Privacy gap for Canadian political parties; Ottawa unveils election cyber security strategy

With the country nine months away from a federal election, the privacy structure around Canadian political parties and how the...

January 31st, 2019 Howard Solomon

Federal government announces $750,000 to teach digital literacy to Canadians in Mississauga, Brampton

Navdeep Bains, minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development (ISED) today announced a $750,000 investment to help Canadians in Mississauga...

January 11th, 2019 Meagan Simpson

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Regulate social media, says Canadian parliamentary committee

Social media platforms based in Canada should regulated by a law forcing them to delete “manifestly illegal content in a...

December 13th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Stephen Harper calls for Canada to ban Huawei on Fox News

In an appearance on Fox News, former Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper urged Canada and western countries to exclude Huawei from...

December 7th, 2018 Tom Li

Senate committee: Proposed bill won’t protect Canadian elections from foreign meddling

The Trudeau government's proposed changes to the federal Elections Act to block possible online foreign interference in Canadian elections has...

December 7th, 2018 Howard Solomon

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Foreign countries ‘very likely’ to target Canada in election year, says Cyber Centre

With a federal election scheduled in 2019 state-sponsored cyber threat actors will "very likely" target Canadians’ opinions through malicious online influence...

December 6th, 2018 Howard Solomon

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Executive talent risks in the Government of Canada

John Glowacki is the former chief operating officer of Shared Services Canada.  While most of my focus here is on...

December 3rd, 2018 John Glowacki

Google, Twitter object to proposed Canadian online political ad registries

The biggest social media companies in Canada are split on a proposed law that would force online content platforms to...

November 30th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Senator ‘repelled’ by StatsCan plan to scoop customer spending data from banks

Several senators attacked Statistics Canada’s controversial plan to force banks to hand over personal spending data of tens of thousands...

November 8th, 2018 Howard Solomon