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eHealth raises data, privacy, and clinical questions: experts 

Media | 08/05/2020 6:07 pm EDT

eHealth technologies have been widely billed as bridging divides between patients and clinicians, and were recently touted by Alberta premier Jason Kenney as "simply a 21st-century version of calling up the doctor."  But observers in the world of data protection and...

Alberta tracing app review could ‘inspire confidence’: privacy expert

telecom | 07/14/2020 6:20 pm EDT

In its long-awaited privacy review of ABTraceTogether, Alberta's COVID-19 contact tracing app, the provincial privacy watchdog has recommended that Alberta Health update its...

Privacy commissioner hasn’t approved new gov’t contact tracing app

telecom | 06/18/2020 3:48 pm EDT

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Thursday that in developing the federal...

PIAC calls for providers to detail COVID-19 tracing involvement

telecom | 05/04/2020 6:14 pm EDT

The Public Interest Advocacy Centre is asking for all Canadian...

Alberta privacy commish investigating Telus Health app

telecom | 04/21/2020 6:01 pm EDT

Alberta’s information and privacy commissioner will launch two separate...

Larger fines needed to deter privacy breaches: B.C. privacy commish

Media | 02/22/2017 8:14 pm EST

OTTAWA — Fines levied against companies who breach privacy rules in Canada need to be increased to help prevent breaches in the future and to come in line with European Union data...