Police mention; Canada LGBTQ politics 


CBC: Toronto police withdraw bid to march in uniform in 2018 Pride parade


Canada politics 

CBC: It's official — the Harper government muzzled scientists. Some say it's still happening


Canada politics; LGBTQ+; police 

CBC: AG reviews call for inquiry into Toronto police handling of missing persons cases linked to Gay Village


Your periodic reminder that the police are NOT queer allies

Canada politics 

Okay I'm ready for the 2019 election campaign to be over

Canada politics; intellectual property 

Good news!

"TPP trade ministers ... suspended controversial provisions from the original TPP related to intellectual property, which the Canadian tech sector had long called on Ottawa to remove from the deal."

It's looking more and more like there won't be copyright term extensions in Canada after all :)


Canada politics; HIV criminalisation 

Prosecutions for nondisclosure of HIV appear to be "disproportionate and discriminatory"


Canadian politics 

I don't know what the Real Answer to this problem is, but if some kid (not a rich, well-connected politician) somehow managed to defraud a bunch of people for $300k, I'm pretty sure they'd be in prison


The Senate fancies itself a council of "wise owls?"

Wasn't a senator caught recently with a faked master's degree?


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