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Canadian telecom faces class action lawsuit for online behavioural advertising practices
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • May 13 2015

In April 2015, a consortium of law firms commenced a national class action in the Ontario Superior Court of Justice against a national Canadian


Canada - keeping it clean: devices with display screens may now display labelling information electronically
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • December 1 2014

In early October, Industry Canada issued a notice stating that labelling information that was previously required to be physically marked on


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


Supreme Court rules on online anonymity potential impact on fraud investigations?
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • July 18 2014

On June 13, 2014, the Supreme Court of Canada delivered the landmark decision of R. v Spencer ("Spencer"). In this decision, Mr. Justice Thomas


Personal health information across borders and in the Cloud: a Canadian privacy compliance perspective
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • January 22 2014

Pharmaceutical, medical devicetechnology and other healthcare companies need to be aware of certain Canadian privacy compliance issues in dealing


Protecting patient privacy: what employers need to know
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • December 19 2014

The issue of patient confidentiality has come to the forefront for healthcare organizations after a number of recent privacy breaches in Ontario


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’


Canada - new privacy legislation in force in Alberta as of December 17, 2014
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • January 29 2015

On December 17, 2014, the amendments to the provincial Personal Information Protection Act in Alberta (“PIPA”) came into force. The Government of


Canada - Ontario court awards damages for tort of “intrusion upon seclusion”
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • January 29 2015

In its decision in McIntosh v. Legal Aid of Ontario (“McIntosh”) in late 2014, the Ontario Superior Court (“Court”) considered the tort of invasion


Canada - CASL provisions on installing computer programs coming into force January 15, 2015
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • January 29 2015

On January 15, 2015, the provisions of Canada's Anti-Spam Law ("CASL") that apply to the installation of computer programs will come into force