Tim McSorley
Tim McSorley is the National Coordinator of the International Civil Liberties Monitoring Group. In the years since his studies in journalism and political science at Concordia University in Montreal, he has split his time between work in media and social justice – usually combining the two. This included serving as the National Coordinator for the Media Co-operative, and, most recently, as coordinator for the Voices-Voix Coalition, defending the right to dissent and free expression in Canada.

Entries by Tim McSorley

Bill C-22: Liberals Undermining Goal Of Strong National Security Oversight

(2) Comments | Posted March 30, 2017 | 11:10 AM

The protection of Canadians' rights is at a crossroads. Since 2001, the Canadian government -- under the leadership of both the Conservatives and Liberals -- has consistently and continuously granted new powers and resources to Canada's national security agencies.

This has been ostensibly in the pursuit of protecting Canada...

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Proposed New Preclearance Act Will Bring Border Trouble

(0) Comments | Posted February 16, 2017 | 4:26 AM

In recent days, concerns around the impact of Bill C-23 (also know as the Preclearance Act, 2016) have been back in the news.

In 2015, the Canadian and US governments signed an agreement to expand border preclearance.

Proponents say preclearance will facilitate the...

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Reject Information Obtained Through Torture Once And For All

(0) Comments | Posted January 31, 2017 | 3:38 PM

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Minister of Public Safety Ralph Goodale. (Photo: Chris Wattie/Reuters)

This morning, the International Civil Liberties Monitoring Group, along with seven other human rights organizations, sent an open letter to Minister of Public Safety Ralph Goodale, calling on him to do away once and...

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Don't Let The Police Steal Canada's National Security Debate

(4) Comments | Posted December 15, 2016 | 3:13 PM

When it comes to national security -- rules governing everything from when you can be arrested to when the government can spy on your email -- the RCMP feels that its voice and the voices of other law enforcement agencies aren't being heard in the government's public consultation on national...

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