Hybrid classes raise privacy risks

October 28, 2020 Marianne MazzoratoDirector of Education Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board 40 Matheson Boulevard West Mississauga, ON L5R 1C5 Dear Dr. Mazzorato, I am writing you today to enquire regarding the ways in which your Board is protecting the privacy rights of your teachers and students in the hybrid or blended teaching model. I …

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Guess who’s coming to Thanksgiving dinner, Quebec?

An unexpected knock on the door during Thanksgiving dinner is rarely good news – but it takes on a whole new dimension when the uninvited guest is the police.  The Quebec government has put the police on the frontlines of the pandemic and placed a new tool in their COVID enforcement arsenal – general telewarrants. …

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The Canadian Contact Tracing Experiment Begins

A social experiment in technologically-assisted tracking for public health purposes is about to being in Canada, and we’re the data subjects (aka guinea pigs). The federal government today announced their support for a contact tracing app to roll out in Canada, and the province of Ontario will be the first to test it. The Premier …

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Legal Volunteer Opportunities

2020 Summer Legal Volunteer Opportunities for Law Students and Law Graduates The Canadian Civil Liberties Association invites applications for the following summer opportunities. Law students and law graduates are welcome to apply. **Please note that our summer volunteer and articling recruitment processes are distinct. Summer legal volunteers who may be interested in articling at the CCLA will have to …

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PRESS RELEASE – APPEAL TO BILL 21 DECISION

UPDATE: Tuesday July 23, 2019 La version française suit. – For Immediate Release – CIVIL LIBERTIES GROUPS SEEK LEAVE TO APPEAL BILL 21 DECISION NCCM & CCLA file an application for leave to appeal Justice Yergeau’s decision (Montreal – June 23, 2019) The National Council of Canadian Muslims (NCCM) and the Canadian Civil Liberties Association (CCLA) …

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