Observers decry Canada-US plan to allow personal info to be sent abroad

Toews' office defends plan as stronger than existing agreements amid concerns over Charter standards, Arar commission advice.

Carl Meyer
Published: Wednesday, 07/18/2012 12:00 am EDT

A chorus of criticism is building against Canada over its deal with the United States to permit the sharing of personal information gathered at the border with third countries—in some cases without informing the other government until after the fact.

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