Oral Submissions on Bill S-7 Regarding Privacy and Device Searches at the Border

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Oral Submission to the Standing Senate Committee on National Security and Defence (SECD) regarding Bill S-7, An Act to amend the Customs Act and the Preclearance Act, 2016
44th Parliament, 1st Session, June 1, 2022
Brenda McPhail, Ph.D.
Director, Privacy, Technology & Surveillance Program, Canadian Civil Liberties Association
Thank you for inviting the Canadian Civil Liberties Association to appear before you today. We have been waiting for a Bill to address the lack of a legal threshold for device searches at the border for a long time, well before the Canfield case from the Alberta Court of Appeal made it imperative.

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