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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


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


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’


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


Cyber crime is a growing threat
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Canada
  • March 24 2014

As part of Fraud Prevention Month, the RCMP is rolling out tip sheets to help Canadians protect themselves against an ever-growing number of scams


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 - police may seize a computer without a warrant where they reasonably believe it is necessary to prevent the imminent destruction of evidence
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Canada
  • December 1 2014

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice recently issued a decision in which it found that a warrantless search of a household and seizure of a computer


Canada - Canadian Office of the Privacy Commissioner releases results of GPEN mobile apps privacy sweep
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Canada
  • December 1 2014

On September 10, 2014, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (“OPC”) released its findings and general guidance following a recent


Breaking Up With Ashley Madison: Limits on Retaining Information About Past Users
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia, Canada
  • December 1 2016

When a person deactivates, deletes or disengages with his or her profile on an online service, what happens to that person’s personal information