Mondaq Canada: Privacy
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The Report is a must read for those who are faced with the challenge of integrating cyber security solutions and privacy protection obligations.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Last week, the Supreme Court of Canada dismissed leave to appeal the Alberta Court of Appeal decision in Imperial Oil Limited v Alberta.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
A recent decision of the Ontario Court of Appeal has clarified the scope of the tort of "intrusion upon seclusion" first recognized by the same court in Jones v. Tsige in 2012.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
TD Auto Finance Services (formerly DaimlerChrysler) shipped a data tape by commercial courier from its US office to Quebec.
Minden Gross LLP
Drawing the line between privacy and practicality is not always easy, even for the Justices of the Court of Appeal, who divided narrowly on the issue.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
In Hopkins v Kay, the Ontario Court of Appeal concluded that the Personal Health Information Protection Act is not a "complete code" and therefore did not "oust" the plaintiff’s common law tort claim for breach of privacy.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
"With the click of a mouse, personal health records can be accessed by those who have a legitimate interest in properly treating a patient – or they can be accessed for an improper purpose.’’
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada recently published a research paper entitled ‘‘Privacy and Cyber Security: Emphasizing privacy protection in cyber security activities’’.
Torys LLP
In a decision of particular significance to healthcare institutions and their employees, the Ontario Court of Appeal has affirmed the applicability of the common law tort of intrusion upon seclusion in the healthcare context.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Earlier this month, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority each released reports addressing cybersecurity.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
Across Canada, there is wide recognition that individuals have a unique privacy interest in respect of their personal health information and their communications with medical health care professionals.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The amendments, found in Bill 179, Public Sector and MPP Accountability and Transparency Act, 2014, will come into force at a future date, on Royal Proclamation.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
The increasing cyber security threat continues to raise a series of privacy risks for organizations
Miller Thomson LLP
The Court of Appeal for Ontario has held that a hospital can be sued (in a proposed class action) for a privacy breach.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
On January 27, 2015, the United States Federal Trade Commission (FTC) released a report discussing privacy and data security in consumer devices connected to the internet.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Bill C-51, the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2015 was introduced in Parliament on January 30th and has since received a lot of criticism from media commentators...
Stikeman Elliott LLP
ISO/IEC 27018 provides best practices for public cloud service providers and establishes a common set of control objectives, controls, and guidelines for implementing measures to protect PII.
Aird & Berlis LLP
A key part of Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation – installation of computer programs – just came into effect on January 15th.
Dentons (Canada)
This is the second in a series of posts on Bill C-51, known as Canada’s Anti-terrorism Act, 2015.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The British Columbia Information and Privacy Commissioner, Elizabeth Denham, issued a statement that addresses how freedom-of-information and privacy laws apply to the use of personal email accounts by public servants or officials.
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Davis LLP
Employers have an interest in ensuring that computer systems in the workplace are used for proper purposes and not for unlawful conduct, information theft, harassment of other employees, and other similar improper uses.
McMillan LLP
The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act ("FIPPA") and Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act ("MFIPPA") have unprecedented amendments coming into force.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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Lerners
The legendary boxer, Muhammad Ali, once proclaimed, "your hands can’t touch what your eyes can’t see."
Bennett Jones LLP
There have been a disappointing lack of publicly-reported enforcement actions under Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) since it came into force in July 2014.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The British Columbia Information and Privacy Commissioner, Elizabeth Denham, issued a statement that addresses how freedom-of-information and privacy laws apply to the use of personal email accounts by public servants or officials.
Torkin Manes LLP
The Ontario Court of Appeal has recently allowed common law actions for invasions of privacy relating to personal health information.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
Across Canada, there is wide recognition that individuals have a unique privacy interest in respect of their personal health information and their communications with medical health care professionals.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Our employment and labour review not only provides a summary of common law cases and monthly developments from 2014, it also compiles a number of important cases and others to watch for in 2015, all of which could potentially have an impact on the management of your human resources.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
2014 was another eventful year for e-discovery and information management in Canada. Set out below are some of the major trends and developments that emerged over the last year.
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