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Federal Court dismisses Otterburn Park case

telecom | 12/12/2019 6:00 pm EST

A judicial review application to the Federal Court challenging Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada’s approval of a cell tower site has been dismissed by the court. The application was filed by the municipality of Otterburn Park in Quebec, about 40...

Scheer promises Huawei 5G ban, but no info on what that means

telecom | 05/21/2019 5:17 pm EDT

Conservative leader Andrew Scheer said last week he was in favour of a ban on equipment from Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. in 5G networks, but his office has since refused to offer any information about what would be involved in such a move. That means Scheer could be...

Experts say there is no road map for a Facebook-OPC court fight

Media | 05/01/2019 4:17 pm EDT

If the Office of the Privacy Commissioner takes Facebook Inc. to Federal...

Resistance to tower builds shows need to ‘rethink’ consultations: MP

telecom | 04/30/2019 4:35 pm EDT

Residents of a New Brunswick town are asking the Federal Court to review...

NDP targets net neutrality, data and privacy rights in new motion

telecom | 03/28/2018 7:21 pm EDT

OTTAWA — Members of the federal NDP introduced a sweeping motion...

Questions remain about CSE public info use, Cambridge Analytica

Media | 03/23/2018 10:46 am EDT

OTTAWA — Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan couldn’t tell MPs or reporters...

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 inappropriately for political purposes are now being formally investigated by the privacy...

OPC to look into Cambridge Analytica revelations

Media | 03/19/2018 6:06 pm EDT

The Office of the Privacy Commissioner (OPC) is looking into reports data of 50 million Facebook Inc....

Privacy protections ‘implicit’ in C-59: CSE

telecom | 02/14/2018 3:49 pm EST

OTTAWA — Representatives from the Communications Security Establishment (CSE), when asked Tuesday about...

‘Worrying’ trend of data breaches ‘must stop’: NDP

telecom | 01/24/2018 5:21 pm EST

In a statement on Tuesday, the same day that BCE Inc. reported a breach affecting up to 100,000 customers, the New Democratic Party’s (NDP) Public Safety Critic Matthew Dubé said that expecting...

End of 2017 saw Stingray, Birch Hill reinvigorate lobby efforts

Media | 01/17/2018 4:39 pm EST

Stingray Digital Group Inc. and Birch Hill Equity Partners ramped up their lobbying in December, with both submitting their first communications reports for the year in the last weeks of 2017....

CSE activities under C-59 may weaken encryption tools: CCLA

telecom | 12/07/2017 5:24 pm EST

OTTAWA — Parliamentarians debating Bill C-59 will have to come to grips...

Goodale offers telecoms a hand in network security, SS7

telecom | 11/24/2017 5:53 pm EST

Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale said the country’s telecoms can...

Broadcast lobbying jumped ahead of Creative Canada release

Media | 10/24/2017 6:20 pm EDT

Creative organizations stepped up and added to a surge in lobbying activity...