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Canada’s Privacy Commissioner’s Office Is Furious, and he’s Deleting their Facebook Page

April 25, 2019

A blistering report issued by Canada’s and British Columbia’s Privacy Commissioners accuses Facebook of violating Canadian law following their joint investigation into the Cambridge Analytica scandal—and then refusing to comply with the Commissioner’s recommendations to make sure it doesn’t happen again. Federal Privacy Commissioner Daniel Therrien states in a press release that Facebook’s “privacy framework […]

CCLA at the Supreme Court: Privacy Lost

April 19, 2019

Brenda McPhail Director of Privacy, Technology & Surveillance Project         It’s a loss for privacy in a disappointing Supreme Court decision released April 18 in R v Mills. The Court issued four different reasons in this decision, a reflection of the complicated issues at stake in a case that combines a […]

Canada Responds to CCLA’s Demand for Waterfront Toronto Quayside Project Reset

April 18, 2019

CCLA at the Supreme Court: What happens when the police arrest you for a non-existent offence?

April 18, 2019

Cara Zwibel Director of Fundamental Freedoms Program         Sometimes truth really is stranger than fiction. It may be hard to believe, but earlier this week the Supreme Court of Canada – nine of the finest legal minds in the country – spent the morning hearing arguments in a case that involved […]