Tax info may be a little too ‘shared’: privacy watchdog

Canada's sharing of tax information with the US in compliance with American tax laws may jeopardize the privacy of Canadian dual citizens, warns the country's privacy watchdog. A Canadian Press story, reported in

Published on: May 21st, 2014 Andrew Brooks

PM names interim privacy commissioner

As Federal Privacy Commissioner Jennifer Stoddart prepares to leave her post on Monday, Prime Minister Stephen Harper has named Chantal Bernier, assistant privacy commissioner, to act as interim privacy chief. Stoddart’s term ends

Published on: November 28th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Security breach legislation suffers another setback

It’s been nearly two years since the government introduced Bill C-12, its proposed legislation featuring security breach disclosure notification and it looks legislators are nowhere near coming up with a meaningful reform of

Published on: May 29th, 2013

Bake privacy in products, services from the start: Cavoukian

Ontario privacy commissioner Ann Cavoukian is calling on technology-oriented organizations to make privacy a core functionality in the products and services they develop, instead of bolting it on after the fact in a

Published on: May 19th, 2011 Kathleen Lau

OLG uses biometrics to ban gambling addicts

The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp., headquartered in Toronto, is implementing facial recognition software in its casinos by taking photos of visitors, but Paul Pellizari, the director of policy and social responsibility at

Published on: April 20th, 2011 selena mann