You should be worried about Canada’s Anti-terrorism Act

Bill C-51 has more to do with appearing tough on terror than actually making Canadians safe, columnist writes.

In a Toronto Star op-ed, lawyer Faisal Kutty listed a sample of his clients and what they were flagged for, including “an engineering student searching, wait for this, engineering journals; hugging someone at an Eid gathering when this is part of the festive rituals; and attending lectures about rights.”

As lawyer Kutty correctly noted, Canada’s national security framework requires a major overhaul.