Migrant worker and BCCLA to file complaint against CBSA over reality show privacy violations

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The BC Civil Liberties Association,  will file a complaint to the federal Privacy Commissioner on behalf of Oscar Mata Duran, a migrant worker who was deported yesterday and whose questioning by Canada Border Services Agency was taped without his consent for a reality TV show. The BCCLA will allege that CBSA broke federal law and violated Mr. Mata Duran’s rights in using a television crew for entertainment purposes in its operations.

What: Press conference about the Canadian Border Services Agency’s violation of federal privacy laws in reality TV show controversy.

Where: BCCLA office, 900 Helmcken St, 2nd fl

When: Thursday, March 21, 2012 at 10:30 a.m.


In addition to the Privacy complaint brought by the BCCLA, other allied groups will speak about the CBSA action