The Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) recently published a notice in response to an increasing number of ransomware attacks against organizations in the first few months of 2021.
This… Read More
We previously wrote about the Federal Court of Appeal (FCA) upholding the constitutionality of Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) in two 2017 judgments, A-382-17 and A-383-17, 2020 FCA 103. Now, as… Read More
Setoguchi v Uber and Simpson v Facebook
When widespread data privacy breaches occur, compromised organizations have genuine concern that class action certification is likely to follow. However, two recent decisions illustrate… Read More
Over the past year, organizations and individuals across Canada pivoted and adapted to the impacts of COVID-19, moving into the online world to better serve their clients and customers.
Moving operations… Read More
In 2020 professionals experienced numerous disruptions as they responded to COVID-19 and swiftly transitioned technology, processes and people to continue to provide their essential services.
As if that was not enough,… Read More
Employers should have strong privacy management programs in place and should consider potential privacy issues when making disciplinary decisions.
Generally, employees have a reasonable expectation of privacy on workplace computers and… Read More
We reviewed the appropriate safeguards and measures organizations should have in place when transferring customer data to service providers and other third parties based on the recommendations of the Office… Read More
In a recently released report, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (“OPC”),has provided organizations with useful guidance on the proper controls and security measures to have in place… Read More
In light of the dynamic changes over the past few months, an organization’s document management policy and protocols are increasingly important.
Not only is it critical to consider privacy and confidentiality… Read More