Canada proposes to fingerprint before laying charge
David Fraser points out that: "The federal government introduced legislation in Parliament to "modernize" criminal procedure in Canada. What it means, among other things, is that police will get the authority to fingerprint suspects even before charges are laid. Bill C-31 amends the Identification of Criminals Act (but oddly doesn't rename it the Identification of Criminals and People We Don't Have Enough Evidence to Charge Act). " Not exactly friendly on the privacy and right to not self-incriminate fronts.