Video series on Bill C-59, the new national security act

Video 1: What’s in C-59? Breaking down the bill

Want to know what’s in Bill C-59, the new National Security Act, but don’t have time to read 150 pages of complicated legalese?? WE’VE GOT YOU COVERED!

Over the next few weeks, ICLMG will be releasing six videos on everything you need to know about Bill C-59. Let’s start with this intro video breaking down the bill into seven main sections, and digging into what’s good, bad and ugly. Subscribe to our youtube channel to be notified with the next videos come out.

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Video 2: What’s in C-59? New oversight and review mechanisms

Here is our second explainer video on Bill C-59, the National Security Act, and what changes it would bring to oversight and review of national security activities in Canada. While new review and oversight mechanisms are good, they still won’t go far enough in protecting our rights and ensuring accountability.

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ICLMG’s National Security & Human Rights Speaker Series

This series of panels is sponsored by CUPE, the Canadian Union of Public Employees.

ICLMG will be hosting one panel per month for 5 months on an important and timely issue related to national security and human rights in Canada. Stay tuned for the next dates and topics on our website and on the events’ section of our Facebook page.

Panel 1: C-51 two years later: Will C-59 restore human rights?

With Tamir Israel (CIPPIC), Micheal Vonn (BCCLA) and Paul Champ (Champ & associates)

Panel 2: Islamophobia in Canada: How National Security affects Muslim Communities

With Dr. Monia Mazigh and lawyer Yavar Hameed.

Panel 3: National Security and the Criminalization of Dissent in Canada and Abroad

With Freddy Stoneypoint, Jennifer Moore and Paul Champ.

Confronting Big Data: Popular Resistance to Government Surveillance in Canada Since 2001

Watch our National Coordinator Tim McSorley talk about our paper at the Big Data Surveillance workshop in Ottawa. As a bonus, watch Valerie Steeves from OttawaU and Jeff Monaghan from CarletonU talk about “Looking at Bill C-51 as an opportunity for connective action against big data surveillance”.

The Rule of Law in an Age of Fear: A talk with Dennis Edney,  Omar Khadr’s lawyer

Vigil to Bring Hassan Diab Home

ICLMG calls for strong Oversight & Review of our national security agencies

Guantanamo meets Hollywood: the case of Ammar al Baluchi

ICLMG, Octopus Books, and Amnesty International Canada held a talk with Maj. Raashid Williams, the defense counsel for Guantánamo detainee Ammar Al-Baluchi, in a full room in Ottawa. Al-Baluchi is portrayed in the movie Zero Dark Thirty, which contains details about what happened to him that even his lawyers have been refused access to. Watch to learn more!

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