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The government should step away from an international antiracism treaty that would limit our free speech.

Feb 15 2017

There has been a flutter of concern recently about a motion introduced in the House of Commons by Liberal MP Iqra Khalid. Among other things, motion M-103 calls on the government to “recognize the need to quell the increasing public climate of hate and fear [and] condemn Islamophobia and all

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The Reillys (Civil forfeiture abuse in Ontario)

Dec 21 2016

Margaret and Terry Reilly are from Orillia, Ontario. The Reillys own several rental properties, some of which are former single-family homes that they have converted into rooming houses for low-income tenants. Margaret has been involved in alleviating poverty and homelessness since her father became the priest at an inner-city Anglican

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From Publications, Civil Forfeiture, Economic Liberty

Civil Forfeiture in Canada

Apr 13 2016

Canada’s provincial civil forfeiture laws were originally intended to deter crime and compensate victims. In Canada today, civil forfeiture is not exclusively used to satisfy these objectives. It has instead become a supplement or alternative to the criminal law. This transformation has had a profound impact on many of the

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From News, Articles

The government should step away from an international antiracism treaty that would limit our free speech.

The government should step away from an international antiracism treaty that would limit our free speech.

Feb 15 2017

There has been a flutter of concern recently about a motion introduced in the House of Commons by Liberal MP Iqra Khalid. Among other things, motion M-103 calls on the government to “recognize the n

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From Multimedia, Videos

Runnymede Society debate: Are Patents Good For Innovation?

Runnymede Society debate: Are Patents Good For Innovation?

Feb 15 2017

On February 9th, 2017, the Runnymede Society of McGill University's Faculty of Law held a debate on the patent system, whether it encourages or stifles innovation. Featuring: James Love, Director,

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Runnymede Society Queen’s Debate: Jordan Peterson and Bruce Pardy

Runnymede Society Queen’s Debate: Jordan Peterson and Bruce Pardy

Feb 12 2017

On January 23rd, this debate was held at Queen's Faculty of Law. The resolution: "Be it resolved that people have the legal right to decide the pronouns by which they will be addressed". The Runnym

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