Canada government to dilute controversial anti-terror bill: CBC

March 27, 2015 8:17 PM

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OTTAWA (Reuters) - The Canadian government will water down controversial new anti-terror legislation after critics said it could be used to target people taking part in peaceful protests, the Canadian Broadcasting Corp said on Friday.

The move would represent a significant concession by the governing right-of-center Conservatives, who until now have refused to countenance changes to a bill they say will combat the threat of "jihadist terrorism".

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