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Privacy commissioner slams police TCH plan

By Canadian Security   

News Public Sector privacy commissioner Toronto Community Housing

Ontario’s privacy commissioner sent a representative to a meeting of the Toronto Police Services Board recently to voice concerns about police efforts to gain greater access to security camera footage from public housing in the city.

On the table at the meeting was a proposal that would see Toronto police enter into an agreement with TCH, giving them the ability to “routinely” review closed circuit camera footage.  It was the number one recommendation in a city task force report on how to limit violent crime on TCH property.

Read the full story on the CBC website here.


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