Canadian class-action suit against Facebook alleges misuse of personal information

By Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press Wed Oct 28 2020 04:00 OTTAWA — Two Facebook users are seeking damages on behalf of hundreds of thousands of Canadians whose personal data may have been improperly used for political purposes. The proposed class−action lawsuit filed by Calgary residents Saul Benary and Karma Holoboff asks the Federal Court […]

Complaints form access to Information users more than doubled last year: info czar

By The Canadian PressSep 29 2020, 11:45:36 OTTAWA — A federal watchdog says dissatisfied users of the Access to Information Act lodged over 6,000 new complaints last year — more than double the number in the previous year. In her annual report for 2019-20 tabled today, information commissioner Caroline Maynard urges the government to improve […]