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Thinking About Privacy Rights and Wearable Devices

May 13, 2015

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 […]

Thinking About Police Use of Body Cameras

May 13, 2015

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 […]

Thinking About Privacy and Online Advertising

May 13, 2015

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 […]

In the News: Bill S-4, the Digital Privacy Act

May 13, 2015

Overview The Digital Privacy Act, otherwise known as Bill S-4, was an act to amend the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA). The amendments follow the 2007 statutory review of PIPEDA by the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics. [1] The Bill was reported by the Standing Committee on Industry, […]

Legal Resources, Clinics, and Referral Information

May 11, 2015

Below you’ll find a list of organizations across Canada that provide legal support, information, advice or representation. Some are public education and advocacy organizations that produce online or print materials that might help to meet your legal needs. Other organizations on the list are legal clinics, non-profit organizations that provide access to legal information and […]

An Interview with Michiko Bown-Kai

May 8, 2015

Michiko Bown-Kai is an artist drawn to the way theatre, dance, and poetry can create community, educate, and heal. Currently, they are a Masters of Divinity student at Emmanuel College. Michiko’s current ministry involves working at the General Council Office of the United Church of Canada as Program Coordinator for Racial Justice, Gender Justice, and […]

An Interview with Richard O’Reilly

May 8, 2015

Dr. Richard O’Reilly is a psychiatrist at Regional Mental Health Care London and St. Joseph’s Health Care London. He was interviewed for his perspective on the civil liberties aspects of Community Treatment Orders. This article is part of a series of interviews with advocates, legal thinkers, community organizers and academics on issues related to Canadian civil liberties […]