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Hilarious. Public Safety has redacted the "of Canada" in "Government of Canada" in my latest ATI package, citing ministerial advice.
Our Sun colleagues are accredited members of the Parliamentary Press Gallery, and are entitled to ask whatever questions they want.
This is gigantic. Supreme Court unanimously rules police need a warrant for telecom subscriber info. http://thechronicleherald.ca/canada/1214552-police-need-warrant-for-telecom-data-supreme-court-of-canada-rules#.U5sDJ3tWl4M.twitter … #cdnpoli
Star Media Group press release: Metro papers in Regina, Saskatoon, and London to close on Friday.
I don't know what team name your going to go with, Washington, but REDBLACKS is *taken*.
Beyond parody: my latest access to info request censored paragraphs in a press release as they're considered "advice" to the minister.
Sheila Fraser calls the Conservatives' electoral reform bill "an attack on Canada's democracy." http://www.nationalnewswatch.com/2014/04/03/ex-auditor-general-fraser-slams-elections-bill-as-attack-on-democracy/#.Uz1YevldWgV … #cdnpoli
Public Safety says they may have made a mistake when they censored the "Canada" in "Government of Canada." http://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2014/06/20/government_of_censored_censors_cyberbullying_docs.bb.html … #cdnpoli
My favourite comment on my privacy stories so far: "this is canada and theres terrorism shutup and let them do theyre job".
Privacy watchdog investigating RCMP warrantless data collection. http://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2014/09/22/privacy_watchdog_investigating_rcmp_data_collection.html … #cdnpoli pic.twitter.com/RoeJrSSFXi
Can we just put an end to newspaper endorsements, already?
I keep hearing that the Supreme Court said "no" to Senate reform, which is not true. They said Commons can't do it without provinces.
Anndddd there's the money quote. Poilievre said if Neufeld didn't want him to use the words in the report, he shouldn't have written them.
Oh, and just by the way, here's what the Canadian Taxpayers Federation estimated the cost of gov't communications at. http://www.thestar.com/opinion/commentary/2014/08/03/ottawas_spin_doctor_payroll_rivals_that_of_the_commons.html …
That's ... that's a lot of professors voicing opposition to @pierrepoilievre's election reforms. http://fullcomment.nationalpost.com/2014/03/11/dont-undermine-elections-canada/ … #cdnpoli
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