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The Social Cost of National Security

October 19, 2012

University of Toronto Faculty of Law (Map & Directions)
Toronto
9:00 am

Assessing the impact of global counter-terrorism initiatives on Canadian society

  • What are the social costs versus benefits of the security agenda?
  • What are the links between privacy, sharing, broader human rights national security?
  • How has life changed for impacted communities?
  • What is the role of the media?

Join BCCLA Senior Counsel Carmen Cheung for this day-long interdisciplinary symposium at the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Law to explore these important issues and their impact on vulnerable groups in Canada.

Keynote address by Mr. Ben Emmerson, Q.C., UN Special Rapporteur on the Promotion and Protection of Rights and Fundamental Freedoms while Countering Terrorism.

Registration (full-day symposium + lunch and light snacks included)
$50 – general public
$25 – members of the Canadian Civil Liberties Association
$10 – student members of the Canadian Civil Liberties Association
Free for University of Toronto law students