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Useful Links and Resources about National Security

December 12, 2018

Check out our growing collection of useful links and resources about privacy rights compiled by Talk Rights volunteers, including related organizations, government resources, guides, and legal information. Is there something that should be on this list, but isn’t? Contribute at talkrights [at] ccla [dot] org.  For CCLA’s own materials on national security, visit the national […]

Ella Webber Talks Trans-Non-Binary Rights with the CCLA

June 13, 2018

This series of 12 video clips documents a conversation between CCLA volunteer Amara McLaughlin-Harris and Ella Webber. At the top of each video you can see the key questions the clip will discuss. Amara introduces it as follows: Ella Webber is an old friend of mine. We grew up a street away from one another […]

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.