Nova Scotia and PEI will adopt COVID Alert, says Health Canada

Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island are the latest provinces signalling their decision to adopt Canada’s COVID Alert exposure notification...

October 2nd, 2020 Tom Li

Canadian government and Shaw pull new fibre optic line in rural B.C.

A joint program between Shaw Communications and the Canadian government will pull 40 km of fibre optic cable between Whistler...

September 18th, 2020 Tom Li

Official Canadian COVID exposure notification app now available from Google, Apple stores

Canada's federally-approved COVID-19 exposure notification app launched this morning, with residents of Ontario being the first in the country to...

July 31st, 2020 Howard Solomon

Canadian privacy commissioners to investigate Tim Hortons data collection practices

Developing   Canada's privacy commissioner and three provincial counterparts have launched an investigation into Tim Hortons' mobile app for how...

June 29th, 2020 Tom Li

Canada delays key 3500MHz 5G spectrum auction to mid-2021

The Ministry of Innovation Science and Economic Development (ISED) of Canada announced today that the 3500MHz 5G spectrum auction will...

June 5th, 2020 Tom Li

Surveys show conflicting support by Canadians for COVID-19 tracing app

Canadian governments are planning to approve COVID-19 mobile contact tracing apps to help health authorities track the spread of the...

May 14th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Privacy experts support call for national plan for COVID-19 contact tracing app

When the prime minister, premiers and territorial leaders hold an online meeting later this week the agenda will include pressure...

May 5th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Google mobility report shows tanking foot traffic across Canada

By tracking smartphone location data in February and March, Google has revealed insights into how social distancing has affected the...

April 7th, 2020 Tom Li

Canada partners with Amazon Canada to distribute essential equipment

The Government of Canada today announced it has signed an agreement with Amazon Canada, allowing the tech giant to distribute...

April 3rd, 2020 Pragya Sehgal