The Cambridge Analytica-Facebook scandal, and revelations that Google tracks its users even when settings are disabled, are not privacy breaches. These are business models based on exploiting current gaps in Canadian data-governance laws.
Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains, pictured in this file photo. Action is needed on developing technology standards that will guide how AI and big data will be used and who will benefit from it, writes Keith Jansa of the CIO Strategy Council. The Hill Times file photograph by Andrew Meade
Every second, there are 8,262 tweets posted, 879 Instagram photos uploaded, 3,462 Skype calls made, 64,187 GB of internet traffic, 76,254 YouTube videos viewed, and 2.7 million emails sent.
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CanCon Contributions & Quotas In a Digital Age As part of Heritage Canada’s review of Canadian content in a digital age, various parties are proposing changes to how digital services are regulated and taxed.
Conservative MP Peter Kent calls the The National's four host configuration 'a messy format', while NDP MP Peter Julian says the four hosts have been effective in 'putting forward often very courageous positions.'
A House Government Operations and Estimates Committee report highlights a lack of tools and services available to military members and veterans to help them navigate the federal public service hiring process.
'It’s important for me to let you know that this is an election year, but the work won’t stop. The work continues until the writ drops for 35 days,' Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett said.
Though divisive politics has become a regular feature of political culture in Canada, thanks in part to the rhetoric from the country's southern neighbours, some MPs say there's been pushback to that kind of messaging.