How Google uses your Internet searches to target ads at you

Google Inc. broke Canada's privacy law by using sensitive information about users' online activities to target them with health-related ads, the country's interim privacy commissioner says.

Posted:
January 17, 2014
Article source:
The Globe and Mail

New cyberbullying laws should pass this spring, Justice Minister says

Justice Minister Peter MacKay dismisses concerns his government's new anti-cyberbullying law gives police too much power to snoop into the online lives of Canadians.

Posted:
January 10, 2014
Article source:
The Globe and Mail

Have a cellphone complaint? These are the people to call

The Commissioner for Complaints for Telecommunications Services (CCTS) handled 14,036 complaints during its 2012-2013 fiscal year, up from 10,678 during the prior year.

Posted:
January 09, 2014
Article source:
The Globe and Mail

Technology and the Law in 2014: 14 Questions in Need of Answers

Law professor Michael Geist says the coming year is likely to be a very significant one for law and technology - he lists 14 questions at issue in his column.

Posted:
January 09, 2014
Article source:
Michael Geist's blog

Ontario man says U.S. wrongly put him on no-fly list

A Whitby, Ont., business owner is growing frustrated about his inability to fly overseas to visit family, which he says is a result of his name wrongly appearing on the U.S. no-fly list.

Posted:
January 08, 2014
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

Spy agency admits it spies on Canadians 'incidentally’

Canada’s foreign intelligence agency admits it “incidentally” spies on Canadians, but wants to reassure the public it protects the privacy of that information.

Posted:
January 07, 2014
Article source:
Ottawa Citizen

New year will see changes to light bulbs, foreign worker program

Immigration and foreign workers are among the areas affected by new rules beginning in January.

Posted:
January 06, 2014
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

Queen's Park: Province introduces new rules, regulations and permits for new year

Everyone from fishing enthusiasts to wine lovers will be faced with new provincial rules, regulations — and some permit increases — that take effect on Jan 1.

Posted:
January 02, 2014
Article source:
Toronto Star

Let's Bring Back Postal Banking

Postal Banking will promote financial inclusion and address the problems many communities and individuals in this country have with getting access to banking services, says this writer.

Posted:
December 10, 2013
Article source:
Raise the Hammer

Anti-spam law set for Canada after years of lobbyist-induced delays

Canada Day, 2014, will usher in ban on identity theft, phishing, and spyware.

Posted:
December 05, 2013
Article source:
Vancouver Sun