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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says while there could be a role for using apps and virtual tracking to trace coronavirus cases in Canada, those measures would likely need to be voluntary to earn public support. In a daily briefing with journalists on Wednesday, Trudeau was asked about the possibility of using measures like digital contact tracing and apps to try to limit the spread of the coronavirus. He said the focus of any new tools would need to be on respecting the privacy of Canadians. Ann Cavoukian, Ontario’s former privacy commissioner, joins Devon to discuss.