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COVID-19 and your privacy: bringing your voices to decision-makers

Will our government promise to follow strict privacy principles if they move ahead with contact tracing? It may well be possible - but they still need to hear from you.
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Data collection, privacy, and COVID-19

How can the government protect privacy if cell phone tracking is used to combat COVID-19?
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Good news: Privacy wins in Statistics Canada case

Following a privacy investigation, Statistics Canada’s proposed collection of sensitive financial data has been shelved. But we need long-overdue updates to our privacy laws to make sure we’re protected in the future.
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Facial recognition: Four things you need to know

Facial recognition: most of us have heard the term, and maybe even experienced it when our faces are recognised and tagged on social media, or to unlock our phones. But do you know what the concerns are, and whether it’s being used in public spaces in Canada? Here’s four things you should know.
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How do they score? We rated the new privacy policies of all the major parties – and every single one failed on key best practices.

Canada’s political parties have failed to meet basic privacy expectations. Now we’re calling on them to protect personal information and empower citizens. 
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The Liberals promised to reform Bill C-51. What happened?

What happened to the Liberals' promise to reform the infamous, anti-terror legislation Bill C-51 and where do we go next?
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C-59: A promise not kept

The government has stopped far short of their commitment to truly listen to people in Canada and stop the outrageous privacy violations of the notorious spying bill known as Bill C-51. But it doesn’t stop here.
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Spreading the word about our rights the border

Our ads informing travelers about the rules for searching digital devices at borders and airports are now up on public transit. But we need to keep spreading the word about how we can get  out-of-date search rules changed.
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The ads that Vancouver Airport executives don’t want you to see

Vancouver International authorities don't want people to know about digital strip searches at the border, but we're fighting back
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Digital device privacy at the Canadian border

Canada’s border agents can search digital devices like phones and laptops when you cross the border. But that’s only because our laws are in serious need of an update.

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