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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 - 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 - 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


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 - 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


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


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