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Are Tasers Giving Police More Power? What you need to know about Quebec’s face-covering ban The Night that Shook a Nation: Turkish Embassy Hosts Commemoration Ceremony in Ottawa on Second Anniversary of Failed Coup When rights collide: Why were so many of the provincial law societies silent in the face of clear LGBTQ discrimination? The Death Knell for the RCMP Little being done about the staggering number of Indigenous people in jail

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Are Tasers Giving Police More Power?

Are Tasers Giving Police More Power?

The Ottawa Police Services Board has voted in favour of a plan to put Tasers into the hands of 800 officers by 2020.
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What you need to know about Quebec’s face-covering ban

What you need to know about Quebec’s face-covering ban

Women wearing face coverings for religious purposes are required to uncover their faces in order to give or receive public services in Quebec.
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The Night that Shook a Nation: Turkish Embassy Hosts Commemoration Ceremony in Ottawa on Second Anniversary of Failed Coup

The Night that Shook a Nation: Turkish Embassy Hosts Commemoration Ceremony in Ottawa on Second Anniversary of Failed Coup

The future of Turkey is yet to be written but one thing for sure is that the Turkish people strongly and uniformly rejected military rule and chose democracy in July 2016.
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When rights collide: Why were so many of the provincial law societies silent in the face of clear LGBTQ discrimination?

When rights collide: Why were so many of the provincial law societies silent in the face of clear LGBTQ discrimination?

In a society that prizes the “rights and freedoms” guaranteed to us by our constitution, sorting through what to do when rights collide can be challenging. This past week, the Supreme Court of Canada dealt with that very issue.
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The Death Knell for the RCMP

The Death Knell for the RCMP

How many more members have to die on the job before governments recognize that their failure to take action is contributing directly to the problem? 
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Little being done about the staggering number of Indigenous people in jail

Little being done about the staggering number of Indigenous people in jail

Canadians should be shocked to learn that nearly 50 per cent of youth in Canadian jails are Indigenous.
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