It’s easy to poke fun at the Prime Minister’s Office for directing what is meant to be a government-wide austerity effort while harboring 94 staff of whom 21 make over $100,000 a year. So let’s. Then let’s think about how to spend more.
Archive for April 13th, 2012
The unanimous decision strips police of the power to authorize an emergency wiretap without a warrant, and gives Parliament a year to rewrite the legislation. Interestingly, some of the concerns raised by the judges have already been addressed in the highly controversial Bill C-30. That’s the notorious legislation that spawned the @vikileaks and #tellviceverything Twitter campaigns. It was sent directly to committee after first reading over concerns it breached the privacy rights of Canadians – and after a very public outcry.