With thanks to Reclaim the Net: https://reclaimthenet.org/ The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) tracked people’s movements during the pandemic without their knowledge, including trips to pharmacies and liquor stores. BlueDot, an intelligence analysis company, prepared movement reports for PHAC using anonymized data acquired from mobile devices. The reports helped the public health agency […]
2021-12-17 Growing Number of Companies and Organizations Are Walking Back Vaccination Requirements. Plus Boeing Has Suspended Its Vaccine Mandate.
by Jack Phillips, Epoch Times More and more businesses in recent days have walked back previous rules mandating COVID-19 vaccine sas a condition for employment in a bid to keep workers. Earlier this week, Amtrak—a quasi-public corporation—became the latest to rescind its vaccine requirement amid concerns about staff shortages and cut service in January. In […]
2021-12-09 Federal privacy watchdog warns of growing dangers of Surveillance Capitalism
Listen up! Jim Bronskill, Canadian Press If only Canadians would read the article, and take it seriously! /Sandra The federal privacy watchdog is warning Canadians about the growing threat of surveillance capitalism — the use of personal information by large corporations. In his annual report tabled Thursday in Parliament, privacy commissioner Daniel Therrien said state […]
2021-10-28 Do Not Give Up Your Rights ~ Dr. Julie Ponesse’s Remarkable Speech
I am indebted to Brian Peckford. He brought Dr. Ponesse to my attention. A professor of Ethics for 20 years, fired by Western University because of covid. Listen to her! (The text of her speech can be found at https://brownstone.org/articles/do-not-give-up-your-rights-dr-julie-ponesses-remarkable-speech/) Dr. Julie Ponesse | The Faith and Democracy Series
2021-10-20 The contributions of Brian Peckford, former premier of Newfoundland/Labrador to the Freedom Fighters. Conversation with journalist Andrew Lawton.
Brian Peckford, former Premier of Newfoundland/Labrador is shocked by the loss of rights being experienced by Canadians, at the hands of their own governments and institutions. VIDEO BELOW – – journalist Lawton asks excellent questions. The former premier has a reputation for straight-shooting. He hits the mark with his call, in common language for a […]
2021-09-02 copy, Liberal Campaign Book, Policy on Proof of Vaccination.
Received with thanks. My commentary is attached at bottom. The Liberal Party of Canada has forfeited the privilege to govern the People of Canada This is from their election platform – page 2 as per their on-line document, but page 11 in a PDF of same: A re-elected Liberal government will: • Launch a […]
2021-06-18 FW from Canadian Border Services Agency (CBSA). Tender Notice, Biometrics and Identity Management, Centre of Excellence
FW from Canadian Border Services Agency (CBSA) Biometrics and Identity Management It’s directed to a Canadian audience. But, it’s the Canada-U.S. border. The extrapolation for “the south side of the border” follows after. /Sandra The CBSA is using covid- induced fear to put Surveillance of Canadians into the stratosphere. A tender notice or Notice of […]
2020-04-23 Collection of personal data, Canadian Civil Liberties and the CBC
April 23, 2020 TO: Michael Bryant, Executive Director and General Counsel, CCLA (Canadian Civil Liberties Assoc) CC: Brenda McPhail It was good to hear Michael Enright’s interview of CCLA’s Brenda McPhail, Sunday Edition, April 19th (CCLA, Director, Privacy, Technology & Surveillance Project). Brenda did a fine job of addressing the implications of Personal Data Collection. […]
2019-11-26 Victoria’s AggregateIQ Broke Federal and Provincial Privacy Laws, Says Report, TheTyee.ca
No fines for misusing information in political campaigns, because privacy commissioners don’t have power to impose penalties. Andrew MacLeod Andrew MacLeod is The Tyee’s Legislative Bureau Chief in Victoria and the author of All Together Healthy (Douglas & McIntyre, 2018). Find him on Twitter or reach him at email@example.com Federal privacy commissioner Daniel Therrien […]
2018-10-23 2 articles: ‘City of surveillance’: privacy expert quits Toronto’s smart-city project. & A new initiative will see Alphabet – the parent company of Google – take charge of redeveloping a waterfront district in Toronto. Here’s why that’s troubling, the Guardian
Wired neighborhood planned by Google sister company has raised questions over data protection Gabrielle Canon @GabrielleCanon Google’s sister company Sidewalk Labs has promised a ‘thriving hub for innovation’. Photograph: Roberto Machado Noa/LightRocket via Getty Images When it was announced last year that a district in Toronto would be handed over to a company hoping to […]