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Rights of Canadians detained abroad argued at Supreme Court

February 19, 2013

Millions of Canadians travel abroad. Each year, some are charged and convicted of crimes in foreign countries. These individuals are often detained for long periods of time in foreign prisons, far from their families. Many will be surrounded by a foreign bureaucracy, culture and language, and may be subject to conditions that fall far below […]

CCLA celebrates robust win for Canadians’ privacy at the Supreme Court

March 27, 2013

The CCLA is extremely pleased with the Supreme Court’s decision in R. v. Telus, which upholds strong privacy protections for the millions of Canadians who communicate via text message. The Criminal Code contains comprehensive provisions on intercepting private communication, giving individuals heightened privacy protection when police apply for a wiretap authorization. The Canadian Civil Liberties […]

Advisory: Canadian Civil Liberties Association to Release New Report on Bail System, Pre-Trial Detention

July 22, 2014

 WHAT: Please join the Canadian Civil Liberties Association on July 23, 2014, for the  release of its new report on bail and pre-trial detention. The report, which is the  result of a year-long study of the operation of bail in five provinces and  territories, highlights Canada’s increasing reliance on pre-trial detention,  presents new data about […]

Press Release: CCLA Challenges Constitutionality Of Privacy Legislation

May 22, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE THE CANADIAN CIVIL LIBERTIES ASSOCIATION CHALLENGES CONSTITUTIONALITY OF PRIVACY LEGISLATION Toronto –  The Canadian Civil Liberties Association (CCLA) has launched a constitutional challenge to parts of the federal privacy legislation that effectively permits private companies to engage in warrantless disclosure of personal information to government. The challenge is part of CCLA’s ongoing work […]

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

March 17, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 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, […]