OPC deputy commissioner: Federal law 'woefully out of date'

(Oct 18, 2021) Editor’s note: An earlier version of this news brief erroneously attributed Luke Stark's quote to Deputy Commissioner Smolyne... Read More

Notes from the IAPP Canada Managing Director, Oct. 15, 2021

(Oct 15, 2021) About three weeks ago, the Quebec government signed into law their new private sector privacy legislation. I was waiting for them to publish it before writin... Read More

Privacy considerations with Canada's open banking system

(Oct 15, 2021) Professionals from McMillan wrote a blog post outlining the privacy considerations for Canadian financial institutions following the government's August repo... Read More

Fertility clinic ransomware attack impacts 350K patients; password-stealing attacks up 45%

(Oct 13, 2021) A fertility clinic owned by Quest Diagnostics Read More

Global News Roundup: Oct. 5-Oct. 12, 2021

(Oct 12, 2021) The European Commission drafted rules that will force Big Tech companies to disclose how political groups execute targeted advertising. In India, the Joint P... Read More

Roundup: EU, India and US

(Oct 12, 2021) The European Commission drafted rules that will force Big Tech companies to disclose how political groups execute targeted advertising. In India, the Joint P... Read More

Notes from the IAPP Canada Managing Director, Oct. 8, 2021

(Oct 8, 2021) Just a quick update from me this week. First, you may have seen my LinkedIn post on Thursday about how the Canadian Advisory Board and the IAPP staff... Read More

Yukon commissioner reminds public of new privacy act changes

(Oct 8, 2021) In a blog post observing Right to Know Week, Yukon Information and Privacy Commissioner Diane McLeod-McKay reminded Yukoners of several new personal informat... Read More

OPC seeks comment on facial recognition draft guidance for police use

(Oct 8, 2021) The Information and Privacy Commissioner of Canada opened the draft guidance on facial recognition for police agencies to public consultation, IT World Canad... Read More

Alberta IPC files report on liquor store's data practices

(Oct 8, 2021) The Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Alberta published a review of data processing activities by liquor store Alcanna. The regulator's p... Read More