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Alberta's Personal Information Protection Act: Supreme Court grants time extension to Alberta government to make amendments
  • DLA Piper
  • Canada
  • November 10 2014

On November 15, 2013, the Supreme Court of Canada unanimously held that Alberta's Personal Information Protection Act ("PIPA") infringed on the right


Supreme Court of Canada adjourns hearing in "Bernard"
  • DLA Piper
  • Canada
  • July 9 2013

In our last bulletin, we reported that the Supreme Court of Canada would be hearing Elizabeth Bernard v. Attorney General of Canada at the same time


Supreme Court of Canada Hears Appeal in United Food & Commercial Workers Local 401 et al v. Information and Privacy Commissioner (Alberta)
  • DLA Piper
  • Canada
  • June 24 2013

We last commented on the Alberta Court of Appeal decision in United Food in an October 2012 Nymity interview. The Alberta Court of Appeal found that


Energy and Paperworkers Union of Canada, Local 30 v. Irving Pulp & Paper, Ltd.
  • DLA Piper
  • Canada
  • June 24 2013

The Supreme Court of Canada issued its long-awaited decision in Energy and Paperworkers Union of Canada, Local 30 v. Irving Pulp & Paper, Ltd. on


The British Columbia Court of Appeal applies R. v. Cole reasoning in R. v. McNeice
  • DLA Piper
  • Canada
  • June 24 2013

In R. V. Cole an employer (school Board) seized an employee’s work laptop (owned by the school Board) and provided it to the police. The Supreme Court


Privacy of employee records - Supreme Court of Canada issues decision in R v. Cole
  • DLA Piper
  • Canada
  • October 23 2012

This bulletin provides an update on our June 11, 2012 Davis LLP Privacy Bulletin, Privacy of Employee Records on an Employer's System.


Privacy of employee records on an employer's system
  • DLA Piper
  • Canada
  • June 11 2012

The Supreme Court of Canada recently heard, and has reserved judgment in, Her Majesty the Queen v. Richard Cole.


Insite constitutional challenge
  • DLA Piper
  • Canada
  • March 5 2012

On September 30, 2011, the Supreme Court of Canada unanimously held that the federal government’s failure to provide the exemption required for Vancouver’s supervised safe injection site (known as “Insite”) to operate constituted a breach of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.


The aftermath of Blood Tribe - do privacy commissioners and administrative tribunals have authority to compel production of records over which a claim of solicitor-client privilege has been made?
  • DLA Piper
  • Canada
  • September 14 2010

Our previous article in the CBA Privacy Pages, “Supreme Court of Canada Decision in the Blood Tribe Case and Solicitor-Client Privilege”, discussed the Supreme Court of Canada decision Canada (Privacy Commissioner) v. Blood Tribe Department of Health, 2008 2 S.C.R. 574, 2008 SCC 44, which found that the federal Privacy Commissioner did not have the authority under the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (“PIPEDA”) to issue an order requiring a party to disclose to her copies of records over which a claim of solicitor-client privilege had been made.