Canada Secrecy

Everybody's Talking About it

David Christopher | Posted 11.06.2013 | Canada Impact
David Christopher

We're off to a great start! Just weeks after the launch of Canada's largest-ever pro-privacy Coalition, it seems the whole country is demanding answer...

We Want to Know: What Are Your Concerns About Privacy in Canada?

David Christopher | Posted 11.06.2013 | Canada Politics
David Christopher

These are worrying times for privacy in Canada. We've seen shocking revelations in recent months about the ways secretive Canadian government spy agencies like CSEC may be monitoring the everyday Internet usage of law-abiding Canadians -- and storing your private information in giant, unsecured databases.

What Canadians Need to Know About CSEC Spying

Camille Crowther | Posted 11.05.2013 | Canada
Camille Crowther

Thousands of Canadians are speaking out to defend their privacy rights, after recent revelations that an ultra-secretive government agency is spying on our everyday online activities. This agency, the Communications Security Establishment Canada (CSEC), was revealed to be systematically collecting the private information of law-abiding citizens, including Canadians, from around the world. This is real.

The Closed-Door Media Talks That Could End the Open Internet

David Christopher | Posted 09.19.2013 | Canada Business
David Christopher

Big Media lobbyists and unelected bureaucrats are holding closed-door meetings in Malaysia this week, as they continue secret talks on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) -- a highly secretive and extreme trade deal that includes extreme new copyright rules that could end the open Internet as we know it.

Internet Freedom: How Canadians Are Kept in the Dark

Steve E. Anderson | Posted 08.27.2013 | Canada Politics
Steve E. Anderson

Here at OpenMedia.ca, we've already been hearing from Canadians outraged that our own Members of Parliament are still being denied access to the TPP text -- access that has now been granted to their counterparts in Washington D.C. We know that Canadians will not accept their Members of Parliament being kept in the dark

Harper Government Wants To Extend Permanent Secrecy Blanket

CP | Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.16.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Proposed new rules would forbid a number of federal officials from forever discussing sensitive aspects of their work.The officials would inc...

Is B.C.'s New CareCard Another Technological Quagmire For Province?

Vincent Gogolek | Posted 12.31.2012 | Canada British Columbia
Vincent Gogolek

Despite the disastrous launch of the Integrated Case Management System earlier this year, the B.C. government is poised to unveil its next multimillion-dollar, can't-fail IT project: an ID card for everyone in the province. With ICBC in the middle of a labour dispute that finds corporation employees refusing training on the new card, the massive project is on hold, only weeks before its slated November launch.