Nearly a century ago, the world remained silent while 1.5 million Armenians were victims of a genocide. On April 24, 2004, the Canadian Parliament passed a motion clearly stating this truth and condemning it as a crime against humanity.
Julie is a mother who receives child benefits from the government. In 2011, when she separates from her husband for the first time, she declared her new marital status to the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). Soon after, Julie reconciled with her husband and began living with him again. But after 10 months, they separated for good. She will then have trouble with CRA.
The Conservatives recently introduced Bill C-23, which demonstrates a clear political will to restrict the rights of the most vulnerable voters and mount an all-out attack on civic education. Ironically, the Conservatives have asked for time allocation—a restriction on the time allowed for debate—for this bill to reform our democratic system!