Greetings from CCLA,
This past month, Canadians Tarek Loubani and John Greyson were released from detention in Egypt and returned to Canada. We celebrate their safe return home, and at the same time, we remain mindful of the other Canadians detained abroad, and continue to monitor their situations and their due process rights. Earlier in the month, [...]
Watch the above video to hear from CCLA’s Director of Public Safety Abby Deshman on G20 Toronto, policing at protests and You Should Have Stayed Home.
CCLA is partnering with Praxis Theatre throughout their National Tour of You Should Have Stayed Home, a performance piece about the largest peacetime mass arrest in Canadian history. Written by Tommy Taylor, the play [...]
Dear CCLA Supporters:
CCLA is actively addressing issues relating to privacy, surveillance, equality, freedom of religion, freedom of expression, and security of the person.
In the wake of PRISM and NSA revelations of massive surveillance this summer, CCLA held our RightsWatch conference, “Civil Liberties in the Digital Age: Privacy, Media and Free Expression,” on September 20 and 21. We heard [...]
Greetings from all of us at CCLA to each and every one of you!
August was no holiday for civil liberties proponents, and in this issue we share CCLA’s immediate response to the Ontario government’s announcement of increased Taser deployment among police forces; our work on freedom of religion in the context of renewed discussion to [...]
Can’t make it to our event “Seeking Access to Information”? We’ll be live blogging the event today – check it out below!
The federal Access to Information Act celebrated its 30th anniversary this summer amidst calls from Information Commissioner Suzanne Legault to overhaul the Act. According to Legault, “our access to information rights have been slowly eroded by [...]