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Jun 27, 2019, 10:05 ET Ontario's Information and Privacy Commissioner Calls for Updated Privacy Laws to Prepare for a Digital Ontario

TORONTO, June 27, 2019 /CNW/ - In his 2018 Annual Report, Privacy and Accountability for a Digital Ontario, Brian Beamish, Ontario's Information and Privacy Commissioner, recommends several...


Jan 22, 2019, 10:00 ET Media Advisory - Ontario's Privacy Commissioner hosting panel on smart cities

TORONTO, Jan. 22, 2019 /CNW/ - Are you ready for life in a smart city? With the advent of new technologies − energy conservation sensors, real-time parking apps, automated financial transactions −...


Nov 21, 2018, 10:00 ET Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario to Visit Barrie

TORONTO, Nov. 21, 2018 /CNW/ - Ontario's Information and Privacy Commissioner, Brian Beamish, will host a special event in Barrie on November 23, 2018, as part of the IPC's Reaching Out to Ontario...


Jun 14, 2018, 10:30 ET Ontario's Information and Privacy Commissioner Calls for Privacy Regulation and Oversight of Province's Political Parties

TORONTO, June 14, 2018 /CNW/ - In his 2017 Annual Report, Thirty Years of Access and Privacy Service, Ontario's Information and Privacy Commissioner, Brian Beamish, is calling for a number of...


May 09, 2018, 16:35 ET Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario to investigate unauthorized use and disclosure of personal information by police

TORONTO, May 9, 2018 /CNW/ - This week, the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario (IPC) became aware of two separate incidents involving potential privacy breaches by police...


Apr 26, 2018, 16:00 ET Ontario's Privacy Commissioner Leads Call for a Privacy-Protective Approach to Smart City Projects

TORONTO, April 26, 2018 /CNW/ - Privacy and information authorities from across Canada are urging the Minister of Infrastructure and Communities to ensure privacy and security are at the forefront of ...


Jan 25, 2018, 13:30 ET Statement from Ontario's Information and Privacy Commissioner on Data Privacy Day

Renews Call for Modernized Privacy Laws TORONTO, Jan. 25, 2018 /CNW/ - Brian Beamish, Ontario's Information and Privacy Commissioner, released the following statement to mark Data Privacy Day on...


Nov 28, 2017, 10:30 ET Media Advisory - Information and Privacy Commissioner visiting Windsor to address key access and privacy issues

TORONTO, Nov. 28, 2017 /CNW/ - Ontario's Information and Privacy Commissioner, Brian Beamish, will host a special event in Windsor on Thursday, November 30, 2017, as part of the IPC's Reaching Out to ...


Oct 24, 2017, 10:30 ET Information and Privacy Commissioner Cautions Ontario Educators on Use of Online Teaching Tools

New report includes best practices for protecting student privacy TORONTO, Oct. 24, 2017 /CNW/ - Ontario's Information and Privacy Commissioner (IPC) today released a review of online educational...


Sep 28, 2017, 10:00 ET Protecting Patient Privacy - Information and Privacy Commissioner releases new guidance on mandatory reporting of health information breaches

TORONTO, Sept. 28, 2017 /CNW/ - Ontario's Information and Privacy Commissioner (IPC) has released a guidance document called "Reporting a Privacy Breach to the Commissioner: Guidelines for the Health ...


Sep 27, 2017, 15:47 ET The Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario wins Global Privacy Award for Excellence in Research

TORONTO, Sept. 27, 2017 /CNW/ - The Information and Privacy Commissioner (IPC) of Ontario's De-identification Guidelines for Structured Data has won the inaugural International Conference of Data...


Jun 19, 2017, 10:30 ET Ontario's Information and Privacy Commissioner calls for legislation to manage the privacy risks of big data in the public sector

TORONTO, June 19, 2017 /CNW/ - In his 2016 Annual Report, Facing Challenges Together, Ontario's Information and Privacy Commissioner, Brian Beamish, is calling for a number of legislative changes to...


May 01, 2017, 10:30 ET Media Advisory - Information and Privacy Commissioner visiting Thunder Bay to address key access and privacy issues

TORONTO, May 1, 2017 /CNW/ - Ontario's Information and Privacy Commissioner, Brian Beamish, will host a special event in Thunder Bay on Wednesday, May 3, 2017, as part of the IPC's Reaching Out to...


Mar 16, 2017, 10:00 ET Health Record Snooping Case Prosecuted in Goderich

TORONTO, March 16, 2017 /CNW/ - A Masters of Social Work student who was on an educational placement with a family health team in Central Huron, has been ordered to pay a $20,000 fine and a $5,000...


Jan 25, 2017, 09:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - IPC Privacy Day Event/

Government and Big Data: Privacy Risks and Solutions TORONTO, Jan. 23, 2017 /CNW/ - Big data is having a significant impact on the way Ontario's institutions develop public policy and design...


Jan 23, 2017, 09:00 ET Media Advisory - IPC Privacy Day Event

Government and Big Data: Privacy Risks and Solutions TORONTO, Jan. 23, 2017 /CNW/ - Big data is having a significant impact on the way Ontario's institutions develop public policy and design...


Dec 19, 2016, 11:51 ET Statement from Information and Privacy Commissioner Brian Beamish on Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change Submission of False FOI Compliance Statistics

TORONTO, Dec. 19, 2016 /CNW/ - In June 2016 I had the honour to present the 2015 Annual Report of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario, including a full array of statistics, to the...


Sep 29, 2016, 09:00 ET Information and Privacy Commissioner finds no wrongdoing in TO2015 recordkeeping

TORONTO, Sept. 29, 2016 /CNW/ - Ontario's Information and Privacy Commissioner (IPC) Brian Beamish today released the findings of his investigation into the records management practices of the...


Sep 26, 2016, 09:00 ET Media Advisory - Information and Privacy Commissioner Speaking in London this Right to Know Week

TORONTO, Sept. 26, 2016 /CNW/ - Ontario's Information and Privacy Commissioner Brian Beamish will be discussing the importance of Open Government and furthering public sector transparency at Western...


Sep 15, 2016, 09:30 ET Media Advisory - Information and Privacy Commissioner Speaking in London this Right to Know Week

TORONTO, Sept. 15, 2016 /CNW/ - Ontario's Information and Privacy Commissioner Brian Beamish will be discussing the importance of Open Government and furthering public sector transparency at Western...


Jul 12, 2016, 09:30 ET Information and Privacy Commissioner Withdraws Legal Action Against Toronto Police

New Police Procedure Prevents Attempted Suicide-Related Information From Being Shared with US Border Officials, Satisfying Commissioner's Concerns TORONTO, July 12, 2016 /CNW/ - The Information and...


Jun 28, 2016, 09:30 ET Information and Privacy Commissioner Calls for Modernization of Access and Privacy Legislation

TORONTO, June 28, 2016 /CNW/ - In his 2015 Annual Report, Ontario's Information and Privacy Commissioner Brian Beamish is calling on the government to update the province's access and privacy laws to ...


Jun 07, 2016, 11:24 ET Information and Privacy Commissioner Cautions Against Using Personal Email and Instant Messaging When Doing Public Business

TORONTO, June 7, 2016 /CNW/ - Ontario's Information and Privacy Commissioner, Brian Beamish, is calling on the leaders of all public institutions to educate staff and enact policies to strictly...


May 03, 2016, 10:00 ET /R E P E A T - Media Advisory - Information and Privacy Commissioner visiting Kingston to address key access and privacy issues/

TORONTO, May 2, 2016 /CNW/ - Ontario's Information and Privacy Commissioner, Brian Beamish, will be discussing emerging trends in access to information and privacy at Queen's University this...


May 02, 2016, 10:00 ET Media Advisory - Information and Privacy Commissioner visiting Kingston to address key access and privacy issues

TORONTO, May 2, 2016 /CNW/ - Ontario's Information and Privacy Commissioner, Brian Beamish, will be discussing emerging trends in access to information and privacy at Queen's University this...