Newshawks: Infrared surveillance gets SCOC green light

In a unanimous ruling, Canada’s highest court says police can use heat-detecting equipment to peer through homeowners’ walls without violating their constitutional right to privacy.

In a decision issued Friday, Justice Ian Binnie ruled that the balance between individual privacy and public protection is not tipped by police using heat-sensitive equipment to survey houses for signs of hidden marijuana grow operations.

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