Privacy Commissioner Jennifer Stoddart

Privacy Czar: Canada's Rules Too Old

CP | Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.06.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The federal law governing how companies handle personal information is too old to keep up with the rapidly expanding digital age, Canada's pr...

We Could Do Better: Privacy Watchdog

CP | Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.09.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Canada would have one of the weakest data breach laws in the western world even if proposed revisions currently before Parliament are passed,...

How Much Do Political Parties Know About You?

CP | Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.17.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The continuing robocalls investigation highlights concerns over how political parties use private, personal information, says a new research ...

Canada's Privacy Czar Worried About New Google Policy

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.25.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Canada's privacy commissioner is "strongly" encouraging Google to clarify a new policy on linking user data across accounts, saying it may ma...

WATCH: Online Privacy Tips For Kids, Parents

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.25.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Privacy commissioner Jennifer Stoddart has produced a video, a tip sheet for parents and a kit for teachers to help kids deal with online pri...

Privacy Commissioner Calls For Limits To Online Tracking

CP | Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.05.2012 | Canada Business

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Privacy Czar Lashes Out Air Security Agency

CP | Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.17.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Canada's privacy czar says the national air security agency is collecting too much information about travellers, and sometimes breaches the l...

Watchdog Shoots Down Feds' Argument For Destroying Gun Registry Data

CP | Posted 01.01.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA — Canada's privacy watchdog has shot a big hole in one of the Conservative government's main arguments for destroying the records compiled by...

Airport Behaviour Observation Program Sparks Privacy Worries

CP | Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.29.2011 | Canada

OTTAWA - Canada's privacy czar is concerned about the potential unfairness of a plan to scrutinize the flying public's behaviour at the airport.The fe...

Staples' Privacy Fail: Resold Laptops Not Fully Wiped

CBC | Posted 08.21.2011 | Canada

CBC -- Staples Business Depot has breached Canadian privacy law by not fully wiping customer data off laptops and storage devices returned by customer...