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

Did a Sidewalk Labs ‘misunderstanding’ about privacy lead to Cavoukian’s resignation?

When internationally-known privacy expert Ann Cavoukian resigned last week as a consultant to Sidewalk Labs’ planned multi-million dollar Toronto lakefront...

October 25th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Sidewalk Labs: Smart cities and opportunities we shouldn’t miss

One of the world’s greatest IT opportunities is staring us in the face. But will Canadian talent and Canadian technology...

September 5th, 2018 David Crane

Sidewalk Labs reveals vision for ‘smart city’ project, provides no answers on data collection policy

It wasn’t exactly a scene from Netflix’s sci-fi dystopian show Black Mirror, but Google’s sister company Sidewalk Labs and Waterfront...

August 15th, 2018 Shruti Shekar

Google sister company moves forward with smart neighbourhood project

Toronto’s smart city project with Google sister company Sidewalk Labs is set to move forward after finalizing an agreement with...

August 1st, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Rohit Aggarwala, Sidewalk Toronto

Sidewalk Toronto commits to Privacy by Design principles amid citizen concerns

Responsible data use and privacy are top priorities of Sidewalk Toronto’s smart city development project in Toronto’s Quay Side community,...

May 4th, 2018 Brian Jackson

First details revealed for Google’s tech-focused neighbourhood in Toronto

Toronto is preparing to use technology to tackle the challenges of urban growth, and it will have some help from...

October 17th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs