Canada Privacy Laws

Canadian Spy Agency Busted For Breaking Privacy Laws

CP | Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.28.2016 | Canada Politics

A federal watchdog says CSE shared metadata with American, British, and Australian counterparts.

Government's Lawful Access Claims Stand on a Shaky Foundation

Michael Geist | Posted 02.12.2012 | Canada Politics
Michael Geist

Canadians deserve better than deceptive claims and divisive name-calling. They deserve real judicial oversight before their personal information is disclosed and, given the costs (financial and otherwise), they deserve a full accounting on why lawful access is needed.

Co-operating on Security Shouldn't Sacrifice Privacy

Jennifer Stoddart | Posted 01.14.2012 | Canada Politics
Jennifer Stoddart

As discussions between Canadian and American officials on perimeter security deal have intensified, it's very important that any perimeter security deal ensure that the collection, use and disclosure of Canadians' personal information continue to fall under Canadian standards of protection.