Local Opinions - Red Deer Advocate
Is it time for a second look at laws that empower Canada’s school authorities the right to break the rules guaranteed under our Charter of Rights and Freedoms?
The recent strip search of a 15-year-old female student in Quebec City who was suspected of selling or carrying pot has raised the question. READ
Our weekend news feeds were supposed to be distracted by other things: how to find love on Valentine’s Day; how people in eastern North America were supposed to find their neighbours buried under two metres of snow; how to spend quality time with family on the long weekend, with our February snow melting all around us. Instead, we were instructed to watch what we say in front of the television. READ
Of course, I have no insider’s access and I do not know what is said in cabinet meetings, but I suspect the Harper government already has a team of civil servants drafting a law to allow suffering and dying patients to request the help of a doctor to ease and aid their death. READ