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Bill C-51 cannot be salvaged; it must be scrapped

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We, the undersigned organizations and individuals, call for the immediate and unconditional dismissal of Bill C-51: Anti-Terrorism Act, 2015. We are extremely concerned by the potential impact of this legislation, which fails to strike the balance between protecting Canadians and safeguarding our cherished rights and freedoms as protected in the Charter.

Bill C-51 has been widely criticized by experts and Canadians across the country as being irresponsible, dangerous, and ineffective. This law will detrimentally impact our social frameworks, democratic values and fundamental rights. Our security agencies currently possess wide-ranging powers to address security threats, and the need for this broad legislation has not been demonstrated. While minor amendments to the bill have been suggested, amendments cannot repair such an extensive and dangerous piece of legislation.

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The Privacy Risks of Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing

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The Privacy Institute and the Department of Psychology at Ryerson University are pleased to invite you to attend a talk with Emily Christofides (Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Guelph) about company disclosure and consumer perceptions of the privacy risks of direct-to-consumer genetic testing on April 27, 2015, at Ted Rogers School of Management.

Opening remarks will be provided by Professor Martin Antony (Chair of the Psychology Department, Ryerson University)

 

Date: April 27, 2015

Time: 12-2pm

Place: Room TRS 2-003 (2nd floor of the Ted Rogers School of Management, 55 Dundas Street West). 

 

The event is FREE, but you need to reserve your spot to attend.

Please RSVP to privacy@ryerson.ca with "April 27 event" in the subject line.

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