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The Digital Charter And Shifting Framework For Consent Based Privacy Legislation
Marco Ciarlariello's article "Canada: The Digital Charter and Shifting Framework for Consent-Based Privacy Legislation" has been published by DataGuidance.
Canada
9 Aug 2019
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Third Time's The Charm – Privacy Commissioner Reboots Transborder Data Flow Consultation
On June 11, 2019, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) issued a "reframed" discussion document in respect of its prior consultation on transfers for processing announced
Canada
24 Jun 2019
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Privacy Commissioner Reverses Course – Consent Required For Personal Information Processing
Last week, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) issued its investigation report into the 2017 Equifax security breac.
Canada
2 May 2019
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514-Billets Gets Billed By The CRTC For CASL Violations
On May 1, 2018, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission ("CRTC") announced that 514-BILLETS, comprised of the companies 9118-9076 Quebec Inc. and 9310-6359 ...
Canada
16 May 2018
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Mandatory Breach Notification Under Pipeda: Clock Is Ticking For Companies Without Security Breach Response Plans
In 2015, Parliament enacted the Digital Privacy Act (the "Act"), a statute that provides for certain amendments to the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act ("PIPEDA").
Canada
24 Apr 2018
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CompuFinder Redux – CRTC Reconsiders $1.1 Million Administrative Monetary Penalty
CompuFinder, the first company unlucky enough to be the subject of a widely reported notice of violation prosecution under Canada's anti-spam legislation (CASL), is back in the news.
Canada
8 Nov 2017
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Requirements For Anti-Spam Compliance For Insurers
This was welcome news for many industries. The private right of action presented a new risk of significant statutory damages and potential class action lawsuits for minor and technical breaches of CASL.
Canada
27 Jun 2017
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CASL Private Right Of Action Gone For Now, But Can It Be Forgotten?
The June 7th Order-in-Council repealed paragraph (c) of the 2013 Order-in-Council that set July 1, 2017, as the date on which the private right of action would come into force.
Canada
12 Jun 2017
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OHRC Issues Policy Position On Medical Documentation And Disability-Related Accommodation
When faced with a disability-related accommodation request, employers often have questions around the type and scope of medical information they can request from the employee...
Canada
20 Feb 2017
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It's A Sensitive Subject – Canadian Vibrator Manufacturer In Hot Water Over Collection Of User's Intimate Information
The development of the Internet of Things means that consumers are more connected than ever to the devices they own.
Canada
4 Oct 2016
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CRTC's Reminder On Record-Keeping For CASL Compliance
Under CASL, the onus remains on the sender of commercial electronic messages (CEMs) to demonstrate that it had the proper consents in place to send CEMs.
Canada
1 Aug 2016
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Safe Harbor No More: EU-US Data Transfer Deal Invalidated By Court
Recently the European Court of Justice (the ECJ) rendered a decision invalidating the Safe Harbor Framework between the European Union (the EU) and the United States...
Canada
22 Oct 2015
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July 1 - Happy CASL Anniversary Day
On the eve of Canada Day, let's consider what has happened on the enforcement front in the one year since the Canadian anti-spam legislation (CASL) came into effect.
Canada
1 Jul 2015
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Fasten Your Seatbelts - Porter Airlines Pays $150K For Anti-Spam Breach
Earlier today, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (the CRTC) announced that Porter Airlines Inc. had agreed to pay $150,000 for alleged violations of Canada's anti-spam law (known as CASL).
Canada
1 Jul 2015
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"Untapped" – The Risk Of Wiretap Evidence Falling Into The Hands Of Civil Litigants
In the aftermath of the global financial crisis and growing public mistrust, the investigation and prosecution of corporate misconduct has become a renewed focus and priority globally for law enforcement agencies.
Canada
15 May 2015
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CRTC Continues Strong Enforcement Action Under CASL
Hot on the heels of the Compu-Finder case, the CRTC announced yesterday that PlentyOfFish Media Inc., had agreed to pay $48,000 in administrative monetary penalties as part of a settlement with the CRTC.
Canada
27 Mar 2015
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The CRTC Means Business – First CASL Notice Of Violation Announced
The CRTC issued its first "Notice of Violation" under Canada’s anti-spam law, assessing an administrative monetary penalty of $1.1 million against Compu-Finder.
Canada
9 Mar 2015
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The Clock Is Ticking: Canada’s Anti-Spam Law Coming Into Force In Less Than A Month
The clock is quickly ticking to July 1, 2014, when one of the most stringent anti-spam laws in the world will come into force.
Canada
10 Jun 2014
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Digital Privacy Act Everything Old Is New Again
On April 8, 2014, the Harper government introduced Bill S-4 in the Senate.
Canada
11 Apr 2014
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The Importance Of Keeping One’s Eyes Firmly On The Money
Hello! is a magazine published in the U.K. each week. Okay! publishes a similar magazine in the same market. It appears that these two magazines have each engaged in spoiling tactics with respect to the activities of the other.
Canada
 
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