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Obama to unveil steps to increase surveillance transparency

Wochit 0:55 mins

President Obama is scheduled to give a press conference from the White House where he will unveil new measures to increase transparency and build public trust in controversial government surveillance programs. Civil liberty groups and some foreign governments have raised concerns since disclosures by Edward Snowden about the U.S. government's secret surveillance of emails and telephone data. President Barack Obama has signed into law a bill to restore lower interest rates on loans for millions of students heading back to college this fall. With his blunt assertion that Canada could do more to cut emissions, President Barack Obama raised doubts about whether the United States will approve the Keystone XL pipeline. The question is: What exactly does Canada need to do?

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