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Tory House Leader Takes Questions From HuffPost Readers

Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Politics

As 2013 draws to a close, Huffington Post Canada's Ottawa Bureau Chief Althia Raj put questions from readers to Tory House Leader Peter Van Loan on th...

Tories Kill Web Surveillance Bill

CP | Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.13.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The Conservative government has abandoned its controversial and much-maligned Internet surveillance bill, legislation it once claimed was cru...

Bill C-30's West Coast Champion

The Huffington Post B.C. | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 10.26.2012 | Canada British Columbia

A controversial proposal to regulate Canadians' online activities is getting renewed support from Vancouver's top cop. Vancouver Police Department ...

Dean Del Mastro Angers The Internet

The Huffington Post Canada | Michael Bolen | Posted 10.26.2012 | Canada Politics

Dean Del Mastro got the Internet all riled up Friday, after targeting one of the Web's most sacred cows — anonymous comments. Prior to question ...

Vic Toews Toes the Big Brother Line Once Again

Michael Geist | Posted 08.22.2012 | Canada Politics
Michael Geist

Public Safety Minister Vic Toews is once against in the centre of a major privacy backlash. It has been reported that Canada Border Services has installed surveillance equipment in the Ottawa airport that will allow for eavesdropping on conversations. Canada has already suffered two serious threats to their privacy in recent months. Does it really need a third?

Web Surveillance Bill Not Dead, Toews Says

CBC | Posted 07.16.2012 | Canada Politics

Public Safety Minister Vic Toews is denying reports that the Harper government intends to quietly shelve its controversial online surveil...

Very Bad News For Tories' Online Surveillance Bill

The Huffington Post Canada | Eric Grenier | Posted 02.28.2012 | Canada Politics

A majority of Canadians think that the Conservatives’ proposed online surveillance Bill C-30 is too intrusive and should be defeated, according to a...

Liberal Employee Was Behind Vikileaks, Rae Says Staffer Has Resigned

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 04.28.2012 | Canada Politics

Liberal employee Adam Carroll was behind the Twitter account @Vikileaks30 and has resigned, according to interim Liberal Leader Bob Rae. Rae rose i...

Rick Mercer Takes On Anonymous

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 04.26.2012 | Canada Politics

They've demanded Public Safety Minister Vic Toew's resignation, they've demanded Bill C-30 be scrapped entirely and they've threatened to release scan...

Anonymous Hack Police Over Online Surveillance Bill

CBC | Posted 04.26.2012 | Canada Politics

The group representing Ontario's top police brass appears to be the latest victim of "hacktivist" organization Anonymous, after the websi...

Guess How Much Online Spying Bill Is Going To Cost

CBC | Posted 04.23.2012 | Canada Politics

It's going to cost at least $80 million to implement the government's lawful access bill to force internet and telecommunications service...

WATCH: Rick Mercer Rant Targets Vic Toews

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 02.22.2012 | Canada Politics

"The state has no business in the hard drives of the nation." That's Rick Mercer's take on the new Conservative online surveillance bill, which in ...

Stockwell Day Speaks Out Against Online Spying Powers

CBC | Posted 04.23.2012 | Canada Politics

A former Conservative public safety minister says he was against giving the police more power when he was in charge of the department tha...

Online Surveillance Bill Built To Be Abused?

CP | Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.21.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Opponents of the government's online surveillance bill say Canada should look to its allies for cautionary tales before pushing ahead with me...

Toews Surprised By Content Of Online Surveillance Bill

CBC | Posted 04.19.2012 | Canada Politics

Public Safety Minister Vic Toews says he is surprised to learn that a section of the government's online surveillance bill provides for "e...

Clement: E-Snooping Bill Will Protect Us Better Than Gun Registry

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.18.2012 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - A Conservative cabinet minister swept aside accusations Friday that the government values long-gun owners over web users.Critics have blaste...

Online Snooping Bill Creates 'Inspectors' With Unfettered Access To Internet Records: Report

CP | Posted 02.17.2012 | Canada Business

UPDATE: A section of the Conservative government's proposed online surveillance law would create a team of "inspectors" who would be allowed virtually...

Tories Using Mommy Titles To Sell Bills

CP | Posted 04.17.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - It's safe to say the "Protecting Bitumen from Internet Predators Pipeline" is not in the cards for Canada.But when Megan Leslie made the tong...

Internet Takes Tories To Task Over Online-Spying Bill

CP | Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.16.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - In their tough-on-crime approach to legislation, the Conservatives are learning a tough lesson.Mess with the Internet and it's going to mess ...

Online Surveillance Bill May Violate Constitution

CBC | Posted 04.16.2012 | Canada Politics

A new bill that would require telecommunications providers to give police subscriber information without a warrant will likely be challenged in the co...

That's Us In The Corner.. Losing Our Online Privacy

CBC | Posted 04.16.2012 | Canada Politics

Government and law enforcement access to people’s electronic communications is the norm in dictatorships around the world, but the same...

PHOTOS: What's In New Online Surveillance Bill?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 04.15.2012 | Canada Politics

A lawful access bill that would give police and intelligence agencies new powers to access Canadians' electronic communications and get telecommunicat...

Minister Says Critics Of Online Surveillance Bill Are 'With The Child Pornographers'

CP | Posted 04.14.2012 | Canada Politics

UPDATE - The Opposition has come out swinging against legislation that would make electronic surveillance easier for police and spies.New Democrat MP ...