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Privacy programs
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • June 18 2015

In our first Privacy Basics bulletin, we described the importance of ensuring that your organization has useful, comprehensive privacy policies


Privacy policies
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • June 11 2015

Privacy professionals are known for constantly recommending that organizations develop privacy policies. However, useful privacy policies require


Monitoring the Mayor B.C. Mayor alleges that computer monitoring violated his privacy
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • May 21 2015

A recent case involving the Mayor of the District of Saanich in British Columbia illustrates the fine balance that employers must achieve between


Records retention now an access issue
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • January 28 2015

The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act ("FIPPA") and Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act ("MFIPPA") have


When is a rule a rule? American and Canadian approaches
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • December 19 2014

A recent decision of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit provides an opportunity to contrast how American and Canadian courts


Warrantless searches of cell phones upon arrest are lawful in Canada but strict safeguards apply
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • December 16 2014

A 4-3 majority of the Supreme Court of Canada has found that, under certain circumstances, law enforcement officers may perform a warrantless search


Green eggs and spam: the surprising side dish to Canada's Anti-Spam Law that may catch software businesses off guard
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • December 2 2014

Try not to think of Canada's Anti-Spam Law (as it is colloquially known, "CASL") as an anti-spam law.On July 1, 2014, the first parts of CASL became


Access by private litigants to criminal investigations’ wiretaps : has the Supreme Court of Canada opened the floodgates?
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • November 3 2014

In a land-mark decision that will surely provide fodder for those concerned with privacy rights in Canada, the Supreme Court of Canada (the "SCC"


Canadian Telcos and banks subject to the Quebec privacy law
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • October 31 2014

A decision was recently issued by the Quebec Commission d'Accès à l'information ("CAI") pursuant to the Act respecting the protection of personal


Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) a primer for employers
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • September 25 2014

The development of portable technology has dramatically altered the relationship between professional and personal life. On a morning commute to the