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Canadian anti-spam law penalties, agency track records increase focus on compliance by July 1, 2014 in-force date

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • April 30 2014

Stiff financial penalties and enhanced enforcement powers for three different government agencies under Canada's anti-spam law ("CASL") have increased

Three Canadian agencies enter MOU to clarify shared responsibilities under anti-spam law

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 18 2014

In advance of the coming into force of Canada's anti-spam law ("CASL"), one challenge for companies seeking to ensure that their practices are

Canada's anti-spam law to come into force July 1, 2014

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • December 20 2013

Email and other forms of electronic communication have become an integral part of the modern economy and an indispensable tool in organizations’

Manitoba enacts private sector privacy law

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • November 18 2013

In September 2013, the Manitoba government enacted the Personal Information Protection and Identity Theft Prevention Act (the "Act"), making it the

Canada - Federal Commissioner calls for reforms to Canadian privacy legislation

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • June 19 2013

On May 23, 2013, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada ("OPC") released a position paper calling for reform of the federal Personal

Canadian federal government bill C-12 to add "business transaction" exception to privacy legislation

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • May 31 2012

The Canadian federal government is currently considering a series of amendments to Canada's federal privacy law, the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA

Ontario Court of Appeal finds a new tort for the invasion of privacy

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 23 2012

On 18 January 2012, the Ontario Court of Appeal released its decision in the case of Jones v. Tsige, recognizing a common law tort for the invasion of privacy in rare circumstances

Foreign companies doing business in Canada are subject to Canadian privacy legislation

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • November 30 2011

In a recent decision, the Canadian Office of the Privacy Commissioner (OPC) reaffirmed the extraterritorial reach of Canada's federal privacy legislation by finding a European airline company (Airline Company) in breach of the Canadian Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA

Several proposed IT-related laws "die on the order paper" due to Canadian election

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • June 6 2011

The dissolution of Parliament that preceded the Canadian federal election scheduled for 2 May has derailed several proposed technology-related bills that were in various stages of consideration but did not receive Royal Assent, and therefore "died on the order paper"

Lawful access legislation reintroduced

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • February 3 2011

The Canadian Government re-introduced the so-called "lawful access" legislation through three separate proposed bills which collectively focus on: (i) personal information disclosure; (ii) mandated surveillance technologies; and (iii) increased police powers