On September 21, PressProgress reported on Conservative candidate Ron Liepert at Sunday’s Calgary-Signal Hill all-candidates debate. Liepert responded to criticisms of the Conservatives’ controversial Bill C‑51, saying

I know there’s a whole group of people including a couple of the speakers here tonight who talk about civil liberties and about the freedom of having the right to pretty much choose to do what you like.

Folks, that’s not the country we live in.

I’d suggest that because of Conservative machinations, it is indeed not the Canada in which we live right now.

But is this what we want?