iclmg.ca
Editorial: Can a law be made retroactive after the fact? The Liberal government thinks so - International Civil Liberties Monitoring Group
By Monia Mazigh – The Protection of Canada from Terrorists Act (formerly Bill C-44) was introduced in the House of Commons immediately after the Parliament Hill and the Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu shootings in October 2014. The legislation had been sitting on the government’s shelves and the tragic incidents offered the “strategic timing” for the government to table …