Posted by Soledad Vega on Monday, June 15, 2015 - 11:23
More bad news for Canadians.
Article by Michael Geist for the Toronto Star
A budget implementation bill is an unlikely — and many would say inappropriate — place to make major changes to Canadian privacy law. Yet Bill C-59, the government’s 158-page bill that is set to sweep through the House of Commons, does just that.
The omnibus budget bill touches on a wide range of issues, including copyright term extension, and retroactive reforms to access to information laws. But there are also privacy amendments that have received little attention.
Posted by Soledad Vega on Monday, June 15, 2015 - 09:27
Looks like Bill C-51 was a major factor in some Liberal candidates quiting. Speak out now to put a stop to this reckless, dangerous and ineffective legislation at KillC51.ca
Article by Jane Taber for The Globe and Mail
The Canadian Forces veteran who was poised to run for the federal Liberals in the northern Nova Scotia riding of Central Nova has resigned as the candidate over his opposition to Justin Trudeau’s support for Bill C-51.
Posted by Meghan Sali on Thursday, June 11, 2015 - 15:29
At OpenMedia in our fight to protect the free and open Internet, we often come up against worthy adversaries. Sometimes they are elected representatives, sometimes they’re industry spokespeople, and sometimes they’re lobbyists. But as we work to move the world towards a more connected digital age, inevitably there will be those who resist.