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May 25, 2018

New mandatory breach notification requirements under Alberta's Health Information Act (HIA) will come into force on August 31, 2018. The threshold for notification is set at 'risk of harm', notably lower than the 'real risk of significant harm' threshold that currently exists under Alberta's Personal 

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May 24, 2018

The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada ("OPC") issued its final versions of two new guidance documents today:

 Guidelines for Obtaining Meaningful Consent

The guidance on meaningful consent, issued jointly with the offices of the

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May 2, 2018

The first Undertaking involving alleged text messaging violations of Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation's commercial electronic message (CEM) rules was released yesterday by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC).  The CRTC investigation alleged 

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April 18, 2018

PIPEDA's final Breach of Security Safeguards Regulations were published today and will come into force on November 1, 2018, at the same time as the related data breach provisions under PIPEDA.

The regulations include specific requirements regarding:

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April 4, 2018

PIPEDA's new security breach notification regime will come into force on November 1, 2018, according to an Order in Council issued on March 26, 2018.

This new security breach regime, which is expected to have a significant 

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