VERY IMPORTANT: Not enough being done to help hundreds of Canadians detained abroad: lawyers
Not enough being done to help hundreds of Canadians detained abroad: lawyers
“Under Harper, they changed the law to make it easier to refuse … The changes were driven by their tough-on-crime agenda even though there was no empirical evidence to support it.”
“This is an issue that is not on the public’s radar screen but represents another test for the new government,” Waldman said. “Hopefully they will understand the issues … and do the right thing.”
The Alberta women hope their story will help prevent other people from making the same mistakes they did and are eager to return home.
“Only one last obstacle in the way and that’s the signature from the minister. I really…
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