Canadian no-fly list encounters legal delays

[JURIST] Canada's version of the US terrorism watch list that bans suspicious passengers from boarding airplanes has been delayed amid legal and financial concerns. Opponents of the government-generated list contend it will violate the guarantee of free mobility under the Canadian Charter of Rights of Freedoms and federal privacy laws. Transport Canada officials have promised to work out the details while respecting the Canadian Constitution. The US encouraged Canada to form the watch list in the wake of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks. Canadian Press has more.



 

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