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Congress is taking summer vacation. The following are suspended until autumn:

Canadian members are returning home to their constituency on Thursday afternoon after they agree to stand up for the summer.

Due to a recent delay in seats, a newly adopted bill was submitted to the Senate for review, but many government promises remain suspended until fall.

Unlike the last two summers, when Prime Minister Justin Trudeau promulgated Congress in 2020 and called for an election in 2021, legislation that did not cross the finish line was scratched. , MP will be reintroduced when it returns in September.

This is not currently scheduled for elections as the Liberal Party signed an NDP Confidence and Cooperation Agreement earlier this year and is expected to work together to keep the Liberal Party in power until 2025. Because.

Well, as is often the case in politics, no one can predict the future. But so far, there are no signs that another arrogance is underway, nor is there another federal election.

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Things stand here when the House of Commons takes a summer vacation. This isn't a definitive list of dozens of bills caught in the middle of the process, but we'll take a closer look at the key promises.

Firearms Reform

Last month, the federal government announced a new bill they said would make firearms safer.

Bill C-21 aims to freeze the sale of pistols nationwide and deprive those involved in domestic violence and criminal harassment of their firearm licenses.

Read more:National "freezing" of pistols in the new firearms regulations proposed by Ottawa

Similarly, we promise to introduce what is known as the Bill "Danger Signal" Act — in effect, police police firearms on someone who is believed to be dangerous to themselves or others. A law that forces you to hand over to.

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The bill is currently being read a second time at the House of Commons, so the committee's investigation and third time You need to do a reading. You can go to the Senate.

Banting sanctioned Russians

Canada has about 1,000 Russians and Belarus in connection with the invasion of Ukraine Sanctioned people. 100 days of aggression.

In May, Minister of Public Security Marco Mendicino announced that the government would submit a bill in the Senate and a bill banning sanctioned persons from entering the country in reverse order. The

billwas passed by the Red Chamber of Commerce, but the House of Commons must go through the legislative process again.

Passing the bill in the Senate first was expected to help speed up its passage,said one source.

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Mobile phone border snooping

Returning to the upcoming MP is a controversial bill that has received little attention so far, but upon arriving at the House of Commons, it may be ready for a heated debate.

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The S-7 submitted in March isa law that amends the Customs Law and the Pre-Customs Law. It is titled. ..

However, these amendments are for those who enter Canada when the border guard has "reasonable general concerns" about the goods or substances controlled by the border guard. We are proposing to relax the restrictions on the search for "Personal Digital Devices" in Canada.

The government states that as a result of a court order in 2020, it is trying to create "clear and strict standards" when personal digital devices can be searched by border. The standards of customs law are unconstitutional.

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But privacy advocates warn about possible misuse.

Of particular concern to the Canadian Civil Liberties Association is the "reasonable general concern" threshold. This is a standard that does not exist in current Canadian law and is significantly different from the general thresholds used in similar law. A law that is a "reasonable reason to doubt".

"Introducing such low standards not only does not protect personal privacy, but may also result from the excessive discretion provided by such minimalist standards. It cannot provide protection against religious profiling and can be exacerbated. Profiling "warns CCLA.

The Senate has amended that section of the bill to create criteria for searching for "suspicious and rational reasons," but it's still unclear whether the government will accept the amendment. There is none.

We will be returning to the House of Commons, so expecta lot ofquestions.

Cyber ​​Security — and a secret order

Minister of Public Security Marco Mendicino submitted C-26 earlier this month.

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The bill directs the federal government to cybersecurity plans and conservation efforts for critical infrastructure operators. The purpose is to grant a radical new authority for. It will also create the power that the government needs to implement the bans promised to Huawei and ZTE.

However, cybersecurity experts, while some of the bills are "hard", secretly instruct private companies, especially in light of the facts such as corporate cyber repairs and changes. The operation may be costly, stating that the provisions that allow it to be amended.

Read more: Ottawa's cybersecurity bill is "hard", but secret rules require work Experts say

The bill arises when critical infrastructure protection and cybersecurity play a new role at the heart of Canada's national security conversation. ..

Mendicino recently warned the government thatwas "alert" against Russian cyberattacks.

Judge Law Reform

At the end of last year, Justice Minister David Rametti announced a C-9 aimed at amending the Judge Law. I submitted it.

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The bill goes into the process of the Canadian Justice Council to consider the actions of federal judges. It is a replacement. It also presents a new process for handling allegations of fraud that are "not serious enough to justify the dismissal of a judge."

It is a requirement for the judge in question to be counseled, continue to be educated, and be reprimanded if their actions do not reach the threshold justifying removal. is showing.

Similarly, the law changes the way recommendations for dismissing judges are made to the Minister of Justice,an additional set of steps for dismissing public officialsIs presented. From a judge appointed to hold their job during "good deeds".

Note: NDP's Algorithm Reform Bill

At the House of Commons, the bill for private members is always strict, especially for that bill. .. I'm from an opposition party member.

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There may be few plausible ways to get through, but a private member from Peter Julian of NDP The bill is worth noting in the heightened awareness of Western democracy about how social media algorithms are driving the online dissemination of hateful and radical content.

As Global News reported, finding radical content online in Canada takes just four clicks.

C-292 proposes that social media companies require disclosure of how personal information about users is collected and how that personal information is used by algorithms. I am. Withhold content from that user, or amplify or promote it.

These companies use algorithms that use personal information in such a way that content moderation algorithms "cause unfavorable discriminatory treatment of individuals or groups of individuals under one or more bans." You need to make sure you don't. Grounds for discrimination. The

bill, like all private citizen bills, will face difficult battles and the path to an unlikely passage.

But when Congress returns in the fall, discussions on the proposal can provide interesting insights into whether the Liberal Party government plans to propose serious measures targeting the algorithm. There is sex.

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