Mondaq Canada: Privacy
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
This summer, U.S. automakers pledged to ramp up motor vehicle cyber protection measures by launching a new centre for cybersecurity intelligence and analysis.
Jones Day
In June, the Standing Senate Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce issued a report on cryptocurrencies.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
In the recent decision of Doe v Her Majesty The Queen, 2015 FC 916 ("Doe"), the Federal Court granted conditional certification of a class action brought on behalf of members of the Marihuana Medical Access Program.
Cox & Palmer
The CRTC assessed a $1.1 million administrative monetary penalty against Compu-Finder pursuant to section 20 of the Act...
Jones Day
On June 30, Industry Canada, the federal government's economic development and corporate affairs department, issued Transparency Reporting Guidelines.
Jones Day
On June 18, Canada passed the Digital Privacy Act, which issued a number of amendments to existing privacy legislation.
Lawson Lundell LLP
Privacy is important. It is a matter of much current debate as changes in technology and the law arguably makes it more difficult to maintain and protect.
Crowe Soberman LLP
As we use an increasing number of online services, personal information is sent out onto the Internet at an alarming rate. But is your information safe?
Bull, Housser & Tupper LLP
While the approach to bulding a secure IT culture throughout the organization may seem a little militaristic to some organizations, the lessons are universal.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
The proper handling, management and protection of confidential information continues to be a major risk management issue facing companies, their executives, employees, and the boards that oversee them.
Bennett Jones LLP
On July 27, 2015, the Federal Court conditionally certified a class action with respect to an alleged privacy breach arising from the federal government's administration of the Marihuana Medical Access Program.
Lawson Lundell LLP
In a recent decision from the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC), Plentyoffish Media Inc. was fined $48,000 for violating Canada's anti-spam legislation.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
By some estimates, there were more than 2 wireless networked devices for every person on the planet in 2014. The multiplier is expected to reach 5 by the year 2020.
Bull, Housser & Tupper LLP
The Federal, Alberta and British Columbia Information and Privacy Commissioners have issued a set of joint tips and guidance for organizations considering bring your own device programs (BYOD).
Bennett Jones LLP
An organization's information can be put at risk when staff begin to bring their own devices and use them in the workplace.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Employers will welcome the recent decision by the British Columbia Court of Appeal that the province's Personal Information Protection Act does not prohibit the public identification of grievors and witnesses in arbitral decisions.
WeirFoulds LLP
The World Anti-Doping Agency adopted the International Standard for the Protection of Privacy and Personal Information in May 2009 to address concerns about the treatment of sensitive athlete information.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
As part of a multi-year initiative to modernize Canada's national payments infrastructure, the Canadian Payment Association (CPA) is looking to incorporate ISO 20022 in Canada...
McMillan LLP
On April 7, 2015, The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada released its findings on its investigation into Bell's Relevant Advertising Program.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
The Canadian banking industry recently released the Payments Security White Paper, prepared by the six largest Canadian banks (BMO, CIBC, National Bank, RBC, Scotiabank, TD).
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Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Bill S-4, the Digital Privacy Act, the federal government's latest attempt to reform PIPEDA was proclaimed on June 18, 2015.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
The Canadian banking industry recently released the Payments Security White Paper, prepared by the six largest Canadian banks (BMO, CIBC, National Bank, RBC, Scotiabank, TD).
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
In a digitized world, it can be all too easy for unauthorized employees to access confidential information in the workplace, as recent breaches at the Saskatchewan Cancer Agency and some Ontario hospitals have shown.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Two employees were working together in a government department. One employee ("Employee X") looked at employment insurance file of a co-worker who was on sick leave ("Ms. M") during working hours but without a work-related reason
McMillan LLP
Privacy matters to Ontarians and even more so, in light of a number of highly publicized breaches of sensitive personal health information in circumstances where one would expect PHI to be protected...
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
A BC arbitrator refused to admit clandestine video surveillance evidence in support of a termination of a 34-year employee in Unifor, Local 433 v Crown Packaging Ltd., 2014 CanLII 18105.
Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP
The rise in popularity and use of unmanned aerial vehicles ("UAVs") has attracted much attention recently.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Earlier this year, the Ontario Court of Appeal released its decision in Hopkins v. Kay, 2015 ONCA 112, in which it held that the mere existence of a legislative scheme to address privacy-related breaches of personal health information does not preclude a private action from being brought to address said breaches.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
A plaintiff wins judgment, but the defendant (judgment debtor) refuses to pay or provide information necessary for the plaintiff (judgment creditor) to realize against the debtor's assets.
McMillan LLP
On April 7, 2015, The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada released its findings on its investigation into Bell's Relevant Advertising Program.
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