I have prepared a brief explainer video on the more concerning aspects of C-51. If you have 15 minutes and don’t mind that I misspoke twice (and said C-59 rather than C-51), this may help viewers understand the broad contours of this complicated law. (Or it may just be more confusing!)
Craig Forcese is a law professor teaching national security law at the University of Ottawa and a participant in the Canadian Network for Research on Terrorism, Security and Society.
Kent Roach teaches at the University of Toronto law faculty and worked with both the Arar and Air India commissions.