Confidence in Canadian Federal Government

This article takes a look at Canadian perceptions regarding the federal government’s privacy protections. While there is wide support for government surveillance, a substantial minority believes that it threatens democracy and privacy [...]

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Canadian Counterterrorism Bill in the Works

In the wake of terror attacks in France, the Canadian federal government has released a list of security measures to be discussed in Parliament in upcoming [...]

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BC PIPA Revamp

The British Columbian Personal Information Privacy Act (PIPA) is set to undergo a major revamp by February 2015. [...]

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Five Eyes 101

Snowden’s revelations, along with the Eyes Wide Open project spearheaded by Privacy International, has resulted in a flurry of interest in the Five Eyes alliance. For almost 70 years, the Five Eyes has operated as a surveillance alliance of five English-speaking countries. This article takes a closer [...]

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Trans-Pacific Partnership Triggers Privacy Concerns

This article takes a look at Canadian concerns regarding the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a trade and investment pact that currently includes eleven Pacific Rim countries. While the TPP would make significant changes to Canadian agriculture, investment, intellectual property and culture protection rules, the article concentrates on how the TPP would curtail internet [...]

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