Privacy Impact Assessments: The Next Generation?

A couple of weeks ago, Chantal Bernier, Assistant Privacy Commissioner of Canada, made a presentation in Toronto that included something that strikes me as a positive and noteworthy development. It was about how the federal Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (“OPC”) now looks at privacy impact assessments (“PIAs”).

Privacy Officers: A Regulated Profession?

A conversation about privacy and ethics last week led to an intriguing thought: should privacy officers become self-regulated?

Kindergarten Interview

A previous post, Kindergarten Privacy, caught the attention of ITWorldCanada. This led to an conversation with Dave Webb of ComputerWorld Canada on a variety of topics. The interview is presented here.

Ontario’s Diabetes Initiative, Part 2

This post was co-written by Michael Power and Anita Fineberg. Ontario’s Diabetes Initiative raises more troubling questions than could be addressed in one posting, so here’s Part 2.

“…About Your PHR”: A Response

A little over a month ago a post, written by Michael Martineau and Michael Power, was published on this blog (as well as eHealth Musings and ITWorld Canada) entitled “Dear McGill University Health Centre … About Your PHR”.  Shortly after it appeared, the authors were contacted by Philippe Panzini, Chief Technology Officer at MEDICAL.MD EHR […]