Nov 092015
 

UPDATE:  the reply from the Minister’s Office, and my response are appended. – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – (Versions of this sent to Minister of Democratic Institutions (Maryam Monsef) and Privacy Commissioner) Dear Jody Wilson-Raybould, It is truly wonderful that you are the […]

Nov 072015
 

Janet asked:    What’s your take . . . = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = It’s probably crazy to expect that anything can be done at this stage (census long form). NONETHELESS, I sent e-communications to […]

Nov 062015
 

(Deletions made in order to keep the posting more focused.) – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – Dear Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, . . .  (Congratulations . […]

Nov 052015
 

Note:  italicized bold text is a link to more information. Submitted by Sandra Finley to Minister Navdeep Bains November 5, 2015  MANDATORY CENSUS LONG FORM You have taken on a Minefield.   You should know the lay of the land. In 2003-2004, related to upcoming 2006 Census, thousands of Canadians protested to the Government over the […]

Jul 072014
 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=76uBmi5IAuk Eve does a great job in this interview! I will try to track down the professor who is interviewed to see if he is aware of Lockheed Martin’s role, their surveillance agenda, the leaks by Edward Snowden about back-door entry to data bases by the NSA, etc.   – – factors that might change his beliefs […]

Jun 062014
 

My thank-you note to journalist David Pugliese follows the posting. Related posting:    2013-10-09 Inside Canada’s top-secret billion-dollar spy palace, CBC News) – – – – – – – – – – – – – Government orders federal departments to keep tabs on all demonstrations across country http://ottawacitizen.com/news/politics/government-orders-federal-departments-to-keep-tabs-on-all-demonstrations-across-country by David Pugliese June 4, 2014 The federal government […]

May 122014
 

  The next census is in 2016.   There are renewed calls for a mandatory long-form census. So frustrating!  The articles and comments mention nothing about Lockheed Martin’s role.   I “commented” on two news articles (links follow),  using basically this: = = = = = =   TO:   Auditor General Michael Ferguson   Dear Michael […]

May 092014
 

Chantal Bernier is challenging the Government on the indiscriminate, no-warrant collection of personal data by the Government from the Telecom companies.      (The Telecoms typically have both your phone and email conversations.) ALSO 2.  the data the Government is collecting on citizens through facebook See  Chantal Bernier says Ottawa snooping on social media (2014-05-08):   http://www.cbc.ca/news/business/chantal-bernier-says-ottawa-snooping-on-social-media-1.2635998 (back-up […]

May 082014
 
2014-05-08  Chantal Bernier says Ottawa snooping on social media

The article is copied below. But go to the URL – – there are two video clips of discussions on the issue that you might like to see. http://www.cbc.ca/news/business/chantal-bernier-says-ottawa-snooping-on-social-media-1.2635998 IMPORTANT NOTE:   in the news coverage there is NO reference at all to the closely-related, 2013-10-09 Inside Canada’s top-secret billion-dollar spy palace, CBC News    = = = […]

Apr 092014
 

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/canada-revenue-agency-shuts-online-services-over-security-concerns/article17892916/ BILL CURRY and TU THANH HA OTTAWA and TORONTO — The Globe and Mail   A major cybersecurity flaw that exposes encrypted information to hackers has forced the Canada Revenue Agency to shut down its filing system and push back the deadline for online returns. The flaw, which is known as Heartbleed and affects […]