On this episode, we take a close look at our country's public safety mechanisms in a conversation about national security law, featuring Yavar Hameed!
Topics: public inquiry into the use of the Emergencies Act; civilian oversight of RCMP & CBSA; facial recognition technology; and our Ask-Me-Anything segment.
⚫ What is the legal effect of the government's response to the 2022 trucker convoy protests? (5:22) ⚫ What are the mechanics of the new oversight legislation related to RCMP and CBSA officers? (15:44) ⚫ What is the practical impact of the recent Senate hearings about the government's use of facial recognition? (25:30) ⚫ Our Ask-Me-Anything segment, featuring questions submitted by patrons of the Lawyered community (37:03) 🔵 How do/can authorities monitor online behaviour while respecting Canadians' privacy rights? (37:44) 🔵 How does Canada’s national security law framework compare to other western countries? (42:29) 🔵 How do judges reconcile the "open court" principle with the need for security on national security grounds? (45:50) 🔵 What measures are in place to ensure that our national security bodies are acting with accountability? (48:55)
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