Monthly Archives: April 2015

Expanded “no-fly” list coming as part of Bill C-51

On January 30, 2015, the Federal Government introduced Bill C-51, also known as the Anti-terrorism Act, 2015.  In addition to amending several existing statutes, including the Criminal Code and the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act, the bill, assuming it is passed, will enact two new pieces of legislation, one of which is entitled the Secure Air Travel Act.  The Bill received its second reading February 2015, and is currently before a House of Commons Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security.

The Secure Air Travel Act provides for the creation of a “no fly” list, which will include the name, any known alias, date of birth, and gender of any person who the Minister of Public …

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