Tag Archives: canada

How to avoid committing sexual assault

Pulat Yunusov There are man crimes. Take sexual assault, for example. I don’t have the stats but I will be really surprised if most people convicted of sexual assault weren’t men. For example, the Criminal Code has special rules making…

Father was never charged with war crime, family says

Published On Thu Nov 26 2009 OTTAWA–The family of Helmut Oberlander says he was never a Nazi and he has not been charged by the federal government with any war crime. The Federal Court of Appeal released a ruling recently…

A brief history of trade unions in Canada up to WW2

Guest Blogger: Amber Legislation forcing British Columbia paramedics back to work was introduced November 2.   The bill will impose a retroactive one year contract on 3,500 ambulance paramedics, members of CUPE 873, who went on strike April 1, 2009. It…

The new underclass

By Pulat Yunusov Who haven’t heard of immigration queue jumpers? The current federal government used this term when it shut down visa-free travel from the Czech Republic and Mexico. Federal officials blamed queue jumping refugee claimants. But if someone jumps the…

Is polgyamy a crime in Canada?

Guest Blogger "Amber" Is polygamy a crime in Canada? Does Criminal Code Section 293, making polygamy a crime in Canada, infringe the Canadian Charter protection of freedom of religion? Two leaders of a Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day…