Second Class, Second Rate

Early Thoughts on Second Class Citizenship in Canada In May 2015, Bill C-24—ironically titled the ‘Strengthening Canadian Citizenship Act’—came into effect. For the first time ever, Canada imposed a tiered level of citizenship. While the government has touted the bill as a cost-effective method for fighting terrorism, legal experts around the country have suggested the …

Harper and His Many Omnibus Bills

Tracking the various Omnibus Bills implemented by the Harper Government Omnibus bills: one of Harper’s favourite tools; used akin to the invisibility cloak in Harry Potter, as most of the public has no idea what changes are being made to many laws which change our daily lives. Generally, omnibus bills cover a diverse range of …