Patriot Act

Why Is The U.S. Pushing Canada To Loosen Privacy Laws?

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 04.03.2014 | Canada Business

The U.S. government is prodding Ottawa and some provinces to overhaul their privacy laws and allow Canadians’ personal data to be hosted on U.S. ser...

Obama To Make Move Against NSA

CP | Julie Pace, The Associated Press | Posted 03.19.2014 | Canada Business

WASHINGTON - Tightening the reins on the nation's sweeping surveillance operations, President Barack Obama on Friday ordered new limits on the way int...

Even The Guy Who Ushered In The Patriot Act Is Shocked

CP | Lara Jakes, The Associated Press | Posted 12.28.2013 | Canada

WASHINGTON - A Republican congressman now wants to scale back some of the counterterror laws he once championed, citing an overreach by the National S...

New Brunswick "Protesters" Are More Like Terrorists

Mitch Wolfe | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Politics
Mitch Wolfe

In the process of legally enforcing the court order last Thursday, the RCMP officers were met with violence from some members of the Elsipogtog community. The so-called Elsipogtog "protesters" were found in possession of improvised explosive devices that were modified to discharge shrapnel which used a fuse-ignition system. And they possessed a cache of knives and guns. No Canadian citizens or residents are above the law. I hope the full force of the law will be brought to bear on those perpetrators of these violent acts and on those who have aided, abetted, and assisted in these violent acts.

Innocence of Muslims and Fear of the Other

Michael Scarfo | Posted 11.24.2012 | Canada
Michael Scarfo

One of the most frustrating things about watching a story like the one surrounding The Innocence of Muslims unfold is knowing that there are a whole lot of people set to profit on the chaos. These puppet masters of public opinion know that in both the west and the Islamic world, most people will have knee-jerk reactions that are fueled primarily by hate and mistrust of the other.

Generation Terror

Michael Scarfo | Posted 09.25.2012 | Canada
Michael Scarfo

I don't feel safer at all, and both fronts in Iraq and Afghanistan have proven themselves to be quicksand for the world's mightiest military. They were drains of money, manpower and lives.

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.

Tory Privacy Bill Mimics USA Patriot Act, Critics Charge

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 11.30.2011 | Canada Business

It's not exactly Canada’s very own Patriot Act, but a Harper government amendment to the country's privacy law has some experts seeing shadows of th...