Call on your MP to stand against costly online spying

New documents have revealed that government spy agency CSEC is collecting hugely sensitive information and monitoring the movements of law-abiding Canadians. They’ve even spied on innocent air travellers through airport wifi.1

Guess who’s footing the enormous bill for this reckless behaviour? Turns out Canadian taxpayers are on the hook for a staggering $4.2 billion – yes, that’s BILLION – for a new government “spy palace”.2

Call on your Member of Parliament to put a stop to expensive, out-of-control spying on our private lives right now. --->

We need to keep up the pressure - this is our best chance to turn the tide. Each message goes right to your MP's inbox.3

Take this unique opportunity to call for a stop to reckless government spying. --->


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    [1] CSEC used airport Wi-Fi to track Canadian travellers. Source: CBC News

    [2] Inside Canada’s top secret billion dollar spy palace. Source: CBC News

    [3] Here's what you sent your MP:

    As one of your local constituents, I am calling on you to take a stand against secretive, expensive, and out-of-control government spying. Please visit to become a Pro-Privacy MP today.

    As my Member of Parliament, I'm counting on you to ensure that my personal data, privacy, and family budget are safeguarded. Please be aware that CSEC spying alone will reportedly cost billions of dollars in coming years. I refuse to pay authorities to invade my privacy.

    More than ever, Canadians need strong, genuinely transparent, and properly enforced safeguards to secure privacy rights. I am therefore calling on you to make a commitment to pass pro-privacy legislation that puts in place effective legal measures to protect the privacy of every resident of Canada against intrusion by government entities.

    When you develop pro-privacy measures I encourage you look to the international Necessary and Proportionate principles as found here:

    Right now you have a unique opportunity to let your constituents know where you stand, and I want to hear from you. I'll be watching this closely via action alerts and updates from, a non-partisan grassroots organization that safeguards the possibilities of the open and affordable Internet.

    I trust you will do the right thing and listen to your constituents on this issue. Please visit today. will let me know if you do or do not step up.

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