January 30, 2015 – Anna Mehler Paperny, Global News
Prime Minister Stephen Harper unveiled his government’s new counter-terror bill with dire warnings about the threats facing Canada from radical, freedom-hating groups on the other side of the world.
“A great evil has been descending on our world,” he said in Richmond Hill on Friday.
April 15, 2014 – Global News
In the wake of a report castigating police forces for automatically disclosing and sharing suicide attempts – info that gets into the hands of U.S. border guards, among others – many are wondering what bits of their personal info police databases might have, and whether it could prove compromising when crossing the border.
April 14, 2014 – Global News
Stop sharing information on individuals’ suicide attempts with other police forces unless the people in question pose a danger to others, Ontario’s Privacy Commissioner is telling police.
Anna Mehler Paperny and Nicole Bogart, Global News
Reports that U.S. authorities have been trawling for data from the biggest companies on the internet have so rattled Canada’s Privacy Commissioner, she’s seeking clarity from the country’s cryptologic agency to find out what this means for Canadians.
Anna Mehler Paperny, Global News
Ontario Privacy Commissioner Ann Cavoukian doesn’t pull her punches on PRISM, the no-longer-so-secret U.S. surveillance program that apparently gained direct access to servers of mammoth communications companies. But she doesn’t think we should eulogize online privacy just yet.