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Data protection in Canada: Court of Appeal confirms narrow approach

  • Torys LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • January 30 2013

On January 18, 2013, the Federal Court of Appeal (FCA) released its decision in Takeda Canada Inc. v. The Minister of Health and Attorney General of

Canada's top court confirms workplace privacy rights

  • Torys LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • October 22 2012

The Supreme Court of Canada has confirmed that employees have a reasonable expectation of privacy from state interference with information on their work computers, just as they do with their home computers, provided that personal use of the work computer is permitted or reasonably expected

Privacy protection in the digital workplace

  • Torys LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • June 18 2012

Privacy has been described by the Supreme Court of Canada as “an essential component of what it means to be ‘free.’”

Canada’s banks and credit unions introduce guidelines for NFC mobile payments

  • Torys LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • May 17 2012

The Canadian Bankers Association has published the Canadian NFC Mobile Payments Reference Model (the Reference Model) outlining voluntary guidelines for the development of near field communications mobile payment capabilities in Canada

Federal Court of Canada grants data protection to an old medicinal ingredient

  • Torys LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • February 14 2012

In a recent decision Celgene Inc. v. Canada (Minister of Health) the Federal Court of Canada declared that a drug containing a previously approved medicinal ingredient is nevertheless subject to data protection

Ontario's top court recognizes new privacy tort

  • Torys LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • January 20 2012

On January 18, 2012, the Ontario Court of Appeal released its unanimous decision in Jones v. Tsige, recognizing a new common law cause of action for invasion of privacy

Canada seeks to extend the antimoney laundering regime to emerging payment technologies

  • Torys LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • January 5 2012

On December 21, 2011, the Canadian government released its consultation paper Strengthening Canada's Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorist Financing Regime, which contains proposals to strengthen the Proceeds of Crime and Terrorist Financing Act

Canada’s Privacy Commissioner issues guidelines for online behavioural advertising

  • Torys LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • December 8 2011

On December 6, 2011, the Privacy Commissioner of Canada issued privacy compliance guidelines for online behavioural advertising (the Guidelines

Canada proposes PIPEDA amendments again

  • Torys LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • September 30 2011

On September 29, 2011, the Canadian Parliament reintroduced amendments to the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) as Bill C-12, Safeguarding Canadians’ Personal Information Act

Considerations for medical device software companies entering the Canadian market

  • Torys LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • July 25 2011

Canada has one of the world’s largest medical device markets, estimated at C$6 billion in 2010, with sales of almost C$3 billion taking place in Ontario