The House of Commons Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security recently thwarted Canadian policing agencies’ insatiable hunger for lawful access and related surveillance powers. For now, our elected officials aren’t convinced that law enforcement and spying agencies urgently need warrantless access to our digital and online lives.
Pardon Snowden campaigners call on President Obama to forgive Edward Snowden, arguing that the National Security Agency (NSA) whistleblower’s act of conscience benefited the United States and enriched democratic debate worldwide.
Three years after Edward Snowden’s eye-opening state surveillance revelations, it’s time for the Communications Security Establishment and Canada’s other spy agencies to come clean.
Justin Trudeau promises to give the Communications Security Establishment, Canada’s most secretive spy agency, more powers to spy on Canadians if the Liberals form the next government after the 2015 federal election.
Bill C-51 “poses a fundamental threat to Canadians’ rights and civil liberties”, the Canadian Civil Liberties Association and Canadian Journalists for Free Expression declare in new Charter challenge against Harper’s police state legislation.
More than 100 academics sign letter telling Canadian MPs that Harper’s proposed anti-terrorism legislation, Bill C-51, would allow CSIS to violate Canadians’ privacy rights.
A report just published by Glenn Greenwald reveals that the Communications Security Establishment (CSE), Canada’s electronic spy agency, steals email content obtained by criminal hackers.
The Privacy Commissioner of Canada warns that Bill C-51, Harper’s proposed new anti-terrorism legislation, would further erode Canadians’ privacy rights.