The Sidewalk Labs project has been met with fierce opposition ever since the project was announced. File photo.

Published: May 7th, 2020

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

Sidewalk Labs decision to offload tough decisions on privacy to third party is wrong, says its former consultant

After over two years of controversy, Sidewalk Labs finally presented a 1,500-page draft master smart city plan for a government-owned...

June 25th, 2019 Alex Coop

Let Toronto Public Library hold smart city data, says Board of Trade

Around the world municipalities are eager to become smart cities, but struggling with who should control and set privacy rules over any...

January 9th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Sidewalk Labs got more info than others before Toronto waterfront RFP issued: Ontario auditor

Waterfront Toronto has been criticized by some for the way it has handled privacy and intellectual property issues with Sidewalk...

December 6th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Inside Sidewalk Labs’ Toronto HQ

ITWC got a tour of Google's sister company Sidewalk Labs' Toronto headquarters. It's located right smack down in the middle...

November 7th, 2018 Shruti Shekar