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PHAC data dive legal but not necessarily ethical, Parliamentarians told

News | 02/28/2022 5:38 pm EST
Michael Geist, Canada Research Chair in Internet and E-Commerce Law at the University of Ottawa, appears before the House of Commons Standing Committee on International Trade meeting in Ottawa on Feb. 19, 2020./ Photo by Andrew Meade.

The gathering of mobility cellphone data by the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) followed the current laws but may not have been ethical or engendered trust in the federal government, two witnesses told the House Ethics Committee Monday. 

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