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Canada is entering the early stages of assessing technological approaches for contact tracing, and experts including CIGI Senior Fellow Bianca Wylie are calling for safeguards to be implemented to protect people’s privacy.

Further, Bianca Wylie, the co-founder of Digital Public and a senior fellow at the Centre for International Governance Innovation, tells MobileSyrup that releasing contact tracing apps without adequate testing capacity would lead to limited effectiveness. Since testing is somewhat limited in Canada, there’s the question of how effective contact tracing would be if people are unable to get a test once they are notified that they have...

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