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Data includes total votes submitted by visitors since Sep 15, 2013. For users that answer more than once (yes we know), only their most recent answer is counted in the total results. Total percentages may not add up to exactly 100% as we allow users to submit "grey area" stances that may not be categorized into yes/no stances.
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Data based on 30-day moving average to reduce daily variance from traffic sources. Totals may not add up to exactly 100% as we allow users to submit "grey area" stances that may not be categorized into yes/no stances.
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Yes, but only under the scrutiny of the courts where necessary to protect citizens either collectively or individually. 2 years ago from a Conservative in Georgetown
No, not at all. I think phone calls and emails should be private. It is not other peoples business and they don't need to know what we are talking about. 2 years ago from a Liberal in Ottawa
Only in severe circumstances where national security is threatened. 2 years ago from a Liberal in Ottawa
They should only be able to monitor people who have been identified as a threat, and only by court order. 2 years ago from a New Democratic in Alliston
Yes but only by court order under the circumstances that there is strong and objective proof of real and true threat. 2 years ago from a New Democratic in Markham
If the police feel there is a threat based on evidence they should be allowed to monitor the threat for a determined amount of time without the threats knowledge. and after that time they destroy all gathered data that is irrelevant to the case if there... 2 years ago from a Liberal in Kindersley
If this was an ironclad method to reduce terrorism, then yes. otherwise, this is an invasion of privacy. 2 years ago from a New Democratic in Okotoks
This is not a yes or no answer. The possibilities of keywords of which would need to be monitored and controlled for is infinite, not even controlling for coded or cryptic messages. The public needs to know they are protected from threats foreign and... 2 years ago from a Liberal in Victoria
Yes but it should be vetted daily and anything not reaching a concern threshold should be permanently deleted from their record in case there is ever a breach so personal communications are not at as much risk long term. 2 years ago from a New Democratic in Kingston
I find this to be a ridiculous notion. Under certain circumstances it would be permissible but its a blatant intrusion of privacy and completely unnecessary. A acceptable situation is someone suspected for crimes, but just monitoring people for the sake... 2 years ago from a Liberal in Sherwood Park
No, and enact legislation preventing government surveillance of citizen communications, It is the citizens responsibility to protect the country in this case since the government cannot possibly handle everything and proper education provided on the... 2 years ago from a Liberal in Cottam
I'm torn...I am concerned with the federal government having cart blanche access to private information, yet I am for being able to prevent acts that negatively harm groups of innocent people. 2 years ago from a Liberal in Calgary
Only for the purpose of national security. 3 years ago from a Liberal in Gatineau
Yes, but only if it is a matter of national security or the person is involved in criminal activities. 3 years ago from a Liberal in Ottawa
Yes but only with a court order or a percieved threat. 3 years ago from a Liberal in Vancouver
Yes, after proving that the act is necessary for National security, and combating organized crime and child pornography. 3 years ago from a Liberal in Surrey
Yes, with the same requirements For search warrants, judicial oversight, and disclosure in court as conventional wiretapping. 3 years ago from a Liberal in Richmond
Yes, but the government would need a court order first. 3 years ago from a Conservative in Scarborough
Yes, if they can prove in a court of law that such monitoring is necessary for national security, combating organised crime or fighting child pornography!. 3 years ago from a Liberal in Surrey
Yes, with sharp restrictions. 4 years ago from a Liberal in Montreal