Royal Canadian Mounted Police

State of Surveillance

The RCMP Has Been Using Surveillance Gear Under an 'Interim' Policy for 6 Years

A new report sheds more light on the use of Stingrays in Canada.
Jordan Pearson
9.14.17
Canada

Canada’s Police Allowed Journalists to ‘Embed’ to Argue For More Surveillance

Robert Cribb of the Toronto Star and Dave Seglins of the CBC explain how their five-part investigative series into digital policing came to be.
Kate Lunau
11.29.16
News

The RCMP Is Using the Media to ‘Create Moral Panic’ About Encryption

Experts say stage-managed information sharing with journalists is a PR play.
Jordan Pearson
11.15.16
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Donald Trump takes to Twitter to blame the media for inciting "professional protestors," Bernie Sanders won't rule out another presidential run, Leonard Cohen dies at age 82, and more.
VICE Staff
11.11.16
News

The RCMP Used Police Databases and Social Media to Track Aboriginal Protestors

The RCMP then made their identities known to front-line officers.
Jordan Pearson
11.10.16
vancouver

Local Police In Canada Used ‘Stingray' Surveillance Device Without a Warrant

This is bigger than we thought.
Jordan Pearson
8.9.16
News

The RCMP Is Trying to Sneak Facial and Tattoo Recognition Into Canada

The technology poses serious privacy risks.
Jordan Pearson
7.29.16
News

Rogers Keeps Canadians In the Dark About Unconstitutional Surveillance Requests

Rogers complied with 97 percent of government and police requests last year.
Jordan Pearson
5.19.16
Interview

Canada’s Privacy Czar: ‘Sometimes the Government Goes Too Far’

We spoke with Canada’s top privacy official about encryption and the RCMP.
Jordan Pearson
5.13.16
News

BlackBerry Won't Confirm or Deny it Gave Encryption Keys to Law Enforcement

A non-answer of inspiring proportions.
Jordan Pearson
4.18.16
Culture

Canada Desperately Needs to Have a Public Debate About Encryption

Why leave all the fun to the US?
Jordan Pearson
4.14.16
Canada

Exclusive: How Canadian Police Intercept and Read Encrypted BlackBerry Messages

The RCMP intercepted and decrypted over one million messages.
Jordan Pearson & Justin Ling
4.14.16
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