The Canadian Federal Court has upheld a Privacy Commissioner decision involving a privacy claim over the phone companies’ practice of charging for unlisted phone numbers. The court deferred to the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunication Commission policy on the matter see: Decision here. also see: Coverage here.
Parliamentary Committee Releases Privacy Commissioner Report
A Canadian parliamentary committee investing Canada’s former privacy commissioner released its report on Friday. The report chronicles the committee’s view that the ex-commissioner deliberately misled the committee an includes copies of many relevant documents. see: Report at also see: Coverage here.
Interim Commissioner Named Amid New Allegations
Canada has named a former House of Commons clerk as the new interim Privacy Commissioner of Canada. Robert Marleau succeeds George Radwanski, who now faces accusations that he gave a financial officer a buyout to silence his concerns over financial practices in the office. see: Coverage here also see: and […]
Privacy Commissioner Resigns
George Radwanski, Canada’s Privacy Commissioner has resigned. Radwanski had been under extreme pressure to resign from his position following revelations of significant travel expenditures and possible deception of a parliamentary committee. see: Coverage here also see: and here.
Canadian Privacy Commissioner Spent $500,000 Over Two Years
The heat on Canadian Privacy Commissioner continues to escalate as reports now indicate that together with an executive assistant he spent $500,000 on travel and hospitality over the past two years. The figures apparently includes tens of thousands of dollars on lunches where the Commissioner both submitted and approved the […]