U of C terrorism expert says new legislation is just one step
The federal government will be introducing new national security legislation Friday in Parliament. Prime Minister Stephen Harper says the law will protect Canadians from homegrown extremists by giving authorities new powers – including the ability to prosecute people for “the promotion of terrorism.” Michael Zekulin, a terrorism expert at the University of Calgary, says Canada is one of the last countries to enact such legislation. He says Canadians seem to have the perception that we are...