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What questions would you like answered for Privacy Day 2018?

Respond to CCLA’s 2018 Privacy Day Survey and tell us what privacy issues you think will matter most in 2018.

Discrimination against Gender Non-conforming Individuals: Academic Sources and Debates

February 12, 2018

Discriminations against gender non-conforming individuals, very often, differ from the paradigmatic cases of overt and intentional infliction of differential treatment that one tends to envisage. Often, they are very subtle and effected through contextualized actions

Gender Identity and the Human Rights Act (former Bill C-16)

March 12, 2018

Since its tabling in 2016, Bill C-16 (whose official title is An Act to Amend the Canadian Human Rights Act and the Criminal Code  and which received royal assent in June 2017) has been the subject of great controversy.

“Cyberspace law” and web privacy violations

March 12, 2018

Because the Learn section of TalkRights features content produced by CCLA volunteers and interviews with experts in their own words, opinions expressed here do not necessarily represent the CCLA’s own policies or positions. For official publications, key reports, position papers, legal documentation, and up-to-date news about the CCLA’s work check out the In Focus section of […]

Cell phones and Canadian Courts: Some Recent Cases

April 11, 2018

Because the Learn section of TalkRights features content produced by CCLA volunteers and interviews with experts in their own words, opinions expressed here do not necessarily represent the CCLA’s own policies or positions. For official publications, key reports, position papers, legal documentation, and up-to-date news about the CCLA’s work check out the In Focus section of […]

What’s a VPN? How does it work? And what privacy benefit does it offer?

April 11, 2018

virtual private networks (VPN) can add an additional layer of privacy while browsing the internet. This article explains how VPNs work and explores their privacy implications.

In the News: Canada’s Privacy Commissioner Proposes Tools to Protect Online Reputation Under Existing Canada Law

April 11, 2018

Because the Learn section of TalkRights features content produced by CCLA volunteers and interviews with experts in their own words, opinions expressed here do not necessarily represent the CCLA’s own policies or positions. For official publications, key reports, position papers, legal documentation, and up-to-date news about the CCLA’s work check out the In Focus section of […]

An interview with Gary Malkowski, Director of the Canadian Hearing Society

April 11, 2018

An interview with Gary Malkowski, the Vice President at the Canadian Hearing Society.

The Genetic Non-Discrimination Act- An Overview

April 11, 2018

The Genetic Non-Discrimination Act (GNDA), or Bill S-201, passed into law on May 4th 2017. The bill, along with amendments in the Canadian Labour Code and the Canadian Human Rights Act, prohibits companies and employers from requiring genetic testing or the results of genetic tests.

Medical Assistance in Dying (former Bill C-14)

April 11, 2018

Much has changed since the Supreme Court’s 2015 ruling in Carter v Canada. In this ruling, the court decided that the prohibition on physician assisted dying was unconstitutional and that assisted dying was a right to adults suffering from “grievous and irremediable” medical illnesses.[1] In response, parliament drafted and ratified Bill C-14, Medical Assistance in Dying.