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Below are a collection of recent Canadian court decisions that have considered the use of facial recognition technologies by law enforcement and immigration officials in Canada. These cases demonstrate how, in the absence of comprehensive regulation, courts are reaching varying conclusions on the use of FRT by law enforcement agencies.

Barre v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration)

July 18, 2023

Doan v. Canada (Attorney General)

July 18, 2023

R v. Siddiqui

July 18, 2023

Traffic Jam

July 18, 2023

Ali v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration)

July 7, 2023

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