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

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

Federal privacy commissioner to initiate investigations, not just wait for complaints

Sensing that Canadians lack confidence in the private sector and government on safeguarding and using their personal data, the federal...

May 17th, 2017 Howard Solomon

Big data requires big new privacy legislation, Ontario commissioner says

TORONTO - Big data can benefit a wide range of government programs, but only if personal information collected is secured...

January 27th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

How B.C. district officials bugged their mayor’s computer

He was ridiculed and dismissed as paranoid for claiming that district employees had installed a surveillance software in his office...

April 6th, 2015 Nestor E. Arellano

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July 2014 in review: World Cup, CASL and an oddly shaped phone

World Cup madness was still going strong around the globe in July. You can bet that scores of computer monitors...

December 13th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

Digital economy strategy promises Canada will be “among world leaders”

The federal government has finally released its long-promised national digital economy strategy, one that promises that Canada "will rank among world...

April 4th, 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

Privacy czars urge openness in online surveillance

Governments should be more open and accountable to the public about their online surveillance activities, according to a resolution released...

September 26th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano