The Canadian Press

2015-03-24 | Terror Bill

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A prominent aboriginal lawyer and activist says the federal anti-terrorism bill is so flawed it must be withdrawn. Pamela Palmater (PAL'-muh-tuhr), chair in indigenous goverce at Toronto's Ryerson University, says there is no way to fix the legislation, which would broaden the Canadian Security Intelligence Service's mandate. (Palmater told the House of Commons public safety committee today she is routinely tracked by federal agencies that keep tabs on her involvement in aboriginal issues.)

Date: 2015-03-24
Placeline: OTTAWA.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 21 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << bill c-51 must be withdrawn there is no way to fix it there must be proper public information consultation specific consultation for indigenous peoples and a proper parliamentary study directing Justice Canada to rubber-stamp the bill is compliant even if it has a 95% chance of being overturned in court not democratic >>