New law would violate Constitution

I am concerned about Bill C-13. It has passed through the House of Commons and is now going to the Senate. If it passes there, it will become law.

I am concerned about Bill C-13. It has passed through the House of Commons and is now going to the Senate.

If it passes there, it will become law.

This law will enable authorities to monitor the private lives of Canadians (both guilty and innocent) without any meaningful oversight (which wouldn’t be meaningful even if it were implemented).

It will also give telecommunications providers legal immunity for handing over private information to the government without a warrant.

Victims won’t be informed, so the government will be able to spy on anyone at any time and we won’t know it.

The Supreme Court of Canada recently ruled that warrantless government requests for private information are unconstitutional.

How, then, can we allow a law that goes against our very Constitution?

The government recently cut Parliamentary debate on this bill short and then rammed it through the House of Commons. The Senate prides itself on being a chamber of sober second thought. Let them prove it.

Privacy is one of our fundamental rights as Canadians. We should not just give it up. In fact, it should take an all-out war to force us to give up our fundamental freedoms.

There is so much more to learn about this horrifying bill. You can find out all the details at

If we contact our senators, they will listen to us. They are our voice, but how will they know what we’re saying if we don’t tell them? They are listed here:

I encourage Canadians to learn more about how we can work together to safeguard our privacy at

Shannon Brault

Red Deer

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