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2017

2017-05-06 – Law Union of Ontario Annual Conference 2017

2017-05-05 – Privacy experts raise issues over possibility of cameras in Uniacke Square | Toronto Metro

2017-05 – Safeguarding Canada’s National Security While Protecting Canadians’ Privacy Rights: Review of the Security of Canada Information Sharing Act (SCISA) | Report of the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics

2017-02-13 – Are U.S. Agents Carrying Out Trump’s Muslim Ban at Airports in Canada and Ireland? We Aim to Find Out. | American Civil Liberties Union

2017-02-08 – Looking for fentanyl: Should the government be able to open your letters? | CBC News

2017-02-07 – Vice Canada’s ongoing legal case is about bigger issues in Canadian journalism – JSource

2017-02-02 – Canada must counter Trump’s ‘Muslim ban’ | thewhig.com

2017 -01-31 – Calls for Canada to act in light of U.S. travel ban | Radio Canada International

2017-01-30 – Canadian lawyers have important role following Trump immigration order | Canadian Lawyer Mag

2017-01-29 – Canada to offer temporary residency to travelers stranded by U.S

2016

2016-12-16 – Canada looks at possible changes to how it shares data among federal agencies, foreign partners | opencanada.org

2016-12-13 – Transcript: Privacy and Policing in a Digital World | TVO

2016-11-25 – Canadian investigated in Germany for suspected hate speech – Toronto | Globalnews.ca

2016-11-16 – Bill C-22 Comments

2016-11-03 – Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics | publications.gc.ca

2016-08-13 – Why the community wasn’t warned about Aaron Driver | CBC News

2016-04-02 – Bill C-51 anti-terror arrests without a crime concern legal experts | CBC News

2016-03-14 – ‘Threat’ to Rogers statue from Jays fan summons police to Kitchener | TheRecord.com

2016-01-27 – Finding an N.W.T. lawyer to sue territorial government not easy due to ‘conflicts’ | CBC News

2016-01-18 – Are You Legally Required To Give Border Agents Your Cellphone Password? | Press For Truth

2016-01-14 – Police sweeps of cellphone records violate privacy rights, judge rules | CBC News

2015

2015-10-08 – False Security: Toronto book launch and panel discussion | Irwin Law

2015-08-30 – Fahmy Case Support | Reading Children’s Books

2015-08-05 – Constitutional Challenges May Save Calgarians from New Law | David G. Chow, Criminal Defence Law Blog

2015-07-22 – Legal challenge launched against Canada’s “terrorism” law | Radio Canada International

2015-07-09 – Welcome to Canada but don’t get too comfortable | Aljazeera

2015-07-06 – UN human rights panel hears aboriginal plight is among Canada’s top issues | CBC News

2015-07 – Bill C-51 challenged in court | National Magazine

2015-06-12 – Hate speech laws in Canada: Top quotes from the #HateDebate | Canadian Journalists for Free Expression

2015-06-11 – Criminalizing Hate: The Limits of Speech in Canada – Canadian Journalists for Free Expression (CJFE)

2015-06-04 – Ottawa expands biometrics screening for travellers to Canada | OurWindsor.ca

2015-06-02 – Police body cameras capture weapons but also beer cans | CBC News

2015-05-29 – Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology | Minutes of Proceedings

2015-05-28 – Toronto police’s new background check restrictions put twist in court case | Toronto Metro

2015-04-20 – Standing Senate Committee on National Security and Defence

2015-04-17 – Scrap Bill C51 | Unifor

2015-03-13 – 21st Annual Canadian International Law Students’ Conference | CLAIHR

2015-03-09 – After the Paris Attacks: Responses in Canada, Europe and around the Globe | Monk School of Global Affairs

2015-03-06 – Cellphone search at border raises questions | The Belleville Intelligencer

2015-02-25 – Toronto students win challenge over prom dance breathalyzer | Windsor Star

2015-02-06 – Quotes from across Canada about Supreme Court ruling on doctor-assisted death | Times Colonist

2015-02-04 – Bill C-51 bars CSIS from committing ‘bodily harm,’ sexual violation | CBC News

2015-01-30 – Canada’s new anti-terror legislation prompts civil liberties fears | The Guardian

2015-01-26 – Lawyers watching as police consider powers in light of R. v Fearon | Law Times

2014

2014-12-08 – Committee Documents: Standing Committee on General Government

2014-11-16 – Senior Toronto officer to face hearing over G20 ‘kettling’ | CP24.com

2014-06-19 – Second reading of Bill S-222, An Act to amend the Canada Border Services Agency Act (Inspector General of the Canada Border Services Agency) and to make consequential amendments to other Acts

2014-05-21 – Civil liberties group seeks to have parts of online surveillance law struck down | The Hamilton Spectator

2014-05-21 – Canadian civil liberties group launches court challenge on warrantless access | Toronto Star

2014-05-07 – The Walrus Talks Human Rights

2014-05-08 – How Technology is Changing the Law of the Workplace: New Platforms, New Applications, New Problems | International Labor & Employment Law Committee Midyear Meeting

2014-04-07 – Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on National Security and Defence | publications.gc.ca

2014-03-26 – Privacy commissioner probes case of police disclosing nonconviction records | TheRecord.com

2014-03-05 – Sukanya Pillay LLM ’94 to head Canadian Civil Liberties Association | NYU School of Law

2014-02-20 – A Canadian with no country – Briarpatch Magazine

2014-02-01 – ‘It’s creepy’: Location based marketing is following you, whether you like it or not | Financial Post

2013

2013-12-05 – CCLA to Bob Ward: “The Charter grants employees the right to bargain collectively”

2013-11-04 – ‘Security certificates’ ruling ignites debate | Aljazeera

2013-10-28 – LEAF at Windsor Law Proudly Presents the 2013 Persons Day Luncheon, October 28, 2013

2013-08-28 – Fact Sheet: U.S.-style right-to-work laws | CUPE

2013-04-25 – ‘We’ve just stripped away essential safeguards’: Civil libertarians decry new ‘anti-terror’ law | David P. Ball

2013-02-26 – US budget crisis, legal questions delay Beyond the Border implementation | The Council of Canadians

2013-01-27 – Supreme Court of Canada – SCC Case Information – Docket – 34470

2012

2012-08-30 – Press Conference – with CCLA and Sack Goldblatt Mitchell

2012-03-23 – Torture is no answer | Windsor Star

2011

2011-12-10 – MASALA Canada with Wojtek Gwiazda | Conversations with Chantal Bernier, Sukanya Pillay, Peter St. John and Mita Naidu

2011-11-07 – In the shadow of 9/11

2011-02-16 – Civil rights group raises concerns with disclosure of passenger flight information | Canada.com

2011-02-15 – The assassin among us | Maclean’s

2010

2010-11-29 – Don’t touch my junk | Maclean’s

2010-11-25 – Gavrila v. Canada (Justice), 2010 SCC 57, [2010] 3 S.C.R. 342


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