The COVID Alert app isn’t working as well as it should be, and Canadians are part of the problem

It has been more than two months since the Canadian government launched COVID Alert, Canada’s novel coronavirus exposure app, but federal data obtained by Global News shows less than 10 … Read More

Newfoundland and Labrador encouraging residents to use new COVID-19 tracing app

By The Staff The Canadian Press Posted September 3, 2020 4:14 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Newfoundland and Labrador has … Read More

Quebec won’t use federal coronavirus exposure app for now

Quebec has decided not to follow Ottawa’s lead to roll out a novel coronavirus exposure application at least for now but the provincial government remains open to the idea if … Read More

COVID Alert app helpful even if it only works on newer smartphones, Tam says

Answering criticism that the federal “COVID Alert” app only works on newer smartphones, Dr. Theresa Tam says it’s one of many tools in fighting the novel coronavirus. The app released … Read More

Privacy watchdogs raise concern over apps tracking Canadian coronavirus patients

Privacy watchdogs are voicing concerns over proposals across the country to implement smartphone apps to help track COVID-19. New Brunswick, Manitoba, Newfoundland and Labrador, and Saskatchewan are among the provinces … Read More