Your face is not the same as your debit card number or your credit card number. It cannot be replaced and we don’t currently have systems to monitor fraudulent uses of our biometrics. Warrantless facial recognition technology ought to be banned in Canada, until further notice, except where it is used by an individual to […]
A tool designed to make strip searches seem less invasive helps them make it easier to justify being invasive. “The Toronto Police Service continue having this obsession with searching where the sun don’t shine — without legal authority” – Michael Bryant Read our deputation here.
The Ontario Government served the Canadian Civil Liberties Association with their Statement of Defence today, in the Ontario Sticker law challenge by CCLA. Their Defence is that the Ford Government’s sticker does not contain a political message. We disagree.
Know Your Rights
Welcome to the Remote Rights Project web resources. The Canadian Civil Liberties Education Trust has been educating young people in Canada about their rights and freedoms in classrooms for more than 20 years, and we’re thrilled that with grant support from the Canadian Internet Registration Authority’s (CIRA) Community Initiatives Project, we are able to provide […]
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Whether at major events, in the media, or through public advocacy campaigns, we engage with citizens to support democratic action and dialogue.
Through our foundation, the Canadian Civil Liberties Education Trust, we bring important issues into Canadian classrooms and communities.
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