Media releases | July 05, 2022

Alberta’s privacy watchdog is investigating a landlord who allegedly published private information about a renter on social media.

According to the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner (OIPC) of Alberta, an individual filed a complaint Monday that appears to be related to Postmedia’s reporting about hundreds of Edmontonians named in ‘do not rent’ lists by local landlords on Facebook. Advocacy group Public Interest Alberta (PIA) asked OIPC to investigate the tenant blacklists the same day. Read more →