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This relates to concerns about whether U.S. border guards are not just searching devices, but also downloading their contents for later examination and even cloning and mirroring the devices.
More than half of Canadian adults in jail awaiting trial rather than serving sentences in 2014 and 2015: StatsCan
The John Howard Society has been raising awareness about the "remand crisis" for years: in 2005 they warned that the average daily pre-trial prison population in Ontario had more than doubled since 1991.
More talks, instead of action, from the federal government 'is beyond sickening, it's neglectful,' critic says
"They are not doing enough": Pam Palmater, chair of the indigenous governance program at Ryerson University and a critic of not only the federal government but also of the Assembly of First Nations.
Fighting for the 'right to try': Terminally ill Canadians want legal right to access unproven treatments
While competent people facing a forseeable death have the legal "right to die" in Canada, they don't have the "right to try" something that might prolong their lives.
Ontario has the worst record for the proportion of criminal charges stayed or withdrawn, and of the cases that do make it to trial, the percentage of accused persons found guilty is just 55.3%.
Interception of Canadians' private communications by the federal electronic spy agency increased 26-fold last year, for reasons authorities won't fully explain.
19 people have been killed in police shootings in Ontario since the ombudsman's office opened a special investigation following the shooting death of Sammy Yatim, 18, in July 2013.
Twenty years after federal government changed sentencing, aboriginals still disproportionately fill our prisons
"Changing sentencing provisions was one part of the solution, but providing alternatives to court is the other, and I think we haven't done as good a job on that as we might have:" Allen Rock.
Can inmates ask to die? Canada still needs to decide how assisted death bill will impact prison population
The matter is likely to raise some tough issues for corrections officials, said Catherine Latimer, of the John Howard Society of Canada, which advocates for a "effective, just and humane" corrections system.
In a Canadian first, survivors of sexual violence will get free legal advice in Ontario pilot program
Anyone who has experienced a sexual assault in Toronto, Ottawa, and Thunder Bay — the host cities for the pilot project — will be offered access to four hours of free legal advice.
The change is aimed at making it easier and less costly for survivors to flee their current situation without penalizing landlords.
Finland to pay every citizen $1,100 per month and scrap all other benefits in effort to reduce unemployment rate
A survey commissioned by the Finnish Social Insurance Institution found that close to 70 per cent of the population favours the idea of a national basic income.
Basic income is on the radar of many of Canada's leaders, who see the effects of poverty in their communities and are asking for new tools to create real change.
The prime minister has said he doesn't support the revocation provisions that have a different impact on dual citizens than other Canadians.
The Federal Court ruled the CSC's risk-assessment tools failed to consider the "special needs" of aboriginals, lacked scientific rigour, and were susceptible to "cultural bias."
Canada's acceptance of Hungarian Roma asylum-seekers is on an upswing after plummeting to record lows just a few years ago.
The CMHC said secondary suites are recognized as a source of affordable housing that is often lower cost than apartments in rental buildings.
Allowing Canadians who have lived abroad for more than five years to vote in federal elections would be unfair to those who live in Canada, Ontario's top court ruled Monday.
Recognizing that government interference with religious freedom will create disaffection among those targeted is not appeasement, it's common sense, says Marni Soupcoff, Canadian Constitution Foundation.
'Hanging on by a thread': Fire department of Canada's most populated First Nation struggles to stay afloat
First Nations across Canada have the same problems because there is no legislative framework to mandate fire prevention and protection like there is for most off-reserve communities.