Holding AI accountable: public leaders organize to ensure algorithms influencing government are ethical

In the 2002 movie Minority Report, three "Precogs" that have the God-given ability to see into the future are used to...

May 17th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Rohit Aggarwala, Sidewalk Toronto

Sidewalk Toronto commits to Privacy by Design principles amid citizen concerns

Responsible data use and privacy are top priorities of Sidewalk Toronto’s smart city development project in Toronto’s Quay Side community,...

May 4th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Tech a minor component of Toronto’s new ‘smart neighbourhood,’ Sidewalk Labs exec says

TORONTO - It's easy for the layperson to interpret Sidewalk Labs' newest project as "Google is building a high-tech neighbourhood...

March 21st, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

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