Cable & Telecom

Privacy chief says tools must keep pace with technology; takes aim at TV show

GATINEAU – Canada’s privacy safeguards are too out of date to properly protect Canadians’ personal information, says the Privacy Commissioner of Canada.Its annual report tabled Tuesday in Parliament says that 90% of Canadians are very concerned about their inability to protect their privacy, noting that both the Privacy Act, which applies to the federal public sector, and the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA), the federal private sector privacy law, predate many of the technological innovations that are creating new challenges for privacy protection.“The government should give greater priority to the modernization of laws and policies and it should...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.