Sidewalk Labs head of urban systems Rit Aggarwala outlines his vision for Quayside, the new "smart neighbourhood" his company is designing for Toronto's waterfront, during a presentation on March 20, 2018.

Published: March 21st, 2018


You don’t have to sacrifice privacy for security, says former Ontario privacy commissioner

Ann Cavoukian spent more than 15 years as Ontario’s Information and Privacy Commissioner between 1997 and 2014, but her new...

February 7th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Sidewalk Toronto will ‘stitch’ city together, Sidewalk Labs CEO says during AMA

The first 21st century neighbourhood won't isolate itself from the rest of Toronto, the CEO of Google sister company Sidewalk...

January 11th, 2018 Alex Coop

CIPS honours Cavoukian as a fellow

The Canadian Information Processing Society (CIPS) honoured Dr. Ann Cavoukian with its “CIPS Fellow” distinction last week. The presentation was...

September 17th, 2017 Gary Hilson

Canada’s privacy laws need to be updated. But don’t look to Europe or the US for guidance, experts say

Even Justin Trudeau thinks Canada needs to update its data privacy laws for the 21st century, but the recently passed E.U.-U.S. Privacy...

July 21st, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Privacy By Design certification

Why privacy matters: Perspective from a CIO-turned CEO

Why does privacy matter? I faced this question about ten years ago when I was running a management consulting company...

July 9th, 2015 Fariba Anderson

Interview: Privacy guru Ann Cavoukian

Six months ago Ontario's internationally-known privacy commissioner, Ann Cavoukian, left the government to become executive director of Ryerson University's Privacy...

January 12th, 2015 Howard Solomon

An informative privacy Twitterchat

Our sister news site, ITBusiness.ca, held a topical Twitterchat yesterday on privacy, which came on the eve of the Canadian...

June 27th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Red Privacy Button Keyboard

Exit interview: Ontario privacy commissioner Ann Cavoukian

In the 15 years that Ann Cavoukian has been the Ontario Information and Privacy Commissioner, the very definition of privacy...

June 26th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Ontario privacy chief appointed Ryerson U director for privacy and big data

Ann Cavoukian, whose third term as Ontario’s information and privacy commissioner ends this July has accepted the post of executive...

March 19th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano