WATCH ABOVE: While there are questions about how effective the new anti-terror laws will be, some wonder whether we’re sacrificing personal liberty for national security. Vassy Kapelos reports.
Updated at 8 p.m. Friday Jan. 30: Added definitions of “promote” and “advocate” from Justice Canada.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper unveiled his government’s new counter-terror bill with dire warnings about the threats facing Canada from radical, freedom-hating groups on the other side of the world.
“A great evil has been descending on our world,” he said in Richmond Hill on Friday.
And Harper introduced Bill C-51, a sweeping piece of legislation that covers everything from what you’re allowed to say and write to who can board a plane, what happens to your tax information and how long you can be detained without charge, he cited fatal attacks last fall in Ottawa and St. Jean Sur Richelieu.
READ MORE: How does…
View original post 913 more words