Privacy Commissioner

Federal Privacy Commissioner Launches Investigation into ArriveCAN App

The Privacy Commissioner of Canada has launched an investigation into the ArriveCAN app after a recent complaint raised concerns against it — reports Global News. "Our office has received and is currently investigating a complaint that raises concerns with respect to the collection of personal information through ArriveCAN and subsequent use of that information," the...

Cadillac Fairview Collected 5 Million Images of Shoppers Finds Investigation

Cadillac Fairview, the real estate company behind some of Canada's most popular shopping centres, is found to have illegally collected about five million images of shoppers by using embedded cameras inside its digital information kiosks at 12 shopping malls, CBC News is reporting. According to an investigation by the federal, Alberta, and B.C. privacy commissioners, the...

Uber to Inform Canadians Affected by 2016 Data Breach

According to a new report from CTV News, Uber is planning to inform all Canadians whose data may have been leaked during the 2016 breach. In a decision made on February 28th, Alberta's privacy commissioner ruled that Uber must notify all impacted drivers and riders in the province that may have been impacted. The commissioner...