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The Access to Information Act (R.S., 1985, c. A-1) or Information Act (Loi sur l’accès à l’information) (the Act) is a Canadian Act providing the right of access to information under the control of a federal government institution.
Andrew James Scheer (born May 20, 1979) is a Canadian politician serving as the Member of Parliament (MP) for the riding of Regina—Qu'Appelle since 2004 and as the Leader of the Conservative Party and Leader of the Official Opposition since 2017.
Ann Cavoukian (born October 7, 1952) is the former Information and Privacy Commissioner for the Canadian province of Ontario, serving from 1997 to 2014.
Anne Minh-Thu Quach, (born August 14, 1982 in Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, Quebec) is a Canadian politician, who was elected to the House of Commons of Canada in the 2011 election.
Anonymous is a decentralized international hacktivist group that is widely known for its various DDOS cyber attacks against several governments, government institutions & government agencies, corporations, and the Church of Scientology.
A backdoor is a method, often secret, of bypassing normal authentication or encryption in a computer system, a product, or an embedded device (e.g. a home router), or its embodiment, e.g. as part of a cryptosystem, an algorithm, a chipset, or a "homunculus computer" (such as that as found in Intel's AMT technology).
The Bloc Québécois (BQ) is a federal political party in Canada devoted to Quebec nationalism and the promotion of Quebec sovereignty.
The British Columbia Civil Liberties Association (BCCLA) is an autonomous, non-partisan charitable society that seeks to "promote, defend, sustain, and extend civil liberties and human rights." It works towards achieving this purpose through litigation, lobbying, complaint assistance, events, social media, and publications.
Calgary West was a federal electoral district in Alberta, Canada, that was represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1917 to 1953, and from 1979 to 2015.
The Canada 2011 Census is a detailed enumeration of the Canadian population on May 10, 2011.
The Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police (CACP) is a national political lobbying organization for police executives in Canada.
The 2011 Canadian federal election (formally the 41st Canadian general election) was held Monday, May 2, 2011, to elect members to the House of Commons of Canada of the 41st Canadian Parliament.
The Canadian Firearms Registry is the gun registry managed by the Canadian Firearms Program of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) as part of the RCMP's responsibilities under the Firearms Act, 1995.
The House of Commons Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights (JUST) is a standing committee of the House of Commons of Canada.
The Canadian Network Operators Consortium (CNOC) (Consortium des Opérateurs de Réseaux Canadiens (CORC)) is an organisation of over 30 independent Canadian telecommunications providers.
The Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS,; Service canadien du renseignement de sécurité, SCRS) is Canada's primary national intelligence service.
Carol R. Hughes (born November 26, 1958 in Val Caron, Ontario) is a Canadian politician, who has represented the electoral district of Algoma—Manitoulin—Kapuskasing in the House of Commons of Canada since 2008.
Charles Joseph "Charlie" Angus (born November 14, 1962) is a Canadian author, journalist, broadcaster, musician, and politician.
Charmaine Borg is a Canadian politician who served as the New Democratic Party Member of Parliament for the riding of Terrebonne—Blainville in Quebec from 2011 to 2015.
Child pornography is pornography that exploits children for sexual stimulation.
The Competition Bureau (Bureau de la concurrence) is an independent Canadian law enforcement agency that ensures that businesses operate in a competitive, innovative manner.
The Conservative Party of Canada (Parti conservateur du Canada), colloquially known as the Tories, is a political party in Canada.
The Constitution of Canada is the supreme law in Canada; the country's constitution is an amalgamation of codified acts and uncodified traditions and conventions.
The Criminal Code (Code criminelThe citation of this Act by this short title is authorised by the French text of of this Act.) is a law that codifies most criminal offences and procedures in Canada.
David Allan Tilson, (born March 19, 1941) is a politician in Ontario, Canada.
Dufferin—Caledon is a federal electoral district in Ontario, Canada, that has been represented in the House of Commons of Canada since 2004.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is an international non-profit digital rights group based in San Francisco, California.
Elizabeth Evans May (born June 9, 1954) is an American-born Canadian politician.
A foreign minister or minister of foreign affairs (less commonly for foreign affairs) is generally a cabinet minister in charge of a state's foreign policy and relations.
The Fourth Amendment (Amendment IV) to the United States Constitution is part of the Bill of Rights that prohibits unreasonable searches and seizures.
Francis Scarpaleggia, MP (born June 6, 1957 in Montreal, Quebec) is a member of the Liberal Party of Canada (since 1985) and Member of Parliament for the riding of Lac-Saint-Louis, which encompasses the western tip of the island of Montreal, Quebec.
The Green Party of Canada (Parti vert du Canada) is a federal political party in Canada that was founded in 1983.
Harold Glenn Albrecht (born October 15, 1949 in Kitchener, Ontario) is a Member of Parliament (MP) for the Conservative Party of Canada in the riding of Kitchener—Conestoga.
The House of Commons of Canada (Chambre des communes du Canada) is a component of the Parliament of Canada, along with the Sovereign (represented by the Governor General) and the Senate.
An Internet service provider (ISP) is an organization that provides services for accessing, using, or participating in the Internet.
An Internet Protocol address (IP address) is a numerical label assigned to each device connected to a computer network that uses the Internet Protocol for communication.
Jasbir Sandhu (born April 21, 1966) is a former Canadian politician.
John Russell Baird, (born May 26, 1969) is a Canadian former politician.
John S. L. Williamson (born January 30, 1970) is a Canadian politician, who was elected to the House of Commons of Canada in the 2011 election.
Judy Sgro, (born December 16, 1944) is a Canadian politician.
A justice ministry, ministry of justice, or department of justice is a ministry or other government agency in charge of the administration of justice.
The Liberal Party of Canada (Parti libéral du Canada), colloquially known as the Grits, is the oldest federal political party in Canada.
A former managing editor of the Alberta Report, and reporter with the Edmonton Journal Lorne Gunter employed as a Canadian columnist and editorial board member with the National Post.
A majority government is a government formed by a governing party that has an absolute majority of seats in the legislature or parliament in a parliamentary system.
Margaret Wente (born 15 February 1950) is an American-born Canadian columnist for Canada's largest national daily newspaper, The Globe and Mail, and a director of the Energy Probe Research Foundation.
Michael Allen Geist (born 11 July 1968) is a Canadian academic, and the Canada Research Chair in Internet and E-Commerce Law at the University of Ottawa.
The Minister of Public Safety (Ministre de la Sécurité publique), formerly the Solicitor General and then the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, is the Minister of the Crown in the Canadian Cabinet who is responsible for overseeing the federal government's domestic security department, Public Safety Canada.
The National Post is a conservative Canadian English-language newspaper.
New Brunswick Southwest (Nouveau-Brunswick-Sud-Ouest; formerly known as Charlotte and St. Croix—Belleisle) is a federal electoral district in New Brunswick, Canada, that has been represented in the House of Commons of Canada since 2004.
The New Democratic Party (NDP; Nouveau Parti démocratique, NPD) is a social democraticThe party is widely described as social democratic.
Propaganda is information that is not objective and is used primarily to influence an audience and further an agenda, often by presenting facts selectively to encourage a particular synthesis or perception, or using loaded language to produce an emotional rather than a rational response to the information that is presented.
The Protecting Canadians from Online Crime Act (S.C. 2014, c. 31) was introduced by the Conservative government of Stephen Harper on November 20, 2013, during the 41st Parliament, and received royal assent on December 9, 2014.
A reading of a bill is a debate on the bill held before the general body of a legislature, as opposed to before a committee or an other group.
Reporters Without Borders (RWB), or Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF), is an international non-profit, non-governmental organization that promotes and defends freedom of information and freedom of the press.
Robert J. "Rob" Anders (born April 1, 1972) is a former Canadian politician.
Robert Douglas "Rob" Nicholson, (born April 29, 1952), is a member of the House of Commons of Canada, representing the riding of Niagara Falls for the Conservative Party.
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP; Gendarmerie royale du Canada (GRC), "Royal Gendarmerie of Canada"; colloquially known as The Mounties, and internally as "the Force") is the federal and national police force of Canada.
Satire is a genre of literature, and sometimes graphic and performing arts, in which vices, follies, abuses, and shortcomings are held up to ridicule, ideally with the intent of shaming individuals, corporations, government, or society itself into improvement.
A school district is a special-purpose district that operates local public primary and secondary schools in various nations.
Sean J. Casey,, (born May 16, 1963) is a Canadian politician from Prince Edward Island, Canada.
A security hacker is someone who seeks to breach defenses and exploit weaknesses in a computer system or network.
Social media are computer-mediated technologies that facilitate the creation and sharing of information, ideas, career interests and other forms of expression via virtual communities and networks.
The Speaker of the House of Commons of Canada (Président de la Chambre des communes) is the presiding officer of the lower house of the Parliament of Canada and is elected at the beginning of each new parliament by fellow Members of Parliament (MPs).
Stephen Joseph Harper (born April 30, 1959) is a Canadian economist, entrepreneur, and retired politician who served as the 22nd Prime Minister of Canada, from February 6, 2006, to November 4, 2015.
Stockwell Burt Day Jr.,, (born August 16, 1950) is a former Canadian politician, and a member of the Conservative Party of Canada.
The Supreme Court of Canada (Cour suprême du Canada) is the highest court of Canada, the final court of appeals in the Canadian justice system.
The Globe and Mail is a Canadian newspaper printed in five cities in western and central Canada.
The Province is a daily newspaper published in British Columbia by Postmedia.
"Think of the children" (also "What about the children?") is a cliché that evolved into a rhetorical tactic.
The Toronto Star is a Canadian broadsheet daily newspaper.
Twitter is an online news and social networking service on which users post and interact with messages known as "tweets".
The University of Ottawa (uOttawa or U of O) (Université d'Ottawa) is a bilingual public research university in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
Victor "Vic" Toews, PC, QC (born September 10, 1952) is a Canadian jurist and former politician.
A warrant is generally an order that serves as a specific type of authorization, that is, a writ issued by a competent officer, usually a judge or magistrate, which permits an otherwise illegal act that would violate individual rights and affords the person executing the writ protection from damages if the act is performed.
The 41st Canadian Parliament was in session from June 2, 2011 to August 2, 2015, with the membership of its House of Commons having been determined by the results of the 2011 federal election held on May 2, 2011.