Mr. Speaker, nobody buys that line except the Liberals.
Ian Kerr, an expert in privacy, asked, “Why choose someone without any real privacy background [...]? The privacy advocate asked why so many qualified candidates were simply ignored.
All that is clear is that Conservatives grew tired of the previous commissioner's balanced approach. They want a commissioner who agrees with their warrantless wiretapping and supports mass data collection of law-abiding Canadians. Will they withdraw this nominee and bring forward a candidate who is qualified to defend Canadians' privacy rights?