Privacy Rights in Canada

July 13 | 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM

Livestream on Youtube, RSVP to receive link, RSVP deadline July 11

Join BCCLA Staff Lawyers Mara Selanders and Meghan McDermott and special guests Spencer Izen and Jessica Kim, Editor-in-Chief and Managing Editor of The Griffins’ Nest student newspaper, for a panel discussion on privacy rights and freedom of expression in Canada today.

This panel moderated by BCCLA summer student Katherine Benson will focus on:

  • Research conducted by the BCCLA on youth vulnerability to searches of their phones and other electronic devices in Canadian schools;
  • Threats to student’s freedom of expression by the Vancouver School Board and Spencer and Jessica’s fight for a Student Press Freedom Act in British Columbia;
  • The current law governing police authority to search cell phones;
  • Your privacy rights at Canadian borders, including the most recent updates on bills going through Canadian parliament.

The BCCLA is excited to premiere a new animated video on youth and electronic devices as part of this event.

When: Wednesday, July13 2022, 7:00pm PST/10:00pm EST

Where: Online. We will send out the event link two days prior to the event. 

ASL available.

BCCLA gratefully acknowledges the project’s funders CIRA and The Law Foundation of Ontario. This project was supported by a grant from CIRA’s Community Investment Program. While financially supported by The Law Foundation of Ontario, the BCCLA is solely responsible for all content.