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Hacked Lifelabs Failed To Protect Customers’ Data

Toronto’s Lifelabs, Canada’s largest laboratory testing company. has failed to protect customers’ data from hackers last year. Their data’s breach was the largest in Canadian history due to sheer number of data revealed. The Information and Privacy Commissioner (OIPC) of Ontario, has ordered Lifelabs to better protect their data from now on, as well as … Continue reading Hacked Lifelabs Failed To Protect Customers’ Data

SpaceX Wants to Deliver High Speed Internet in Canada From Space

In today’s world where everyone is hanging on their phones, personal computers being part of one’s daily living and online transactions are more convenient. We can see the impact of internet in this innovative world. From a single swipe, we can unleash a lot of task, actions and even information at the convenience of our … Continue reading SpaceX Wants to Deliver High Speed Internet in Canada From Space

Coronavirus Contact Tracing App To Launch In Canada Shortly

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced a tracing app to be launched in Canada within weeks. The app will let users know whether they have come into contact with covid19 cases around them. The app will be completely voluntary. It will be first launched in Ontario as a test drive. No personal information will be collected … Continue reading Coronavirus Contact Tracing App To Launch In Canada Shortly

Ottawa Requests Wireless Providers to Lower PriceS

Canadian government says that it now requires cell phone companies like Rogers, Bell and Telus to lower its cell phone bill by 25% within the next 2 years or face consequences. Innovation, Science and Industry Minister Navdeep Bains says that unlimited talk-and-text plans that offer two gigabytes, four gigabytes and six gigabytes of data need to … Continue reading Ottawa Requests Wireless Providers to Lower PriceS

Foodora’s Couriers To Unionize in Ontario

Part time delivery employees at Foodora, online food delivery company, have decided to unionize. The Ontario Labour Relations Board said today that since Foodora part time employees are dependent contractors they can unionize. Until today, Foodora employees were considered independent contractors, and had no legal right to unionize and did not have the same benefits … Continue reading Foodora’s Couriers To Unionize in Ontario

UPDATED: Canadian Privacy Agency to Investigate US Facial Recognition Firm

Update #1: The company in this story, Clearview AI, has just been hacked and more than 2,200 organizations spanning law enforcement to universities have their information accessed. Clearview has clients such as US Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the Department of Justice, the FBI, Macy’s, Best Buy. In Canada multiple police agencies have used them such … Continue reading UPDATED: Canadian Privacy Agency to Investigate US Facial Recognition Firm