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Smart Cities: An Opportunity For Engagement On Big Data Governance
Quayside, a proposed "smart city" on Toronto's waterfront,1 has garnered a lot of attention about big data initiatives relative to privacy and data governance
Canada
4 Jul 2019
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Canada's New Digital Charter And What This Means For PIPEDA
On May 21, 2019, the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, announced the launch of Canada's own Digital Charter.
Canada
26 Jun 2019
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Biometric Identification And Privacy Concerns: A Canadian Perspective
Advancements in technology have greatly expanded the types of biometric information that we are readily able to collect from individuals, as well as the ways in which such biometric information can be used.
Canada
24 May 2019
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OPC Proposed Change Equal To Legislative Change Without Legislative Process
On April 9, 2019, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) announced it was looking to change their position on trans-border flow of personal information.
Canada
23 May 2019
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"Privacy Is Not An All-Or-Nothing Concept": The Supreme Court Of Canada's Decision In R. v. Jarvis
The students were not aware that they were being recorded, nor did they consent to the recordings.
Canada
22 Feb 2019
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GDPR - Impact On Canadian Business Obligations, Liability And Contract Terms
The European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect nearly nine months ago on May 25, 2018.
Canada
8 Feb 2019
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Come On, They're Children!
A few days ago, a friend forwarded on the Slashdot story about Facebook paying individuals, ages 13-35, $20/month to essentially spy on them. The story is all over the Internet, apparently.
Canada
6 Feb 2019
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The Press Freedom Paradox In R. v. Vice Media: The Supreme Court Of Canada's Review Of Press Freedoms Versus The Investigative Powers Of Police
On November 30, 2018, the Supreme Court of Canada rendered its decision in R. v. Vice Media Canada Inc., a case many describe as pitting press freedoms against the investigative powers of police
Canada
19 Dec 2018
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The Press Freedom Paradox In R. v. Vice Media: The Supreme Court Of Canada's Review Of Press Freedoms Versus The Investigative Powers Of Police
On November 30, 2018, the Supreme Court of Canada rendered its decision in R. v. Vice Media Canada Inc., a case many describe as pitting press freedoms against the investigative powers of police.
Canada
18 Dec 2018
10
GDPR Now In Force Has Worldwide Reach
The General Data Protection Regulation was implemented on May 25, 2018.
Worldwide
25 Jun 2018
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New Notification Requirements For Data Breaches
As of November 1, 2018, if your organization suffers a data breach, new reporting requirements will be in place that may require you to notify consumers and the Privacy Commissioner of the breach...
Canada
17 Apr 2018
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Phishing Risk Deemed Sufficient In Alberta To Trigger "Real Risk Of Significant Harm" Threshold
Since 2010, Alberta's Personal Information Protection Act ("PIPA") requires private sector organizations to notify the OPIC of a breach of personal information where a "reasonable person would consider that...
Canada
14 Mar 2018
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Texting And The Expectation Of Privacy
The Supreme Court of Canada published an important judgment on December 8, 2017, concerning whether or not Canadians have the right to expect that their texting conversations will remain private. Interestingly ...
Canada
13 Dec 2017
14
Ontario Court Of Appeal Established New Privacy Rights – Utility Consumption Data And Grow Ops
If you are a utility monitoring consumption data, think twice before providing any of that information to the police. You may need to ensure the police first provide you with a warrant or other judicial authorization specifically ...
Canada
25 Aug 2017
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Recent Changes To Ontario's Personal Health Information Protection Act
There have been a number of new changes introduced with respect to Ontario's Personal Health Information Protection Act ("PHIPA").
Canada
23 Aug 2017
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New Civil And Criminal Consequences For ‘Revenge Porn'
There have been many cases in the media lately about ‘revenge porn' or nonconsensual pornography – the explicit portrayal of an individual without their consent.
Canada
18 Aug 2017
17
Forum Selection Clauses In Canada: Enforceability In Consumer Contracts May Be An Issue After Recent Supreme Court Of Canada Decision
A recent Supreme Court of Canada decision has created uncertainty for businesses who rely on forum selection clauses in consumer contracts, particularly those online contracts which are not negotiated.
Canada
17 Jul 2017
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Getting Fit… Legally – How To Manage Your Legal Risk As A Fitness Business Owner
It is no surprise that there are many challenges to running a fitness business.
Canada
26 May 2017
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Another Reminder To Comply With CASL: The CRTC Imposes $15,000 Penalty For Non-Compliance
Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation ("CASL") creates a comprehensive regime designed to prohibit, among other things, unsolicited or misleading commercial electronic messages (including emails).
Canada
4 May 2017
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July 1, 2017 – Private Right Of Action Under Canada's Anti-Spam Law (CASL) – The Day Businesses Shake Their Head
Potential damages of up to $1 million per day may be imposed. I refer to the blog by Aaron Baer "Are You Compliant With Canada's Anti-Spam Law? If Not, Expect Lawsuits Starting on July 1 of This Year."
Canada
10 Mar 2017
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