I got to talk to Mount Royal University student Matt Sutton about our efforts to get info about federal anti-terror bill C-51, and what happens when you don’t even know the reasons behind specific redactions.
July 22, 2015 – Anna Mehler Paperny, Global News
Judge Michael Code has requested a second psychiatric assessment for Chiheb Esseghaier after saying he has little faith in an assessment last week that found the Via terror case defendant “actively psychotic,” paranoid, delusional and likely schizophrenic.
Justice Minister Peter MacKay surprised many when he said the threat of a foiled attack that would have killed multiple people in Halifax was real, but it didn’t count as terrorism.
It wasn’t “culturally motivated,” he told reporters Saturday morning.
January 30, 2015 – Anna Mehler Paperny, Global News
Prime Minister Stephen Harper unveiled his government’s new counter-terror bill with dire warnings about the threats facing Canada from radical, freedom-hating groups on the other side of the world.
“A great evil has been descending on our world,” he said in Richmond Hill on Friday.