Bill C-59, Canada’s Secret Spy Agency, and the Cyber Offensive

By Bryan Roh Update 1: A previous version of this article incorrectly stated that Bill C-59 was currently undergoing second reading in the Senate. That error has now been corrected. Update 2: Some text has been changed to better reflect the authorities of the CSE under Bill C-59. On June 20th, 2017, the Canadian government introduced Bill C-59, an ambitious piece of national security legislation that proposes to dramatically overhaul the […]

Where Big Data Meets Big Brother

Shelby Challis We live in the digital age. It’s an assertion that won’t raise many eyebrows, or excite much contention. It is also a statement that is constantly being reaffirmed by our own lived experiences. The ways in which we construct our very identities are born out of this digitized environment. However, what should excite contention […]

From Privacy Policy to Public Policy

Maybelle Szeto Most of us are experts in privacy law. At least we should be, since Canadians reportedly visit thousands of webpages per month, and high-traffic websites such as Google, Amazon and Facebook all have privacy policies. Yet, how many of us have scrolled past the legal jargon of a website’s Terms of Service in […]