Edmonton police chief pleased Shandro taking action on officers being coughed, spat on during pandemic

Edmonton Police Chief Dale McFee said Tuesday he is pleased to hear Alberta’s health minister has signed a ministerial order allowing law enforcement agencies to access information about citizens’ COVID-19 status in cases where officers have been spat or coughed…

Alberta privacy commissioner investigating Alcanna’s use of ID scanning at liquor stores

One day after expressing concern, Alberta’s privacy commissioner is now investigating Alcanna‘s ID-scanning pilot project aimed at curbing violent liquor store robberies. Alcanna — Alberta’s largest liquor store owner — and identification scanning system company Patronscan announced the project at…

A virtual fly on the wall: why daycares are installing cameras for parents’ peace of mind

More and more Canadian daycares and dayhomes are giving working parents the chance to check in on their children in real time. They are assembling surveillance systems to give parents peace of mind and a window into their child’s day.…

Sask. commissioner finds doctors snooped in Humboldt Broncos patient records

It is now up to the Quebec government to submit Sherbrooke’s candidacy to la Francophonie, the organization of states that have French as a common language. Negotiations will also be needed to determine how much the province and the federal…

Privacy concerns raised over licence plate cameras installed by Edmonton International Airport

The Edmonton International Airport has installed cameras along Airport Road that will take photos of a vehicle’s licence plate — a move it said is for traffic management and safety but one that has a privacy lawyer expressing concerns. Myron…