Repeal Bill C-51

Repeal Bill C-51
Posted on October 3, 2015 | Jillian Beach | Written on October 3, 2015
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Author's Note:

Author's Note:

Bill C-51 does nothing but promote the politics of fear. This is not my Canada.

Dear Canadian Political Party Leaders:

Canadian experts have spoken loudly and clearly against Bill C-51. Lawyers, privacy commissioners, intelligence officers, indigenous groups, activists – all have said that Bill C-51 is a reckless, dangerous and ineffective bill that will do nothing to thwart terrorism. Instead, it will build a police state that answers to no one and nothing – certainly not to Canada’s constitution.

That this terrible bill passed through parliament speaks to the cynical political calculations of the Conservative majority and the Liberal leader. Canadians – including very ordinary Canadians such as myself – understand that much. This bill has the potential for several violations of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Amendments are not sufficient; C-51 needs to be repealed completely. 

Please stop Bill C-51 in its tracks by promising to repeal it if you win the federal election on October 19, 2015.

Sincerely,

Jillian Beach
of British Columbia

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