Canadian Civil Liberties Association
Officers now have access to social media posts and other information directly in patrol car computers. Activists say it could discourage legitimate protests.
The ruling that revolves around an Alberta sex assault case is troubling for civil liberties advocates, who say it will infringe on the privacy rights of Canadians.
Saskatoon is considering a bylaw that would punish shunning, ostracizing, gossiping, taunting, tormenting, name calling, ridiculing, insulting, and mocking. Some are worried about that.
"I would like to see them try."
More than five years after a landmark case decided that Canadian journalists have no blanket protections from having police seize their notes, little movement has been made on press freedom.
The Toronto Police Commander Who Detained G20 Protesters in 2010 Has Been Found Guilty of Unlawful Arrests
Superintendent Mark Fenton took the fall for using a controversial "kettling" tactic, but many think accountability needs to go higher up the chain of command.
The organizations are asking that the court declare five sections of the bill as overly broad, vague, and inherently incompatible with Canada’s Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
The ruling "will inevitably be used in a range of other contexts."
Another big legal loss for the Harper government's tough-on-crime agenda.
After adopting a few of its own tweaks, but rejecting every other proposed change, the Conservatives are set to ignore the haters and pass C-51 virtually as-is.
The National Firearms Association suddenly pulled out of a hearing on the Conservatives' new anti-terror bill, which they were expected to slam.