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Government report on National Security consultation confirms Canadians are demanding a full repeal of Bill C-51

Responding to the government’s consultation loud and clear, Canadians call for robust privacy protections.
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Security oversight committee is an encouraging step, but we have a long way to go to safeguard Canadians’ privacy

Today’s announcement has the potential to strengthen oversight of Canada’s security agencies, but is only the first of many reforms required.
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It’s time for Canada to hold its spy agencies accountable with new framework for oversight and review

OpenMedia has joined civil society organizations from across Canada in a letter to Minister Ralph Goodale about what’s needed to fix our currently deficient oversight model for our spy agencies.
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UK’s Investigatory Powers Bill must not be rushed through Parliament

The bill has repeatedly been criticized by citizens, civil society, and parliamentary reports, for handing too much power to spy agencies without effective safeguards. 
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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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