Canada violated the Charter of Rights and Freedoms when it shared wiretaps about an alleged ecstasy trafficker with the U.S. government, the B.C. Civil Liberties Association is claiming.
The “largest-ever pro-privacy coalition in Canadian history” launched in B.C. Thursday, amidst revelations the country’s electronic spy agency hacked into Brazil’s federal mining department and shared the intelligence with national energy interests.
Vancouver Police Department’s alleged refusal to issue a criminal record check for a prominent youth leader – because he wouldn’t submit a DNA sample – has forced him to abandon an organization he’s volunteered at for 13 years.
One of Canada’s top constitutional lawyers is taking the Conservative government to court over increasing restrictions on who can speak at energy board hearings — and what they are allowed to say.
More than 500 people took part in the Fraser Valley’s first Pride parade on May 25 — a turnout that its Abbotsford organizers celebrated after years of controversy.
The Canadian Civil Liberties Association warns that last night’s passage of Bill S-7 is “very dangerous.” The group’s national security director Sukanya Pillay explains why.
What Diana Thompson and her eight-year-old daughter hoped could at least be a tearful goodbye turned to sobs of frustration as her husband was evicted from Canada late last night.
Standing alone under the bleak overpass by the Alexander Street railway tracks, DJ Joe holds up a small white card as a train rumbles by beyond a fence. A white car slides slowly by, and Joe clutches her arms for warmth from the chilly air. Her foldable, two-sided card would fit easily into the long-time sex worker advocate’s pocket or wallet. Thousands will be handed out to survival sex workers on the street and at support centres around the Downtown Eastside.
Vancouver police arrested seven more Casseroles solidarity protesters on June 27, with reports of sexual harassment and beatings that sent one to hospital.
A top lawyer at the world’s largest civil liberties organization warns that Canada’s increasing participation in the so-called “War on Terror” has jeopardized democracy.