Balancing liberty and security

posted on December 22, 2004 | in Category Bill C-36 | PermaLink

Original author: Carol Goar
Source: Editorial in The Toronto Star
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Date: December 22, 2004

Just before leaving for Christmas, Members of Parliament took care of one last piece of unfinished business. They announced a review of the Anti-Terrorism Act, passed in the wake of the 9-11 tragedy.

They had little choice. Section 145 of the act requires a re-examination of all of its provisions and operations after three years. The deadline for launching it was Dec. 18.

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