U.S. Threat to Canadian Freedom: Information Swept up by U.S. Authorities
U.S. law extends to Nova Scotia databases
cbc.ca, Nov 5 ’04
…There’s concern the U.S. Patriot Act allows the American government to access private information about Canadians.
The law, which is meant to combat terrorism, requires the Canadian subsidiaries of U.S. companies to open their databases to American authorities…
According to NDP Leader Darrell Dexter, three Nova Scotia government agencies use American companies to keep their records.
Canadian governments are allowed to accumulate power and information. Then they share that information with foreign companies under the jurisdiction of a much more powerful government, which they assume to be benevolent.