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June 7, 2012
Michel Bastarache, Counsel to Heenan Blaikie LLP and former Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada, has released a paper called The Constitutionality of PIPEDA: A Re-consideration in the Wake of the Supreme Court of Canada’s Reference re Securities Act.
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June 6, 2012
The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada ("OPC") recently published new documents on its website that may be of interest:
  • The 2011 Annual Report to Parliament on the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act
  • The OPC's Policy Position on Online Behavioural Advertising
  • Five new Reports of Findings
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June 4, 2012
Information and Privacy Commissioner of Alberta Jill Clayton has announced that her office will apply to the Supreme Court of Canada for leave to appeal the Alberta Court of Appeal's decision in United Food and Commercial Workers, Local 401 v. Alberta (Attorney General).
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June 1, 2012
The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada published two resources on its website that may be of interest:
  • A factsheet on what businesses need to know about individuals accessing personal information under PIPEDA; and
  • A consultation paper entitled "Strengthening Canada's Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorist Financing Regime."
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