Conditions of Uncertainty: Bill C-27’s approach to sensitive personal information is not enough
What kinds of information are deserving of special protection under Canadian privacy law? We explore the current landscape in light of Canada's proposed privacy laws, and look to other jurisdictions that are doing it better.
Your voice, DELIVERED: OpenMedia community speaks out more than 17,000 times to demand urgent privacy protections now!
This week, we delivered more than 11K signatures calling for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to create strong privacy protections for people in Canada, and nearly 6K messages have been sent!
What Canada can learn from the United States when it comes to taking on Data Brokers
Canada's new privacy bill fails to follow the lead of our biggest trading partner.
The Absolute Bare Minimum: Privacy and the New Bill C-27
Canada is under pressure to pass new federal privacy laws for the commercial sector. Find out what these new laws mean for you!
Mapping the Data Broker Economy: Taking Back Our Data
In order to shine a light on the data broker economy, we’ve filed personal information requests to take back our data, and are exploring the privacy risks of data brokers.
Canadian privacy law has got you covered, but here’s why it simply isn’t enough
From limited digital rights, to little enforcement, find out why Canada's privacy laws are in serious need of an overhaul.
It’s time for Canadian privacy law reform, so where do we go from here?
Find out how privacy rights in Canada compare on the world stage.
Update: Clearview AI Requests
We've reached out to Clearview AI to remind them of their legal obligations and to see if they're planning on fulfilling the requests.
Request your personal information from political parties using our new tool
“My Political Data” empowers citizens to exercise rights to their personal information
Facial recognition: Four things you need to know
Facial recognition: most of us have heard the term, and maybe even experienced it when our faces are recognised and tagged on social media, or to unlock our phones. But do you know what the concerns are, and whether it’s being used in public spaces in Canada? Here’s four things you should know.
How do they score? We rated the new privacy policies of all the major parties – and every single one failed on key best practices.
Canada’s political parties have failed to meet basic privacy expectations. Now we’re calling on them to protect personal information and empower citizens.
Why are political parties refusing to comply with Canadian privacy laws?
Why are Canada's political parties exempt from following federal privacy law just like any other business? It is not entirely clear, but the public is demanding immediate action.
72% of people in Canada support stronger privacy rules for political parties
A vast majority of Canadians support changing the law so that political parties follow the same privacy rules as private companies. But politicians remain keen to keep the exemptions that they have given themselves.
“Cambridge Analytica is the canary in the coal mine”, says whistleblower Christopher Wylie
Yesterday, Christopher Wylie, former director of research at Cambridge Analytica, testified before a Canadian parliamentary committee and answered questions on the state of privacy, including a crowdsourced question from our community.
The Facebook data scandal: How protected are Canadians?
When private companies abuse and misuse our personal data, Canada's laws are toothless — giving no power to the Privacy Commissioner to issue penalties or force compliance.
New elections legislation fails to address privacy concerns
Bill C-76 fails to provide the necessary protections for citizens’ personal data or limit exemptions for political parties.
Facebook data scandal: A wake up call to reform Canada’s outdated privacy laws
The Facebook data scandal is an opportunity for Canadians to push for reform of out-of-date privacy laws that have failed to protect them so far.
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