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Donor Report Fall 2022

2022 has been a busy year so far: Here's a quick look at what we've achieved with your support!
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Our Location Data: Three Essential Questions for the Ethics Committee

Parliament’s ethics committee is investigating the use of our location data by the federal government. Here are our top three questions we need answers to, and why.
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Donor Report Fall 2021

2021 Donor Report covering 5 success stories from the past few months.
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Civil society groups are calling on Canadian government to release NAFTA public consultation results

11 organizations urge the federal government to release over 45,000 NAFTA public consultation submissions and fulfil its promises of transparency.
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Your voices helped shape the new TPP

Yesterday Canada joined 10 other countries in reaching a deal on a reworked version of the TPP, suspending some Intellectual Property and ISDS (Investor State Dispute Settlement) provisions that would have had detrimental impacts on the open Internet. The work doesn't end here, but this win for the Internet community would have not been possible if it wasn't for you — so thank you for speaking out!
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Over 11,000 Canadians have spoken: NO to pursuing TPP negotiations

Once again, Canadians have come together in the thousands to send a clear message to the federal government: The TPP is a bad deal for our country, regardless of U.S. involvement. Thanks for speaking out!
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Privacy Commissioner’s report calls on the RCMP to increase transparency around the use of cellphone surveillance tools

A complaint launched by OpenMedia into the use of IMSI-catchers (a.k.a Stingrays) reveals that six warrantless deployments of the device violated the Charter
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All Out Against the TPP: Vancouver Edition

The TPP in its original form may be dead, but some of its poisonous components remain – and big media lobbyists will continue to push for them. Join us for a mobilization against secret and undemocratic agreements!
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Rogers releases third annual transparency report

Encouraging to see Rogers shed a light on the company’s disclosure of subscriber information to law enforcement and challenge ‘tower dumps’ in court. We hope to see other big telecoms take on similar transparency initiatives.
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OpenMedia demands answers from VPD on potential Stingray cell phone surveillance

BC Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner could set important precedent for transparency, with its decision on this case.
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Adopting the UK model won’t be enough for Ralph Goodale to address Canada’s spy oversight woes

Minister Goodale’s plan to adopt the UK’s model of spy agency oversight leaves a lot of key questions unanswered.

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