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Holding hijackers to account
Belarus’s actions this week — calling in a faux bomb risk to divert a Ryanair flight to its capital so as to arrest a dissident journalist — have been referred to as “unprecedented” and an “completely unacceptable hijacking.” Canada has joined different G7 nations in condemning Belarus and threatening sanctions.
International Affairs Minister Marc Garneau joins The Home to debate the effectiveness of these measures, and worldwide relations professor Alexander Lanoszka and Alena Liavonchanka, chair of the Belarusian Canadian Alliance, debate whether or not they go far sufficient.
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How Quebec’s Invoice 96 is taking part in out in Ottawa
The Quebec authorities’s proposed Invoice 96 goals to strengthen the province’s language legal guidelines — and unilaterally amend Canada’s Structure to declare that Quebecers type a nation, with French as their official language.
Such constitutional tinkering usually would elevate alarms in Ottawa, however when requested about Invoice 96 this week the place taken by get together leaders was laissez-faire. Daniel Béland, professor of political science and director of the McGill Institute for the Research of Canada, joins The Home to supply a better have a look at how Invoice 96 is taking part in out on the federal stage.
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Teenage local weather activists take coronary heart
Courts in Germany and Australia have each dominated in favour of younger activists who argued that governments have an obligation to guard youthful generations from the harms of local weather change. Right here in Canada, an analogous lawsuit in opposition to the federal authorities was dismissed final 12 months, however that ruling is being appealed.
Seventeen-year-old activist Lauren Wright explains why she launched her lawsuit in opposition to Canada and why these current worldwide developments give her contemporary hope.
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Looking forward to Canada’s navy justice evaluation
A evaluation of the Canadian Armed Forces’ justice system may have huge implications for the way sexual misconduct circumstances are dealt with within the navy.
Former Supreme Courtroom justice Morris Fish will quickly ship his report — at a time of unprecedented scrutiny of the CAF over its dealing with of alleged circumstances of sexual misconduct. Dalhousie professor Elaine Craig, who has studied sexual assault trials in Canada’s navy justice system, discusses what wants to vary and what’s at stake.
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