“Free, prior and informed consent…”

April 26, 2917 Globe and Mail – Gloria Galloway Ottawa drops objections to UN resolution on Indigenous consent The UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People has a clause that requires governments to obtain consent for any decision that … [Read more...]

Strip searches…

July 28, 2016 Toronto Star – Wendy Gillis Police watchdog to review police use of strip searches Office of the Independent Police Review Director (OIPRD) Gerry McNeilly says he has had enough.  He is using the full power of his office to … [Read more...]

Real rehab…

April 5, 2016 CBS News 60 Minutes – Bill Whitaker Privacy, weekend leave, keys...This is prison? In the light of prison practices in North America, this documentary reporting on an exchange between German prison authorities and US … [Read more...]

C-51: A Trojan horse…

    Mar 20, 2015  iPolitics - Michael Geist How dangerous is C-51? You might be surprised.  In the light of the testimony of witnesses to date, Geist thinks “the proposed legislation is an unprecedented undermining of Canadian privacy … [Read more...]