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CCLA seeks injunction on sound cannons

The Canadian Civil Liberties Association has asked the courts to prevent the Toronto Police Service and the Ontario Provincial Police, both of whom have purchased Long-Range Acoustic Devices (LRADs), from using them as “sound cannons”…


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Digital Economy proposal overlooks openness

The government is about half-way through the consultation process but there’s been little talk of openness according to Michael Geist.  He identifies six parts of Canada’s digital strategy where he believes the government needs to make openess a…


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Legal observer and support programs to run during G20

Now Magazine reports on the legal observer and support programs coming from the Toronto-based Movement Defence Committee’s Summit Legal Support Project (SLSP) and the Canadian Civil Liberties Association. The CCLA is still seeking volunteers to…


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Quebec takes another look at its language laws

Following a Supreme Court ruling, the Quebec Ministry of Education is developing guidelines that will determine which immigrant students will be allowed to enter the English public school system.  The bar for entry will be…