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Canada - Supreme Court releases two decisions on the role of privacy in state investigations
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • February 19 2015

Two recent decisions of the Supreme Court of Canada (“Court”) contribute to the growing Canadian case


Canada joins Asia-Pacific cross-border privacy framework
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Asia-Pacific, Canada
  • July 8 2015

In April 2015, Canada highlighted its commitment to facilitate accountable flows of personal information across Borders by joining the United States


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 - 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 - 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 - 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


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


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


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


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’