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Privacy Commissioner Philippe Dufresne, pictured in January 2023. Despite best efforts, Dufresne's office cannot monitor the data practices of every group, and average consumers do not have the savvy to identify and protest all potential privacy violations, writes Yuka Sai. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

Bill C-27 sacrifices consumer privacy for business innovations

Labour Minister Seamus O'Regan pictured on May 30, 2023. In discussions about temporary foreign workers, those in the high-wage stream are often overlooked, writes Catherine Connelly. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Ontario Premier Doug Ford's plan to remove post-secondary education requirements for police officers is a nightmare for Indigenous Peoples, writes Rose LeMay. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Special Rapporteur David Johnston is blatantly being used by the Liberals, Conservatives, and New Democrats to suit their own story lines. It would seem no one wants to dig deep into some of the information he has reported on, writes Tim Powers. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
An Avidrone Avipak30 automated cargo delivery system is displayed at the Avidrone Aerospace booth at the CANSEC trade show in Ottawa on May 31. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Special Rapporteur David Johnston's decision to ignore a negative parliamentary vote could have added fuel to the firestorm surrounding alleged foreign interference, writes Sheila Copps. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
The oilsands, pictured in Fort McMurray, Alta. Climate change has barely been mentioned in the Alberta election campaign between Danielle Smith’s United Conservative Party and Rachel Notley’s resurgent NDP, writes Susan Riley.  The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
A turbo train in original CN livery, before VIA Rail took over the passenger service, seen in Calgary in 1975. Four of our country’s major Canadian-owned and Canadian headquartered corporations today—Potash Corp., Cameco, Air Canada, and CN Rail—all originated as Crown corporations, writes David Crane. Photograph courtesy of Wikimedia Commons
Alberta Premier Danielle Smith, left, and Alberta NDP Leader Rachel Notley. The recent provincial election had barely concluded when opinion pieces started popping up all over the media scrutinizing the results, writes Gerry Nicholls.   The Hill Times photographs by Jake Wright and Andrew Meade
Canadians have come to expect 'National Inquirer'-style politics out of Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre, left, but more is expected of Jagmeet Singh and the NDP, writes Michael Harris. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
The Donnie Creek wildfire in British Columbia on May 27. Further south on the West Coast, climate change-related wildfires are making it too risky to insure Californian houses. Photograph courtesy of the B.C. Wildfire Service
Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre is already playing the tax-cut card, as has every leader of Canada’s main right-wing party going back 40 years, writes Les Whittington. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Apparently, Elon Musk isn’t the genius weird nerds purported him to be, and now he’s single-handedly destroying one of the most connective platforms on the internet, writes Erica Ifill. Photograph courtesy of Flickr/NVIDIA Corporation