Canadian Civil Liberties Association Hosts Experts at “Helping Canadians Find Pathways to Privacy” Toronto Symposium | L’Association canadienne des libertés civiles reçoit des experts lors du symposium « Aider les Canadiens à trouver la voie de la protection de la vie privée » à Toronto

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Canadian Civil Liberties Association Hosts Experts at
“Helping Canadians Find Pathways to Privacy” Toronto Symposium

 

March 20, 2014 | 6:00 – 8:30 pm

Public Panel Discussion & Privacy Fair:
“Advancing privacy and civil liberties in Canada’s (emerging) surveillance state”

The Bissell Building, University of Toronto, 140 St. George Street, Toronto

Featuring:

Jay Stanley, ACLU Speech, Privacy and [...]

Press Release: Sukanya Pillay Appointed Executive Director and General Counsel of CCLA

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SUKANYA PILLAY APPOINTED GENERAL COUNSEL AND EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE CANADIAN CIVIL LIBERTIES ASSOCIATION

Toronto, February 19, 2014 - Effective immediately, the Board of the Canadian Civil Liberties Association (CCLA) is pleased to announce that Sukanya Pillay is the new General Counsel and Executive Director of the organization.

Sukanya brings to the position a tremendous skill [...]

Press Release: Human Rights Groups from Ten Countries Launch INCLO to Reshape Rights Landscape

Media contact:

Peter Goffin, CCLA - 416-363-0321  ext. 225 or media@ccla.org

Steve Smith, ACLU – 212-549-2666 or  media@aclu.org

 

 October 11, 2013

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Human Rights Groups from Ten Countries Launch INCLO to
Reshape Rights Landscape 

“Take Back the Streets” Report Details Excessive Police Force Against Protestors 

 

NEW YORK/TORONTO - Canada’s national civil liberties watchdog, the Canadian Civil Liberties Association (CCLA) has today (October 11, [...]

Press release: Canadian Artists for Civil Liberties Take to the Ice With Toronto Police to Promote Freedom of Expression

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Canadian Artists for Civil Liberties Take to the Ice
With Toronto Police to Promote Freedom of Expression

When: Saturday, October 19, 2013, 5-8pm

Where: Mattamy Athletic Centre (formerly Maple Leaf Gardens), Toronto

Toronto – On October 19, the Canadian Civil Liberties Association (CCLA) and the Canadian Artists for Civil Liberties will present the first annual hockey game between [...]

CCLA responds to Ontario government's expanded Taser use

On August 27, 2013, the Ontario government announced its decision to expand Conducted Energy Weapon (CEW) deployment amongst the police forces in the province. As a leading voice on rights and freedoms in Canada, CCLA responded to the announcement with the following media release:

 

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 CCLA: Government focus should be on police de-escalation techniques, not [...]