The Centre for Law, Technology and Society is pleased to announce that Faculty members Professor Jane Bailey and Dr. Teresa Scassa have been appointed to the Strategic Advisory Council of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario, which will provide Commissioner Kosseim’s office with independent, expert advice to help ensure a broader range of interests and perspectives are taken into consideration in advancing and implementing the office’s strategic goals.
The Centre for Law, Technology and Society is delighted to announce the publication with the University of Ottawa Press of The Future of Open Data, a new edited collection edited by CLTS Faculty Member Dr. Teresa Scassa and Pamela Robinson.
The AI + Society Initiative and the Centre for Law, Technology and Society are delighted to announce that Faculty member Dr. Teresa Scassa and Fellow Dr. B. Courtney Doagoo have contributed to Leaps and Boundaries, a new report by the Council of Canadian Academies that examines a broad range of factors related to the use of artificial intelligence (AI) technologies in scientific research and discovery in Canada.
The Centre for Law, Technology and Society is delighted to announce that PhD candidate Matt Malone has been appointed as a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Law at Thompson Rivers University, effective July 1st, 2022.
On March 29th 2022, Faculty member Dr. Teresa Scassa appeared before the Standing Committee on Social Policy of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario. The Committee was reviewing the government’s proposed Bill 88, An Act to enact the Digital Platform Workers’ Right Act, 2022 and to amend various Acts.
The AI + Society Initiative, the Centre for Health Law, Ethics and Policy, and the Centre for Law, Technology and Society are delighted to announce that Alex Trebek Postdoctoral Fellow Dr. Michael Da Silva has been appointed as a Permanent Lecturer (Assistant Professor) at the University of Southampton School of Law, as of April 1, 2022.
The Centre for Law, Technology and Society is delighted to announce that Faculty member Vivek Krishnamurthy has beenappointedby the Minister of Canadian Heritage and the Minister of Justice to the expert advisory group on online safety to develop legislation to address harmful online content.
On February 28th 2022, Faculty member Dr. Michael Geist appeared before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics (ETHI). The Committee is reviewing the collection and use of mobility data by the Public Health Agency of Canada to support the response to the COVID-19 pandemic.