Notes from the IAPP Canada Managing Director, Jan. 22, 2021

(Jan 22, 2021) It’s Data Privacy Day next week — next Thursday, to be precise. How are you going to mark it?  Remember the days when we were able to have great in-p... Read More

OPC considers probe over alleged invasion of privacy

(Jan 22, 2021) The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada is weighing whether to launch an investigation into privacy violations by MindGeek, The Toronto Star reports... Read More

Canadian data-mining, ransomware schemes revealed

(Jan 22, 2021) CBC News reports more than 4,000 websites, emails and applications posing as Canadian government entities have been identified and deleted over consumer prot... Read More

Global News Roundup: Jan. 12–19, 2021

(Jan 19, 2021) In this week’s global legislative roundup, Gov. Andrew Cuomo, D-N.Y., proposed privacy legislation, and a Washington Senate Committee held a public hearing o... Read More

Global News Roundup: Jan. 12–19, 2021

(Jan 19, 2021) In this week’s global legislative roundup, Gov. Andrew Cuomo, D-N.Y., proposed privacy legislation, and a Washington Senate Committee held a public hearing o... Read More

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

(Jan 15, 2021) The Federal Privacy Act is about 40 years old. It hasn’t been substantially updated since its inception. That means that the policy thinking that went into t... Read More

Canada extends privacy law consultation to Feb. 14

(Jan 15, 2021) Canada's Department of Justice announced the public consultation on the modernization of Canadian privacy law has been extended to Feb. 14. The consultation ... Read More

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

(Jan 8, 2021) Happy New Year! Though 2021 started off with the shocking chaos at the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C., I hope this will be the worst news ... Read More

Saskatchewan health system hit with ransomware attack

(Jan 8, 2021) The Office of the Saskatchewan Information and Privacy Commissioner announced eHealth Saskatchewan, the Saskatchewan Health Authority and the Ministry of Hea... Read More

Why Canada should consider 'dynamic data obscurity'

(Jan 8, 2021) Information Accountability Foundation Executive Director and Chief Strategist Martin Abrams sees the writing on the wall as it relates to data-driven technol... Read More