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Government of Canada publishes proposed “Breach of Security Safeguards Regulations”
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Canada
  • September 7 2017

On September 2, 2017, the Government of Canada published proposed “Breach of Security Safeguards Regulations”. The proposed regulations relate to the


Less is More - Data Minimization and Cyber Risk Management
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • August 10 2017

Data minimization is a fundamental principle of Canadian personal information protection laws, and can be an effective way to reduce cyber risks


Privacy Commissioner’s Report on Public Perception of Companies’ Privacy Practices Holds Lessons for Business
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • July 18 2017

The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (“OPC”) recently released a preliminary report outlining the results of a series of focus groups


Searches of Electronic Devices at the CanadaUS Border
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • June 30 2017

The possibility of arbitrary searches of the electronic devices of persons crossing into the US continues to raise concerns among Canadians and, in


No Peeking! Regulators and Courts Send a Strong No-Snooping Message to Health Care Providers
  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • Canada
  • June 19 2017

It is clear that regulators and courts are not taking snooping lightly - particularly in cases involving sensitive health information - and courts


CASL - Government Suspends Private Right of Action
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • June 7 2017

The Government of Canada published today an Order in Council suspending the implementation of the private right of action under Canada's Anti-Spam


CASL - Government Suspends Private Right of Action
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • June 7 2017

The Government of Canada published today an Order in Council suspending the implementation of the private right of action under Canada's Anti-Spam


Reasonable Retention Of Personal Information: The Compliance Advantage Of Risk-Based Polices And Procedures For Information Governance
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Canada
  • May 31 2017

A recent privacy breach case in Canada offers practical guidance for organizations anywhere to avoid the over-retention of personal data. A May 2017


Solicitor-Client Privilege and FOI - The Saskatchewan Position
  • MLT Aikins LLP
  • Canada
  • May 25 2017

We previously wrote about the Supreme Court of Canada's ruling on whether the Alberta Information and Privacy Commissioner could order disclosure of


Charter Does Not Apply to Local Authorities Exercising Government Functions
  • MLT Aikins LLP
  • Canada
  • May 25 2017

The recent decision of The Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner, Saskatchewan v. The University of Saskatchewan confirms that local