Category Archives: Parliament

Canada moves a step closer to legalizing witchcraft, sorcery and fortune telling

By Will Young If you have ever dressed as Harry Potter or the Wicked Witch of the East for Halloween in Canada, you have committed a criminal offence. Section 365 of Canada’s criminal code currently makes it an offence to

Don’t privatize Canada’s airports ‒ Commons committee

By ThinkPol Staf A Parliamentary committee is recommending against the Liberal government’s plan to sell off Canada’s airports to raise billions in capital to be used towards other public infrastructure projects. “Limit rising passenger and operational costs by preventing the

Liberals, Tories unite to kill right to housing bill

By ThinkPol Staff The Liberal and Conservative parties voted together on Wednesday in Canada’s House of Commons to kill a bill that would have added the right to housing to the Canadian Bill of Rights. Bill C-325, An Act to

Media, Parliament, big corporations least trusted by Canadians

By Leila Lemghalef A Statistics Canada study of public confidence in Canadian institutions during 2013 and 2014, released this morning, reveals that only a minority of Canadians trust media, Federal Parliament, and major corporations. The findings show that 40 per

Federal government drops niqab appeal

Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould and Immigration Minister John McCallum announced today the formal withdrawal of the federal government’s request to the Supreme Court for an appeal of a federal court decision allowing women to wear the niqab at citizenship ceremonies.