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Under C-59, unauthorized data collection still a risk: professor

News | 12/06/2017 4:14 pm EST
Professor Craig Forcese appeared before the House committee on public safety and national security on Tuesday Dec. 5. / Screenshot via ParlVu.

OTTAWA — On Tuesday morning, University of Ottawa law professor Craig Forcese told the House of Commons committee on public safety and national security that the way new intelligence Bill C-59 is written leaves some Canadians’ constitutionally-protected data open to collection without independent judicial authorization.

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