Canada Privacy Commissioner

Canada's Privacy Czar Opens Probe Into Ashley Madison

CP | Jmi Bronskill, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.24.2016 | Canada Business

OTTAWA — The federal privacy commissioner is opening an investigation into the Ashley Madison data breach. Meanwhile, the company behind the adul...

Privacy Czar Unable To Find Out Anything On RCMP's Online Snooping

The Huffington Post Canada | Sunny Freeman | Posted 10.30.2014 | Canada Business

Canada’s privacy watchdog says it wasn’t able to determine whether the RCMP’s warrantless access requests for subscriber data from telecoms were...

Canada's Privacy Czar To Probe Facebook Over Experiment

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.03.2014 | Canada Business

Canada’s privacy commissioner plans to probe Facebook over an experiment in which nearly 700,000 users’ news feeds were tampered with in order to ...

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...


CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.04.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - An RCMP and House of Commons security proposal to more than double the number of video cameras on Parliament Hill, without warning the public...

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...

Behavioural Advertising: Who's Watching You?

Jennifer Stoddart | Posted 02.18.2012 | Canada
Jennifer Stoddart

How would you feel if mall security cameras didn't simply monitoring you for stealing, but instead kept tabs on the specific brands, styles, colours and sizes of clothes you tried on, the magazines you leafed through at newsstands, what you ordered from the food court, and everything you actually bought during your visit?

Privacy Commissioner Calls For Limits To Online Tracking

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


Canada's Privacy Czar Raises Alarm On Plans For Online Spying Law

CP | Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.27.2011 | Canada

OTTAWA - The federal privacy watchdog says government plans to make electronic surveillance easier for police and spies must include stronger public p...