Protecting Canadians’ privacy at the U.S. Border: XC73-1/1-421-10E-PDF
"On 30 May 2017, the House of Commons Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics (the Committee) concurred in the second report of the Subcommittee on Agenda and Procedure, which included the following recommendation: “That the Committee undertake a study of Canadians’ privacy at airports and borders.” The report specified “that this study include the privacy of Canadians travelling in the United States.” This report examines five main themes covered during the study: strengthening privacy protections by writing the guidelines of the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA)’s policy on the examination of digital devices at the border into the Act; the importance of tracking examinations of electronic devices at border crossings and compiling statistics in this regard; the examination of electronic devices at the U.S. border and preclearance; recourses available to Canadians and the possibility that Canada be added to the countries listed in the U.S. Judicial Redress Act; and CBSA’s oversight. The report concludes each theme with recommendations by the Committee to the federal government"--Introd, p. 3.
|Department/Agency||House of Commons. Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics.|
|Title||Protecting Canadians’ privacy at the U.S. Border|
|Series Title||Report of the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics ;|
|Publication Type||Series - View Master Record|
|Other Language Editions||[French]|
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|Note||Issued also in French under title: Protéger les renseignements personnels des Canadiens à la frontière des États-Unis. "December 2017.” Original published on: 2017/12/13; published on: 2017/12/22.|
|Number of Pages||viii, 41 p.|
|Subject Terms||Border crossing, Privacy|
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