The federal government recently introduced Bill C-13, a law it says is aimed at addressing the problem of cyberbullying and the tragic teen suicides that have resulted from this problem. If passed into law, the Bill would amend the Criminal Code and other laws in a number of ways; first, by creating a new offence [...]
The Supreme Court of Canada has issued its decision in Alberta (Information and Privacy Commissioner) v. United Food and Commercial Workers, Local 401, which challenged Alberta’s private sector privacy legislation on the basis that it interfered with a union’s expressive activities on a picket line. The Court has held that Alberta’s Personal Information Protection [...]
CCLA has written to the Mayor of the Ontario municipality of Oshawa and the members of its City Council with respect to a recent by-law passed dealing with trespass notices. The by-law sets out a wide variety of circumstances in which individuals may be issued trespass notices that would ban them from City property, including [...]
The Canadian Civil Liberties Association has written to Prime Minister Stephen Harper urging him to directly intervene with the Egyptian government to demand the release of Canadians Tarek Loubani and John Greyson. Both men have been detained in Egypt since the middle of August although no charges have been laid against them. Over the last [...]
Read CCLA’s letter to Premier Pauline Marois on the proposed Quebec Charter of Values here. Read the French version here.