Canadian Bill C 51: salient features you should know about

The Bill C 51 is a law in Canada that hampers various features which makes a society civilized. The bill is mainly controversial for the rights and powers it grants to the RCMP and CSIS. From Amnesty International to Human Rights Watch every organization is of the view that there are already anti-terrorism laws implemented in Canada. There is no need of separate bill to be implemented in this regard. It is for the same reason that Bill C 51 was very much scrutinized before it was made a law. The human rights organizations in Canada are not satisfied even after this. Keeping mass criticism aside the Canadian government has made the controversial Bill C 51 a law. The RCMP and CSIS now enjoy greater control over the info of common Canadian which is again not good for the Canadian society. Bill C 51 has several features added to it. Some of the most important ones are listed as under. (more…)

What Canadians think about Anti-terrorism Act

If you want an answer in one line then it is simple. Canadians want the Bill C 51 to be repealed as soon as possible. There are many issues which are related to the Bill C 51 and therefore it is very important that in relation to the questions the issues of Bill C 51 are also discussed. The main thing that is to be noted in this regard is the fact that there is a very narrow line between rights of the citizens and the powers which are granted to the security and intelligence agencies. The Public Safety Canada started an online poll back in 2015 right after the Bill C 51 was passed by the Canadian Parliament. There were numerous responses received in this regard. Majority of the responses said that the Bill C 51 is illegal and therefore it must be declared null and void. The majority of the Canadian impressed their concern over the bill. According to the agency, the response was overwhelming. (more…)

Why do Liberals support Bill C 51?

The Bill C 51 was made law in Canada in 2015. At that time the liberals were in the opposition and therefore it is important that their stance is judged. At that time the liberals made sure that the general public is pacified as there was a huge uproar about the bill. The liberals at that time promised that the bill will be amended. But they did not come up to their words. Now the liberals are in power and they are applying some of the points of Bill C 51 to safeguard not only Canada but their own interests. The fact of the matter is that there is the lot that has been done as per this bill. It is almost impossible to halt all the investigations which have been started using the powers of this bill. It is now up to the government to decide which parts of the Bill C 51 should be enforced to safeguard the Canadian society. They must also decide that which parts they are going to dump to make common Canadians happy. (more…)

Main controversies surrounding Bill C 51

Bill C 51 is also known as Anti-Terror bill 101 and is a constant subject of debate all over Canada. There are numerous issues which are surrounding the bill and for the same reason, a common Canadian is not ready to accept it wholeheartedly. There are many issues with the bill but before we delve deep into the subject it is very important to understand what Bill C 51 really is? What it stands for? And why the conservatives are so eager to add this bill to their political portfolio. The most important point to understand in this regard is that the scope of anti-terrorist acts is very broad in Canada. (more…)