Media Advisory - News conference on research project to document impacts of no-fly lists and other watch lists on civil liberties, privacy rights and mobility rights

    OTTAWA, 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 Ottawa to unveil this
innovative project and offer an initial assessment of the application of
Canada's Passenger Protect Program.

    WHEN:  Wednesday, June 18, 2008, Noon

    WHERE: Charles Lynch Room (130S) Parliament Hill

    WHO:   Roch Tassé - International Civil Liberties Monitoring Group

           Karl Flecker - Canadian Labour Congress

           Maureen Webb - Canadian Association of University Teachers

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For further information: Patricia Poirier, (514) 295-9364

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