canada

Rex Murphy and Jordan B. Peterson, YouTube, February 20, 2022 Discussing “alternative explanations” for the Liberal government’s invocation of the Emergencies Act in Ottawa this month, Jordan B. Peterson considers a psychological reason. According to Peterson, because Trudeau’s father invoked the War Measures Act in response to the October Crisis in 1970, Justin’s invoking of […]

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Freedom

Opinion: Canadian lawyers urge rejection of Emergencies Act

“The rule of law is a fundamental principle of our constitutional order and requires that the government be bound by the law. It appears that the government has enacted an Emergency Declaration where it has not met the strict criteria permitting it to do so.”