Category Archives: Crime

“Don’t blame Trump for Quebec,” Canadians blame their own right-wing leaders for mosque massacre

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Canadians are blaming their own right-wing leaders, not the United States President Donald Trump, for the shooting by a suspected far-right-inspired attacker Alexandre Bissonette at a mosque in Quebec that left six people dead and five others critically wounded. “No,

Harper prosecution fund hits $20K

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A fund set up by a democracy watchdog to launch a private prosecution against former Prime Minister Stephen Harper, members of his Prime Minister’s Office, and officials of his Conservative Party of Canada has reached the $20,000 mark. There has

Citizens should launch private prosecution against Harper

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By Jeremy Smith Ontario Justice Charles Vaillancourt’s ruling makes it clear who the guilty party in the Senator Mike Duffy’s trial is: Former Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Nigel Wright and the rest of Harper’s PMO. If the Crown Prosecutor is

Liberals reinstate Canada’s prison watchdog fired by Harper government

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Canada’s prison ombudsman, who was quietly fired by the Conservatives for being critical of the Harper government’s treatment of prisoners, is being reinstated by the Liberal Government. “Today, I am pleased to announce that Mr. Howard Sapers has agreed to

Another “natural person” tax “educator” sentenced to four years in prison

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A Quebec man was sentenced to four years in prison today by a Court of Quebec judge in Sherbrooke for “educating” individuals to avoid paying taxes using the discredited “natural person theory”, a day after a British Columbia court handed

Support for Bill C-51 hits all time low

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The support for outgoing Conservative government’s controversial anti-terror legislation has fallen to an all time low, a new poll suggests. Only 16 per cent of Canadians want the incoming Liberal government to keep Bill C-51 as it is, while 26

Conservatives facing criminal investigation over election law violation for the 4th election in a row

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The Conservative Party of Canada is facing a criminal investigation over allegations that one of its candidates ordered senior members of his campaign team to tear down opponents’ election signs while putting up his own, making it the fourth time

Subject Harper to RCMP criminal investigation over offshore tax haven scandal, 3 out of 5 Canadians say

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A significant majority of Canadians (61%) want to see Stephen Harper subjected to an RCMP criminal investigation over his and his government’s role in the KPMG tax haven scandal which allowed billionaires to pay no taxes while obtaining federal and

Conservative government refused to pass a bill increasing penalties for drunk driving

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The Conservative government refused to pass a bill that would have increased penalties for drunk driving introduced by a Tory backbencher that had support from both the NDP and the Liberals. The Harper government decided to not move forward with

RCMP planning mass arrest of indigenous activists under Bill C-51, supporters warn

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The RCMP are preparing to carry out a mass arrest operation against the indigenous Unist’ot’en Clan of the Wet’suwet’en Nation in northwestern BC under Harper government’s Bill C-51 labelling as terrorists First Nations activists exercising their Aboriginal Title and Rights