Our politicians did not stand up for freedom of religion, women's rights and freedom of expression when they needed to.
It's absurd to pass any law that is so obviously a violation of that constitution and its Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
This position is different than others he's taken — it's about building the kind of inclusive society he talked about.
Either you believe people have an inalienable right to peacefully express their deepest religious views, or you don't.
Trampling on a woman's rights, freedom and dignity is not a lesser evil. It's serious. It's unacceptable.
"So, I'm not allowed on a bus?"
While the main output of the ongoing battle for the Conservative Party of Canada's leadership has been a deluge of candidates, a few interesting policies have also surfaced.
David Johnston says Canada showed its true colours during the niqab debate and in its response to the Syrian refugee crisis.
Since NAFTA was implemented, we have realized that free trade was not just about the elimination of commercial boundaries and protectionist trade policies, but also about allowing delocalization to take place. And just as Sanders is considering to reintroduce the Glass Steagal act, the NDP should also propose to reintroduce firewalls between financial institutions.
In the present trying times, one extremist group after another rears its ugly head. This includes the Taliban, Al-Qaeda, Boko Haram, Al-Shabaab, and the most recent incarnation ISIS. Yet, my colleagues at Universalist Muslims and I refuse to let go of Islam.