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Postal banking would dent payday loan business

Postal banking exists in just about every developed country and in many developing ones, and under just about any economic model, as this writer points out. 

January 26, 2016

Expats' right to vote should be inalienable: Editorial

In a democracy, certain rights — including the right to vote — must override all others. Once you are a citizen, nobody should be able to strip you of that right: Chronicle Herald editorial.

August 04, 2015

Two articles: Cybercrime bill raises worries, and Department of Justice response

Two articles discuss, first, the Canadian privacy commissioner's concerns about the cybercrime bill, and second, the government's response to objections to the bill.

November 29, 2013

Rehtaeh Parsons bill would alter voyeurism definition

A new bill before Parliament in response to the death of Rehtaeh Parsons would make it a crime to share an intimate image of someone without their consent.

June 18, 2013

Court mulls duress defence in Nova Scotia spousal abuse case

The Supreme Court of Canada will hear arguments this week on whether the battered woman's defence can be widened to include the hiring of a hit man to kill an abusive spouse.

June 13, 2012