The federal privacy watchdog says inadequate testing, coding errors and poor monitoring of the beleaguered Phoenix federal pay system resulted in exposure of the personal information of public servants.
The international credit reporting agency TransUnion is pushing the federal government to give it access to a monthly list of new social insurance numbers despite years of rejections over privacy concerns.
Canada and the United States have resolved to gather the "hard facts" about a recent influx of would-be refugees into Canada, Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale said Friday after a meeting with his American counterpart.
New Jersey officials say television manufacturer Vizio and a subsidiary will pay $2.5 million to settle allegations that they surreptitiously tracked consumers' viewing habits and sold the information to marketing companies and data brokers.
Justin Trudeau says his government will ensure security and spy agencies follow the "letter and spirit" of the law, amid mounting concerns they have trampled the privacy of journalists and other Canadians.
New European Union regulations could mark a 'sea change' for users trying to navigate reams of pages of terms and conditions every time they download an app or sign up to a web service, says a Canadian privacy expert.