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Justice officials testing waters for sentencing reform promised by Liberals

(subscription) (subscription)Minister of Justice Jody Wilson-Raybould and Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Ralph Goodale hold a press conference in Ottawa on Friday,...

“Premier Wall has a distinct passion for Saskatchewan;” Liberal MP Ralph Goodale

Regina Liberal MP Ralph Goodale says he wishes Premier Brad Wall well on whatever his next step is after politics. While the two sides have...

No plan for pot-conviction amnesty amid legalization move: Liberals ...

The federal plan to legalize recreational marijuana does not include the general amnesty for past pot convictions some would like to see, says Public Safety ...and...

Tech Execs To Liberals: Don't Make Online Surveillance Even Worse

Many tech entrepreneurs were already concerned that Bill C-51 — the controversial piece of national security legislation passed by the Harper government — is ...and more »...

Liberals to make safe injection sites easier to open and fentanyl harder to smuggle into Canada

Health Minister Jane Philpott and Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale announced a series of legislative changes today that will speed up the process for opening...

Trudeau cabinet expected to debate renewed Ukraine mission

CBC.ca - CBCCBC.caCanada has signalled it is prepared to extend its military training mission in Ukraine. Sources tell CBC News that the size and scope...

Stronger anti-terror measures needed after peace bond failed to stop Aaron Driver from making bombs: Goodale

Huffington Post CanadaOTTAWA — Stronger anti-terror measures are needed after a court-ordered peace bond failed to stop jihadist Aaron Driver from making bombs and plotting...

Government to rebuild immigration detention facilities in Vancouver, Laval

Montreal GazetteThe federal government will also move ahead with plans to expand the range of alternatives to locking up immigrants, with the aim of making...

Liberals move to reassure Canadians on terrorism

OTTAWA -- The governing Liberals are moving further to reassure Canadians that they have a grip on combating the threat of terrorism in the wake...

Liberals work to reassure Canadians following terror threat

OTTAWA – The governing Liberals are moving further to reassure Canadians that they have a grip on combating the threat of terrorism in the wake...

Driver case will focus Liberal fixes to anti-terror law | Akin ...

Justin Trudeau's Liberals will not — as the Conservatives fear — take away new tools Canadian security agencies have been using to fight terrorist networks...

Foiled attack puts spotlight on Canada PM's security revamp

... may see things a bit differently," said Phil Gurski, a risk consultant and former Canadian Security Intelligence Service analyst. But the Liberal government will...

Liberals still plan to repeal parts of counterterrorism powers brought ...

The Liberals want to guarantee that all CSIS warrants respect the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, among other measures.Idle No More demonstrators gather at Ralph...

Well known Saskatchewan livestock professor receives honour for war time effort

Minister of Emergency Preparedness, Ralph Goodale says Williams will be receiving an honour from France for his war efforts. Goodale ... He also had a...

Liberals accused of playing politics with national security as they consult on changes to Bill C-51

(subscription) (subscription)... changes to Bill C-51 because it has realized the benefit of the legislation, though is wary of upsetting opponents. The Liberals, however,...

Canada: Refugees mount hunger strike to protest indefinite detention

Dozens of refugees who are being detained indefinitely in two Ontario jails mounted a hunger strike last month to expose the horrific treatment to which...

Inquest needed, again

Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale said last week that the practice of segregation in women's prisons must be addressed. That's a promising response, but deeds,...

Mohamed Harkat girds himself for another fight to stay

Organizations such as the Canadian and B.C. civil liberties associations have added their voices to those asking Minister of Public Safety Ralph Goodale to exempt...

Protest group 'Colonialism No More' meets Ralph Goodale

She said they pressed Goodale to meet with detainees who are on a hunger strike. "I hope he follows through on that," she said. "I...

Immigrant detainees ending hunger strikes

Immigrant detainees held in two facilities in southern Ontario began a hunger strike on July 11th, 2016; this was in support of their demand to...

NDP vow to 'get Liberals moving' on C-51 promises; will submit private member's bill seeking its repeal

Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale fulfilled another election promise near the end of June by tabling legislation to create a parliamentary committee — with seven...

Notley, other premiers call for more federal help with disaster response

Scott Bardsley, press secretary to federal Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale, said the Liberal government is determined to pay more attention to emergency planning, preparedness...

Ralph Goodale Shows No Signs Of Meeting Immigration Detainees On Hunger Strike

Among those demands are an immediate meeting with Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale and a 90-day limit on such detentions. "Sometimes, it feels like we're...

Winter traffic safety among University of Regina studies to get federal funding

... as biology, physics, math and engineering “and will undoubtedly produce the next generation of smart, new ideas that will make the economy stronger and...

Reception remembering Mike Robinson at the Métropolitain, July 12, 2016

(subscription) (subscription)Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Ralph Goodale and Bob Rae, former interim leader of the Liberal Party. Jake Wright. PREVENT CEO...

Nishnawbe Aski Police could be disbanded if funding issues not fixed

“I have actually written a letter to (Minister of Public Safety) Ralph Goodale, telling him he needs to get to the table,” he said. “This...

Liberals Need The Political Courage To Finally Repeal Bill C-51

Instead, Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale hastily tabled in Parliament, one day before the House of Commons rises for the summer, a new legislation, Bill...

Immigration detainees on hunger strike demand meeting with Goodale

A group of immigration detainees on a hunger strike at two Ontario prisons is demanding to meet Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale. But a spokesperson...

The Thursday news briefing: An at-a-glance survey of some top stories

Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale had already asked the R-C-M-P watchdog to revisit the broader issue of bullying and harassment within the force. The government...

Liberals appoint ex-auditor general to review RCMP handling of harassment lawsuits

OTTAWA — The Liberal government has appointed a former auditor general to review the RCMP's response to lawsuits from four members of the force alleging...

Liberals' Promise Of 'Real Change' Gets Off To A Good Start

On October 19th, 2015, Canadians voted to change their government. Prime Minister Trudeau has been in office now for about eight months. The first sitting...

Liberals right to match oversight with new counter-terror tools

Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale believes that process is to be found in a new first-of-its-kind-in-Canada national security oversight committee of parliamentarians. The committee, which...

Canadian gun enthusiasts and their truly bad timing

That doesn't change much.] Canada's public safety minister, Ralph Goodale, made it clear this week that he had no intention of loosening the restrictions on...

Liberals want to stop MPs from saying too much

OTTAWA—A bill to establish a long-promised parliamentary committee to review Canada's national security agencies will make it a criminal offence for MPs to blab what...

New bill would allow border guards to collect biographic data on those leaving Canada

Toronto StarThe legislation proposed by Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale, titled "An Act to amend the Customs Act," is one of three public safety bills...

Ralph Goodale, Public Safety Minister, Rejects Call To Change AR-15 Rifle Rules

Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale says the federal government rejects the idea of allowing hunters to use the same type of military-style assault rifle involved...

Feds reject call to make type of rifle used in Orlando shooting non-restricted

Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale says the federal government rejects the idea of allowing hunters to use the same type of military-style assault rifle involved...

Canadian officials offer condemnation and sympathy after Florida mass shooting

Liberal MP Ralph Goodale rises during question period in the House of Commons Thursday November 21, 2013 in Ottawa. Goodale says there's a fundamental difference...

Liberals creating new office to help with no-fly list headaches

OTTAWA -- The Liberal government is creating an office to handle inquiries from travellers who have run into problems at the airport due to aviation-security...

Spy agencies to get unprecedented parliamentary oversight under new Liberal legislation

The office of Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale, responsible for Canada's chief spy agency and the RCMP, confirms the proposed legislation will be tabled before...

Liberals hint at changes to RCMP labour bill amid rank-and-file concerns

OTTAWA—The Liberal government is signalling it is open to giving rank-and-file RCMP members a stronger hand in their dealings with top brass. Public Safety Minister...

Regina's Wascana Park has ally in federal minister Ralph Goodale

Ralph Goodale says he will leave provincial funding decisions to the province of Saskatchewan, but the Regina-Wascana MP — a cabinet minister in the federal...

Liberals to study restoring Kingston, Ont., prison farms

Responding to a question from Kingston and the Islands MP Mark Gerretsen during question period in the House of Commons, Minister of Public Safety Ralph...

Canada 'Needs to Do More' to Mitigate Climate Disasters Such as Wildfires, Flood

The Conservatives lost a federal election to the Liberals of Justin Trudeau in October 2015. Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale – in charge of coordinating...

Ottawa mulls 'super' oversight body for security agencies

iPolitics.ca (subscription) (subscription)Ottawa is considering setting up a “super” Security Intelligence Review Committee that would provide oversight to a number of federal security departments and...

Feds mum on Indian media report of Sikh terrorist camp in BC

The Times of India reports that Indian intelligence agencies have alerted the Liberal government that pro-Khalistan extremists near Mission, B.C., plan to carry out strikes...

Public safety minister wants to end jailing of child migrants, increase CBSA oversight

Toronto StarPublic Safety Minister Ralph Goodale says he is examining the Canada Border Services Agency's migrant detention practices, including the detention of children. Speaking Monday...

Liberals want to end jailing of child migrants, Goodale tells senators

OTTAWA -- Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale says he wants to end the Canada Border Services Agency's practice of detaining child migrants. Goodale told a...

Both sides of pipeline debate play out at Liberal Party convention in Winnipeg

​"​Last time we spoke, Prime Minister Trudeau encouraged me to speak my mind and push hard whenever I felt we might collectively err," said Steven...

The Friday news briefing: An at-a-glance survey of some top stories

He says Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale will also soon begin a public review of anti-terrorism legislation passed by the previous Conservative government. The Liberals...