In spite of the fact the Harper Government fast tracked Bill C-51, the Parliamentary Committee won’t re-convene until next week. When you consider the Harper Government’s vow to have this legislation rushed through so it can be passed by the end of the month, this is a dramatic demonstration of how little scrutiny the Harper Government is willing to accord Bill C-51.
The same can’t be said for the rest of us, because Bill C-51 is actually getting a great deal of scrutiny outside the Parliament Buildings.
There are a lot of terrible things in this draft legislation, but as a writer I am especially concerned about it’s assault on Free Speech. Ordinarily I only blog about Canadian Politics sporadically, but this week I hope to post daily. Previous posts include: David Weber warns Bill C-51 will lead to a Police State #RejectTerror #StopBillC51, the film I’ll be seeing…
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