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5 key takeaways about Canada's amended privacy laws
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • July 27 2015

The Government of Canada has amended the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act ("PIPEDA"), which generally governs the


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


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 - 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


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