Privacy Policy

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The Canadian Progressive respects the privacy of our readers, members, supporters and all visitors to our website.

We will never disrespect your time, attention, or privacy. We guarantee that we will never, under any circumstances, sell, rent, trade or make public your personal information, unless you designate otherwise. All personal information you provide will remain confidential. In addition, you always will have the option to edit the information provided to us or to have your personal information removed from our records.

Traffic Data

When you visit The Canadian Progressive, our systems collect basic information about your computer, including: IP address (your computer’s unique signature), operating system (e.g., Windows 7), browser software (e.g., Microsoft Internet Explorer, Netscape), Internet Service Provider (e.g., AOL). We also collect information about what you view on the site. This information reflects our readership as a whole and is used to help us better understand The Canadian Progressive community.


We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit the blog. These companies may use aggregated information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to users. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, click here:

Use of Cookies

The Canadian Progressive employs cookies — small text files placed on your computer’s hard drive — to track the type of content and sites to which our users link, the length of time they spend at any particular site, and The Canadian Progressive services they use. Cookies also help us diagnose problems with our server.

Email Newsletters, contact forms and links

After signing up online, users will receive email newsletters and other occasional announcements from The Canadian Progressive. In order to distribute our communications, we collect subscribers’ email addresses. We do not share subscribers’ email addresses with other companies or partners. Users can unsubscribe from our email newsletters at any time.

The Canadian Progressive offers readers numerous technologies for sending posts, pages, forms and links on the blog to their contact. These technologies require the user to input their email addresses, and that of the recipient. We do not store or save these addresses and you will not receive any communication from The Canadian Progressive or its partners as a result of having used these technologies.

Please note that e-mail is an increasingly powerful communication and action tool. We will never flood you with unsolicited e-mails. We will only provide you with content that your request when you subscribe to The Canadian Progressive.

Discussion Forums

The Canadian Progressive blog and its forums are available to our users. Any information disclosed in these forums is publicly available. Therefore, you should exercise caution when disclosing personal information.

If you have any concerns about this, send email to


From time to time The Canadian Progressive will conduct voluntary surveys of site users and visitors to obtain aggregate demographic information about them. This information may be compiled and shared in the aggregate with third parties, but no personal details will be traceable or associated with specific individuals.

Linking to Other Sites

The Canadian Progressive contains links to other sites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such sites.

Children’s Guidelines

Protecting the rights of children is important to us. As a result, we do not collect or maintain any information from individuals we know to be under 13 years old, and no part of The Canadian Progressive is intended to attract anyone under 13.

Unsubscribe, Data Removal and Data Modification Policies

The Canadian Progressive allows users to opt-out of receiving communications from us and to modify or remove their information from our system. Please send an email to

Other Disclosure of Personal Information

The Canadian Progressive will not use or disclose your personal information without your consent, except (i) as described in this privacy policy or (ii) as required by law, court order or as requested by other government or law enforcement authority. This policy does not protect information you post to any online bulletin board or other public forum within our website.

Contacting The Canadian Progressive

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site or your dealings with this site, please Contact Us. Our e-mail is:

The Canadian Progressive reserves the right to amend this Privacy Statement at any time without notice, and only the current Privacy Statement may be deemed effective.