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IPC comments on Bill 188, the Supporting Children's Futures Act

The IPC made recommendations to the Standing Committee on Social Policy in relation to proposed amendments to the Child, Youth and Family Services Act. It is the IPC’s position that any changes related to the collection, use and disclosure of personal information must be transparent and matched by a


- Published on May 17, 2024

S4-Episode 2: At face value: Facial recognition technologies and privacy

From unlocking smartphones to solving crimes, facial recognition technologies are re-shaping identification as we know it. In this episode, we peer into the privacy and human rights implications of facial recognition systems with technology and human rights lawyer Cynthia Khoo.


- Published on Apr 4, 2024

AI on campus: Balancing innovation and privacy in Ontario universities

As in every other aspect of our lives, artificial intelligence (AI) is finding its way onto university and college campuses across Ontario. Given the rapid advancements of AI, this shouldn’t surprise us. Still, it does, time and again. It’s a sad reflection of the opaque veneer often associated with


- Published on Mar 7, 2024

IPC comments on Schedule 4 of Bill 157, Enhancing Access to Justice Act

The IPC opposes the repeal of Section 262 of the Community Safety and Policing Act proposed as part of Bill 157, the Enhancing Access to Justice Act . The public consultation requirements in Section 262 are crucial to maintaining transparency and accountability around the regulation-making process


- Published on Feb 20, 2024

Submission for Bill 149, the Working for Workers Four Act, 2023, which would amend the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (ESA)

Commissioner's speaking remarks . In this letter to Brian Riddell, Chair of the Standing Committee on Social Policy, the IPC makes recommendations in relation to proposed amendments to the Employment Standards Act that relate to the use of AI in the workplace. The letter also calls for the


- Published on Feb 12, 2024

The IPC Transparency Challenge

Take up the IPC's Transparency Challenge! Once again, we're calling on Ontario's public institutions to show us their innovative open data projects or initiatives. Show and tell us how your transparency project or program is modern and innovative, improves government transparency in a creative way

Published on Feb 12, 2024

Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario launches Transparency Challenge 2.0 to spotlight government openness

TORONTO, ON, Feb. 12, 2024 – Today marks the launch of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario’s (IPC) second Transparency Challenge , a chance for Ontario’s public institutions to share their innovative approaches to open data and government transparency. “In our digital age...

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- Published on Feb 12, 2024

Artificial Intelligence in the public sector: Building trust now and for the future

On January 24, 2024, the IPC had the pleasure of hosting Ontarians to a public event in celebration of Data Privacy Day. The theme was Modern Government: Artificial Intelligence in the Public Sector . If you weren’t able to attend in person or online, the webcast is available here on our YouTube


- Published on Feb 1, 2024

Facial Recognition and Mugshot Databases: Guidance for Police in Ontario

This specific guidance offers practical recommendations for how Ontario police can mitigate potential privacy risks when using or contemplating using facial recognition technology to search mugshot databases. It includes key privacy, transparency, and accountability-related considerations to design


- Published on Feb 1, 2024

Media advisory: Ontario’s Information and Privacy Commissioner to host panel on artificial intelligence in the public sector

TORONTO, ON (January 22, 2024) – To mark Data Privacy Day, Patricia Kosseim , Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario, will host a panel discussion about the adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) technologies in the public sector, with privacy experts from the public sector, academia, and...

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- Published on Jan 22, 2024