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Lawful Access Second Reading in Late 2008

CBC Online features an interview with Marlene Jennings, the Liberal MP who has brought lawful access back to the legislative agenda. Jennings says that if the Conservatives do not adopt the bill as their own, the bill would come up for second reading late in 2008.

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April 1, 2007 1 comment Must Reads

Emily of the State

The Liberal introduction of Bill C-416 has sparked the folks at Cynically Tested to remind everyone about the great parody they produced on the subject.

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March 29, 2007 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

Liberals Try To Resuscitate Big Brother Plan for the Internet

My weekly Law Bytes column (Ottawa Citizen version, homepage version) covers the Liberals' introduction of C-416, the return of lawful access legislation.  I note that while  the bill is unlikely to pass – opposition private members bills rarely become law and the current Parliamentary session is likely to end before […]

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March 27, 2007 1 comment Columns

Liberals Try To Resuscitate Big Brother Plan for the Internet

Appeared in the Ottawa Citizen on March 27, 2007 as Liberals Try to Resuscitate Big Brother Plan for the Internet As Canada's political parties gear up for a possible spring election, political commentators have noted a surprising role reversal, with the Conservatives launching a series of new spending initiatives in […]

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March 27, 2007 1 comment Columns Archive

Liberal MP Reintroduces Lawful Access as Private Members Bill

As Liberal leader Stephane Dion promised earlier this month, Liberal MP Marlene Jennings on Friday reintroduced lawful access legislation.  The Modernization of Investigative Techniques Act (MITA) is now Bill C-416, bringing back the controversial provisions last introduced in the fall of 2005 that include the installation of new surveillance capabilities […]

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March 25, 2007 4 comments News