BC firm criticized by Canadian privacy commissioners in Facebook-Cambridge Analytica scandal

A British Columbia political consulting and technology company failed to meet its obligations under Canadian privacy laws when it used...

November 26th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Alberta privacy czar surprised by healthcare sector data breaches

In the first seven months of mandatory healthcare sector data breach reporting in Alberta, the province's privacy commission was notified...

November 22nd, 2019 Howard Solomon

Ontario energy regulator dims plan to sell smart meter data

In a sign of increased Canadian regulator sensitivity to privacy issues, Ontario's energy overseer has told the agency that operates...

November 8th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Privacy czars call on governments to recognize privacy as a fundamental right

Privacy commissioners from around the world including Canada have urged governments to recognize privacy as a fundamental human right, and...

October 29th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Three digital leaders examine the future of urban innovation

“A city is not gauged by its length and width, but by the broadness of its vision and the height...

October 25th, 2019 Robert Brennan Hart

Liberals will create a data commissioner position if elected, according to party platform

A new Liberal government will increase the power of the federal privacy commissioner and create a new position of data...

October 17th, 2019 Howard Solomon

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Canadians remain worried about data security: Digital ID survey

With files from Alex Coop   While governments and companies say they are paying more attention to cybersecurity, a new...

October 17th, 2019 Howard Solomon

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Hashtag Trending – New privacy tools from Google, Alexa goes job hunting, UPS delivery drones approved

Google rolls out new privacy features, Alexa steps up to help people find jobs, and UPS gets federal approval for...

October 3rd, 2019 Mandy Kovacs

Ontario privacy commissioner worries about lack of data oversight in proposed Sidewalk Labs plan

Ontario's privacy commissioner has added his voice to those raising objections to Sidewalk Labs’ proposed digital governance regime for Toronto's...

September 27th, 2019 Howard Solomon