Archive for February, 2011

Bill C-59, An Act to amend the Corrections and Conditional Release Act (accelerated parole review) and to make consequential amendments to other Acts

Thursday, February 17th, 2011

Quelle surprise!   
The anti-coalitionist Stephen Harper formed a coalition to pass bill C-59.  And who did he join up with this time?  … The feared Bloc Quebecois, separatists, the anti-Canada party.  Is it not strange that when it suits his purposes, Harper will climb in to bed with anyone to form the hated coalition?  If others [...]

Bill C-389, an Act to amend the Canadian Human Rights Act and Criminal Code (gender identity and gender expression)

Thursday, February 17th, 2011

The Bill, supported by the three opposition parties and passed in the House of Commons, will achieve two things: to amend “the Canadian Human Rights Act to include gender identity and gender expression as prohibited grounds of discrimination“; and also to amend  “the Criminal Code to include gender identity and gender expression as distinguishing characteristics protected under section 318 [...]