The building raincoat coming out to protect people during the winter time. Source: Sidewalk Labs

Published: June 20th, 2019


DIACC releases first model of Canadian digital trust framework as companies show off solutions

Later this summer the Niagara Health regional authority will launch a mobile medical app which will eventually let area residents...

June 6th, 2019 Howard Solomon

A refreshingly realistic approach to digital transformation – Gartner’s first Canadian Symposium

The Gartner IT Symposium opened with an extremely optimistic view of Canada’s position in terms of digital transformation, and some...

June 4th, 2019 Jim Love

Amazon, Microsoft, Apple pressured by lawmakers at Ottawa hearing on big data firms

Fresh off squeezing Facebook earlier this week, an international panel of lawmakers meeting in Ottawa tried putting pressure on Amazon,...

May 30th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Give Canadians privacy rights in new law, says federal privacy commissioner

With Ottawa committing this week to update the nation's public and private sector privacy legislation, federal privacy commissioner Daniel Therrien...

May 24th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Canada announces Digital Charter, promises serious fines to business for not protecting privacy

The federal government has unveiled a 10-principle Digital Charter that promises to apply to future legislation and regulation, including the...

May 21st, 2019 Howard Solomon

Canadian privacy experts praise San Francisco ban on facial recognition software

Canadian privacy experts say this week's decision by San Francisco forbidding county and municipal departments from using facial recognition technology...

May 16th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Screen captures can be used by police in a sting, Supreme Court of Canada rules

Screen captures are a common way computer users snap and save email or text messages. But if used by police...

April 18th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Civil Liberties Assocaition follows through on threat to sue Toronto smart community

Toronto's promised showcase lakefront smart neighborhood has faced a number of objections during public meetings and in news columns, largely...

April 17th, 2019 Howard Solomon

How to control your privacy for Google services

How to see what Google knows about you It should be no surprise that Google scrapes all sorts of information...

April 10th, 2019 Tom Li