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Canada's Democratic Deficit: Is it Systemic and Can it be Fixed?

It has not been uncommon to hear people decry the democratic deficit in Canada. Former Prime Minister Paul Martin defined a democratic deficit as MPs having, among other things, very limited independence.

Does the Federal Omnibus Crime Bill C-10 Make Sense?

During the past Federal election campaign the Federal Conservatives promised a number of changes in the area of justice. During this winter’s session of Parliament, that has taken the form of the “Federal Omnibus Crime Bill”.