Deportation Is Not Entertainment

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On March 21, 2013 the BCCLA filed a formal complaint with the federal Privacy Commissioner on behalf of a migrant worker who had been filmed for the Canada Border Services Agency’s reality television series. The complaint, brought by the BCCLA with Oscar Mata Duran, alleges that CBSA’s use of a reality TV crew to record its interactions with people is illegal and that it violated Mr. Mata Duran’s rights under the federal Privacy Act.

Hear Executive Director Josh Paterson discuss our position on CBC’s As It Happens

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