In the much-anticipated Supreme Court decision in AstraZeneca Canada Inc. v. Apotex Inc., 2017 SCC 36, the SCC has declared that the so-called “Promise Doctrine” is not the correct approach … Read More
Authors: David Carrick, Tristan Culham, Calen Nixon
We previously wrote about the potential impact of the private right of action provisions of Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL). These provisions were scheduled to come into force on July 1, … Read More
Authors: Jodi Wildeman, K.C., Kristél Kriel, Nathan Schissel
What is a ransomware attack?
Ransomware is software designed to lock or encrypt an organization’s system or data. Ransomware typically spreads through sophisticated “phishing emails,” which trick … Read More
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We have previously written about how Canada’s anti-spam legislation (“CASL”) established the world’s toughest standards for sending commercial electronic messages (“CEM”).
In summary, these provisions … Read More
We previously wrote about the Supreme Court of Canada’s ruling on whether the Alberta Information and Privacy Commissioner could order disclosure of records to verify a claim of solicitor-client privilege … Read More
Authors: Erin Wolff, Kristél Kriel
The Office of the Saskatchewan Information and Privacy Commissioner (the “OIPC”) has recently recommended the creation of stand-alone legislation that will regulate data matching activities by … Read More
Authors: Meghan McCreary, Erin Wolff, Kristél Kriel
Employers may soon be able to distribute T4 (Statement of Remuneration Paid) slips electronically to active employees without having obtained advance express consent from … Read More
We previously wrote about the Digital Privacy Act and its various changes to the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (“PIPEDA”). Read about the general changes to PIPEDA.
One of … Read More