The God that fails: C-51, review committees and the dangers of window dressing
Date Written: 17/02/2016
Year Published: 2016
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX18707
Among the Harper era's most destructive legacies is a toxic stew of repressive "anti-terror" laws that, in building on similarly repressive measures brought in under Jean Chrétien and Paul Martin, extended major new powers to Canadian state security agencies Canadian Security and Intelligence Service (CSIS), Communications Security Establishment Canada (CSEC), Canadian Border Services Agency (CBSA) and the RCMP, among numerous others.