The State Department report on global terrorism for 2002 suggests that while Canada has been helpful in the fight against terrorism, it doesn't spend enough on policing and places too much emphasis on civil liberties.
It says "some U.S. law enforcement officers have expressed concern" about Canadian privacy laws. ...
The comments follow State Department remarks in a March report on narcotics and money laundering that urged Canada to ensure privacy protection measures do not prevent the timely sharing of financial information that might be critical to police investigations.
full article at Canada.com
Call me crazy (after all, who hasn't? *grin*), but I'd prefer my government to be more concerned about preserving my civil and privacy rights than stripping them away in the name of "fighting terrorism".