RCMP

State of Surveillance

The RCMP Has Been Using Surveillance Gear Under an 'Interim' Policy for 6 Years

A new report sheds more light on the use of Stingrays in Canada.
Jordan Pearson
9.14.17
bear brawl

A Guy Punched a Black Bear in the Face When It Tried to Break Into a House

Human-black bear conflict is on the rise. It’s a sad story—for the bears.
Lisa Cumming
8.25.17
State of Surveillance

Canada’s Spies, Police, and Border Agents Are Quietly Coordinating on Biometrics

Privacy experts worry the meetings could put Canadians’ privacy at risk.
Jordan Pearson
6.20.17
State of Surveillance

It’s Not Chill At All That Canadian Police Misled the Public For Years About Stingrays

And they need to answer for it.
Jordan Pearson
4.12.17
News

Canada’s Update to Classified Documents System Could Raise Hacking Risks

But the current system is 'out of date and unsustainable.'
Jordan Pearson
12.2.16
Canada

Canada’s Police Allowed Journalists to ‘Embed’ to Argue For More Surveillance

Robert Cribb of the Toronto Star and Dave Seglins of the CBC explain how their five-part investigative series into digital policing came to be.
Kate Lunau
11.29.16
News

The RCMP Is Using the Media to ‘Create Moral Panic’ About Encryption

Experts say stage-managed information sharing with journalists is a PR play.
Jordan Pearson
11.15.16
News

The RCMP Used Police Databases and Social Media to Track Aboriginal Protestors

The RCMP then made their identities known to front-line officers.
Jordan Pearson
11.10.16
Canada

Canadian Police Don’t Want to Talk About How They Spend Surveillance Dollars

Police in Ontario’s biggest cities have received hundreds of thousands of dollars for surveillance equipment. We can’t tell you how they spent it.
Nathan Munn
8.22.16
News

Edmonton Police Say They Didn't Mean It When They Said They Own a Stingray

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Jordan Pearson
8.12.16
vancouver

Local Police In Canada Used ‘Stingray' Surveillance Device Without a Warrant

This is bigger than we thought.
Jordan Pearson
8.9.16
News

The RCMP Is Trying to Sneak Facial and Tattoo Recognition Into Canada

The technology poses serious privacy risks.
Jordan Pearson
7.29.16
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