TLA recently made and inquiry into the number of data breaches across the federal government reported to the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC). The number of breaches has changed since the last time a request was made so we have updated our chart with an interactive chart. The number of […]
Bill C-51 passed with the help of the Liberal Party while at the same time committing to amend it further if they form a majority government. Now that Trudeau has been elected it is important to understand the amendments that have already been made to Bill C-51. Here is a side-by-side comparison of the amended […]
The Last Atom obtained an exclusive statistic ahead of the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) annual report on the Privacy Act normally released in October. In the calendar year 2014, there were 300 Privacy Act breaches voluntarily submitted to the OPC. TLA has updated its old graph to reflect this: Many […]
Pamela Schoeman Sources: Canadian Women’s Foundation, Women Against Violence Against Women, National Post, Ontario Women’s Directorate, Huffington Post
Major providers like Bell and Shaw have not released any transparency report.
The practice began in 2005 as a part of the Festive R.I.D.E. program when Durham police began publishing an annual report of individuals charged with impaired driving, exceeding the limit or refusing a blood / breath sample. This was publicized as a service to help deter impaired driving but sparked controversy giving it the nickname […]
After revelations from eNCA that Thamsanqa Jantjie who is being treated for schizophrenia, has also faced a series of criminal charges including rape, murder, attempted murder and kidnapping; the focus has now turned to who is responsible. The African National Congress released a statement on Dec 12 acknowledging they have “utilized the services” of Thamsanqa […]
Emerging research suggests mirror neurons may expose our predisposition to prejudice and empathy. Mirror neurons were first discovered in macaque monkeys, at the University of Parma in Italy, by neurophysiologists led by Giacomo Rizzolatti. The researchers found a specific group of neurons responded when a monkey picked up a peanut, when simply seeing a person […]