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Category Archives: Privacy Law
Yesterday, the Supreme Court in R. v. Telus, 2013 SCC 16 made an interesting ruling on what types of warrants are applicable to text messages under the Criminal Code. What’s interesting isn’t the ruling – as expected, the Court decided … Continue reading
Earlier this year, the Ontario Court of Appeal in Jones v. Tsige, 2012 ONCA 32 confirmed the existence of a new tort of privacy, a cause of “action for intrusion upon seclusion”: One who intentionally intrudes, physically or otherwise, upon … Continue reading
Under Canada’s Access to Information Act, in general any Canadian citizen or permanent resident may request and may be given access to any record under the control of a government institution. The Act includes a list of all such “government … Continue reading
In a previous post I outlined some of the priorities of Federal Privacy Commissioner Jennifer Stoddart as she enters her new 3 year term. One of her priorities is to strengthen PIPEDA, the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act, … Continue reading
Parliament recently approved Federal Privacy Commissioner Jennifer Stoddart’s re-appointment for an additional three-year term. In a speech at the University of Ottawa, she outlined some of her priorities for her new term: 1) ensuring social networking and online dating sites … Continue reading