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October 29, 2012

Personal health information custodians in Newfoundland and Labrador are no longer subject to the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (“PIPEDA”) in respect of the collection, use and disclosure of personal health information that occurs within the province.  


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October 26, 2012
The Information and Privacy Commissioner of Alberta was granted leave to appeal a Court of Appeal decision that declared the application of Alberta's Personal Information Protection Act to certain activities of a union unconstitutional.
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October 25, 2012
The federal, Alberta, and British Columbia privacy regulatory authorities released new guidance yesterday for mobile app developers on Seizing Opportunity: Good Privacy Practices for Developing Mobile Apps.
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October 19, 2012
The Supreme Court of Canada released its decision today in R. v. Cole confirming that, under specific circumstances, employees have a reasonable expectation of privacy in the contents of work computers.
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October 10, 2012
The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) published two information bulletins today on Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL):
  • Guidelines on the interpretation of the Electronic Commerce Protection Regulations (CRTC)

  • Guidelines on the use of toggling as a means of obtaining express consent under Canada's anti-spam legislation
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