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Canadians oppose online spying bill

A recent opinion poll conducted by Forum Research shows strong opposition to the Canadian government’s proposed online spying legislation. The…


Canadian academics, privacy groups issue statement against mass spying

In Canada this week, a number of academics have become signatories to a statement calling upon governments to reign in…


Major report on surveillance in Canada released

While most people are familiar with surveillance cameras and airport security, relatively few are aware of the extent to which…


Datacard Group nabs contract for Canadian ePassport issuance

Canadian Bank Note Company has awarded a contract to Datacard Group to deliver passport printer technology to Passport Canada to issue new…


Canadian Government uses Aware software for biometric visa applicant screening

Aware has announced that several Government of Canada departments and agencies have deployed its software as part of a new biometric…


Canada debuts new ePassport

Less than 48 hours after Canada Day, Canada’s new 10-year ePassport has been made available to Canadian citizens. Yesterday, the…


Canadian Forces looks to ramp up collection of biometric data

The Canadian Forces is ramping up its capacity to collect biometric data in case other federal government departments need to…


Canada using YouTube to recruit new spies

Canada’s primary national security and intelligence agency, the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS), recently launched a slick, public advertising campaign…


Canadian officials inspect Afghan/Pakistani border biometric system

The Pakistani border community of Chaman was recently visited by a delegation from the High Commission of Canada to Pakistan….


Canada, U.S., to share traveller and refugee biometric data

In order to control flows of refugees, Canada and United States will begin to share traveller’s biometric information by 2014….

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