Beware of curbing civil liberties because of #OttawaShooting @jmarianscott #canpoli

A leading human-rights expert warned Thursday that Canada should not use this week’s tragedies in Ottawa and St-Jean-sur-Richelieu to justify curbs on civil rights.

“I’m concerned that this is going to be used by the Harper government as an excuse to bring in legislation that will further diminish rights, further target and profile minorities in Canada, using preventive measures that will perhaps exacerbate the situation,” said lawyer Pearl Eliadis.



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