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OPC failed to observe ‘bedrock rules of evidence’ in court: Facebook

Media | 10/27/2020 10:33 am EDT

Facebook Inc. is asking a judge to throw out significant chunks of an affidavit from Canada's federal privacy watchdog in the agency's lawsuit against the social media giant....

Canadian law should codify privacy as a human right: OPC

Media | 12/10/2019 6:05 pm EST

OTTAWA — Federal privacy commissioner Daniel Therrien told reporters Tuesday morning that there is a “crisis of trust” as he launched the Office of the Privacy Commissioner’s annual report, citing polling showing that 90 per cent of Canadians are concerned about...

OPC will ask court to force changes to Facebook privacy practices

Media | 04/25/2019 5:47 pm EDT

OTTAWA — The Office of the Privacy Commissioner said Thursday it is...

Ethics committee wants political parties to come under privacy legislation

Media | 06/19/2018 1:20 pm EDT

Following nine public meetings that began in March, the House committee...

There’s space for ‘positive’ political targeting, Wylie tells MPs

Media | 05/30/2018 1:43 pm EDT

OTTAWA — Whistleblower and data scientist Christopher Wylie testified at...

AggregateIQ denies whistleblower claims to ethics committee

telecom | 04/24/2018 5:39 pm EDT

OTTAWA — The heads of West Coast-based software developer AggregateIQ...

OPC joins B.C. privacy commish in investigation of West Coast data company

telecom | 04/06/2018 1:47 pm EDT

The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) will participate in an investigation into the activities of AggregateIQ Data Services Ltd. according to a post on its website on Thursday. AggregateIQ is a Victoria-based software development company which offers voter targeting services to political campaigns. At its inception, it was connected to SCL Group Ltd, Cambridge Analytica’s parent company, according to an archived version of its website. Cambridge Analytica has been accused...

OPC investigating Facebook as gov’t responds to privacy concerns

Media | 03/21/2018 6:20 pm EDT

OTTAWA — Revelations over the weekend that Facebook Inc. data was used...