An Interview with Professor Andrew Clement

May 19, 2015

Andrew Clement is a Professor in the Faculty of Information at the University of Toronto, where he coordinates the Information Policy Research Program. He holds a cross-appointment (status-only) in the Department of Computer Science. His recent research has focused on public information policy, internet use in everyday life, digital identity constructions, public participation in information/communication infrastructures development, and […]

Video: Former CCLA Executive Director Sukanya Pillay Talks Privacy Rights

May 19, 2015

Watch CCLA Executive Director Sukanya Pillay talk about privacy rights in Canada.

CSIS and Your Rights: What You Need to Know

May 19, 2015

What does CSIS do? If CSIS takes or accesses my cellphone or computer or monitors or intercepts my activities, can I find out what information they obtained? Check out answers to these questions and more.

An Interview with David Christopher

May 19, 2015

David Christopher is the Communications Manager of OpenMedia and blogs regularly for the organization. We spoke to him about privacy rights online. This article is part of a series of interviews with advocates, legal thinkers, community organizers and academics on issues related to Canadian civil liberties produced by CCLA volunteers. All responses are the interview […]

Useful Links and Resources About Privacy Rights

May 16, 2015

Check out our growing collection of useful links and resources about privacy rights, 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. Organizations Canadian Access and Privacy Association Canadian Internet Policy and Public Interest Clinic Canadian Institute […]

Explore Legislation Related to Privacy Rights in Canada

May 13, 2015

Want to learn about privacy rights Canada, but don’t know where to begin? Here’s a summary of related legislation and regulations in Canada. 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 […]

Privacy Rights, Metadata, and Aggregation

May 13, 2015

Have questions about metadata, data aggregation and privacy rights but don’t know where to begin? Here’s a short primer and some resources to get you started. 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 […]

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 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, […]