May 19 2021
May 19, 2021 – Privacy should be front and centre as governments and businesses consider COVID-19 vaccine passports as a tool to help Canadians return to normal life, say Canada’s privacy guardians.
Vaccine passports would allow people to travel and gather again and could support economic rec...
Apr 22 2021
TORONTO, ON (April 22, 2021) — The Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario (IPC) has selected the strategic priorities that will guide its efforts now and into the future.
The selected priorities focus on promoting and protecting Ontarians’ access and privacy rights in a...
Dec 21 2020
In August of this year, my office was made aware of a potentially disproportionate number of inquiries by several police services in Ontario into the COVID19 First Responder Portal. We contacted those police services to inquire into the circumstances behind those high numbers to determine if ther...
Dec 10 2020
TORONTO, ON (December 10, 2020) — The Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario (IPC) is seeking input from Ontarians on the selection of its access and privacy strategic priorities for the next five years.
Today, the IPC launched a consultation to gather feedback and advice...
Oct 29 2020
The IPC responds to Ontario’s call for comments on private sector privacy reform
TORONTO, ON (October 16, 2020) – The Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario (IPC) has filed a submission in response to the government’s call for comments on its discussion paper, “...
Oct 15 2020
Letter to Michael Maddock regarding Installing COVID Alert app on OPS-issued mobile devices
Oct 15 2020
Letter to Mayor Tory regarding Installing COVID Alert app on City of Toronto mobile devices
Aug 18 2020
Letter from Commissioner Kosseim to Toronto Police Service Board regarding Approval of Body-Worn Camera Contract Award and Project Implementation
Jul 31 2020
Following productive and in-depth discussions with the federal and Ontario governments, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) and the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario (IPC) have concluded their review of the COVID Alert exposure notification applicati...
Jul 30 2020
Letter from Commissioner Kosseim to Toronto Police Services Board