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Federal Court judge strikes elements of key-OPC affidavit in Facebook case 

Media | 06/16/2021 5:02 pm EDT

A federal court judge has ruled on motions from both sides of a court battle between Facebook Inc. and the Office of the Privacy Commissioner (OPC) stemming from a...

OPC finds privacy protections of EdTech company lacking

Media | 05/21/2021 5:17 pm EDT

A Canadian educational technology company used by the York Region District School Board (YRDSB) did not do enough to protect the information of the hundreds of thousands of students who use the service, according to the federal privacy watchdog.  In a Thursday release,...

Facial recognition in malls violated privacy, commissioners say

telecom | 10/29/2020 5:58 pm EDT

An investigation into the use of facial recognition technology to analyze age and gender of customers in shopping malls owned by Cadillac Fairview concluded that it violated Canadian privacy law, the...

Liberals, Conservatives promise new rules for Netflix

Media | 09/30/2019 5:27 pm EDT

The Liberal Party platform, released Sunday, includes promises of new regulations for Canadian content on...

OPC pausing cross-border data consult after Digital Charter release

Media | 05/23/2019 4:22 pm EDT

The Office of the Privacy Commissioner said this week it’s suspending its consultation on protections for personal information leaving the country because the government’s new digital charter...