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McCarthy Tétrault LLP
The filing of concurrent multi-jurisdictional class actions applications based on the same facts has long been a thorn in the side of judicial federalism.
Bennett Jones LLP
In its Annual Report to Parliament on the Privacy Act and Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA), ...
Miller Thomson LLP
As the Canadian Office of the Privacy Commissioner ("OPC") signaled it would do at the end of 2019, it completed a targeted investigation of data breach registers at a select number of organizations.
As part of the special parliamentary hearings on Bill 64, Antoine Aylwin and Karl Delwaide were invited by the Commission des institutions du Québec...
Lawson Lundell LLP
Legislation affording speedy and effective relief to persons whose intimate images have been disclosed without their consent is in development in Canada.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
In Tucci v Peoples Trust Company, 2020 BCCA 246 ("Tucci"), the Court of Appeal for British Columbia signaled that it might be willing to recognize a common law tort of breach of privacy
MLT Aikins LLP
In a recently released report, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada ("OPC"),has provided organizations with useful guidance...
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
In light of a recent Office of the Privacy Commissioner publication, companies should note the importance of sometimes-overlooked breach compliance activities, including documenting a data...
Data processing is prevalent. Whether it is by governments collecting population statistics to better understand citizen needs or businesses conducting market studies or scientists analyzing health data for research purposes, ...
Lindsay Kenney LLP
In Tucci v. Peoples Trust Company ("Peoples Trust"), the British Columbia Court of Appeal commented on the need to protect individual's right to privacy in an increasingly digital society.
Torkin Manes LLP
It's an exciting time in your organization. Your business has completed its due diligence and has found the perfect service provider, located in another jurisdiction.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
The Province of Ontario intends to strengthen private sector privacy protections through dedicated new legislation.
Lawson Lundell LLP
The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada ("OPC") has now decided that the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act ("PIPEDA") does not require organizations to obtain separate express consent.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Over the last two decades, British Columbia's courts have consistently held that there is no common law tort for breach of privacy (or intrusion upon seclusion) in British Columbia because of...
Bill 64 proposes many amendments to the Private Sector Act and aims to enhance and modernize the protection of personal information held by businesses and to ensure individuals...
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg
When privacy laws for the private sector were in their infancy in Canada, more than 20 years ago, there was no Internet of Things, Facebook was FaceMash and limited to the Harvard campus, and Google was a toddler.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
In the next two years, it is likely organizations across Canada will become subject to more detailed and more stringent privacy laws.
For several decades now, privacy impact assessments ("PIAs") have been an increasingly familiar part of the data protection landscape.
Miller Thomson LLP
Following in the footsteps of Jones v. Tsige from the Court of Appeal for Ontario in 2012, the recent British Columbia Court of Appeal decision in Tucci v. Peoples Trust Co. (2020 BCCA 246) ...
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
In February 2018, Dr. Joseph Copeland, an ER physician who treats children and vulnerable adults at two BC hospitals, attended a Vancouver police station to complete his...
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