VANCOUVER, June 16 /CNW Telbec/ - On the first anniversary of the
implementation of the Canadian no-fly list prominent civil liberties groups
and labour unions are joining to launch a new initiative aimed at documenting
the growing surveillance of travellers.
A news conference will be held on June 18, 2008 in Vancouver to unveil
this innovative project and offer an initial assessment of the application of
Canada's Passenger Protect Program.
WHEN: Wednesday June 18, 2008 at 10 AM
WHERE: #550 - 1188 West Georgia Street
WHO: Micheal Vonn, BC Civil Liberties Association
Richard Rosenberg, the Chair of our Privacy and Access
Rahat Kurd & Alnoor Gova, co-researchers on a racial profiling
For further information:
For further information: Micheal Vonn, Policy Director, BC Civil
Liberties Association, (604) 630-9753