Iain Hunter: We are a country of laws, but only when it suits us

  Times Colonist 

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‘We are a country of the rule of law,” declared Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. You bet we are: The preamble to the Charter of Rights makes this pretty clear. An outfit called the World Justice Project rates Canada ninth in the world on its rule-of-law scale — 10 ranks above the U.S., 66 above China, 80 above Russia and 104 above Venezuela, which will make some of us more smug than we usually are.

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