Cable & Telecom

Privacy Commissioner hints at telecom reporting reform

OTTAWA – Canadians concerned that their telecommunications service provider may be sharing their private information with government agencies got an unexpected boost from Canada’s Office of the Privacy Commissioner.A report from Interim Privacy Commissioner Chantal Bernier advocating the protection of privacy rights in national security efforts was tabled in Parliament on Tuesday, in honour of International Data Privacy Day.  That report, Checks and Controls: Reinforcing Privacy Protection and Oversight for the Canadian Intelligence Community in an Era of Cyber-Surveillance, suggests ways to increase transparency, modernize privacy laws and bolster Parliament's oversight role.One of its recommendations suggests amending the Personal Information Protection...

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.