Speaker condemns ‘racial profiling’ of Black visitors to Parliament Hill

OTTAWA – The Speaker of the House of Commons has  condemned a “racial profiling” incident involving a group of black visitors to Parliament Hill on Feb 4 last. “The racial profiling incident cannot be condoned and must be dealt with swiftly and purposefully,” said Speaker Geoff Regan in a statement delivered in the House Tuesday. The incident happened inside […]

Attacks not a valid reason for loss of liberties

By Nora Loreto I suspect that the events of Oct. 22, 2014, will mark a turning point in Canadian civil liberties. With downtown Ottawa back from lockdown and thousands who work in the core reeling, we are far from the dust settling on what has just happened. I also suspect that despite this fact, there […]