Monthly Archives: March 2011

Bill 8: Missing Persons Act and Privacy Concerns – RMCLA in the news

RMCLA has been raising some privacy concerns about Bill 8, Alberta’s Missing Persons Act.
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Bill 8: Another Opportunity to Remove Protection of your Privacy?

Alberta’s Bill 8, the Missing Persons Act, is new legislation that could compel a wide range of information holders to provide personal information to police. The only criteria for disclosure is a third party approaching and convincing police that a … Continue reading

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Resources on Risks to Property Rights in Alberta

The Board of RMCLA have been discussing the issues raised by a number of pieces of Alberta Legislation related to land and land use. This is a very complex area, touching on issues of property rights, public policy in land … Continue reading

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Call for Public Inquiry on the G20

The Canadian Civil Liberties Association released “Breach of the Peace – G20 Summit: Accountability in Policing and Governance” on February 28, 2011. The report was written after public consultation jointly hosted with the National Union of Public and General Employees. … Continue reading

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