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Health organizations and legal responsibilities around video surveillance

Health organizations need to be aware of their legal responsibilities around the collection of video surveillance and audio, says Vancouver privacy and information lawyer Sara ... Read more

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Ruling may help prevent disclosure of confidential information by public bodies

A court ruling denying access by a labour union to a rival union’s pension reports could prove beneficial for people trying to prevent their confidential information from ... Read more

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Employers need to protect themselves with social media policies for staff

As people’s personal and professional worlds increasingly blend on social media, employers are well advised to create comprehensive policies to protect themselves from ... Read more

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Levine to speak at Vancouver Women's Conference

Privacy and information lawyer  Sara Levine will share her thoughts on the risks of online dating at the Vancouver Women’s Conference on Nov.12, presented by ... Read more

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Important to understand provincial differences in health privacy law

It is important for businesses and all health-care providers to understand their legal obligations when it comes to the protection of private health information, says privacy and ... Read more

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Sara Levine: a leader in the law around privacy and information

Vancouver privacy and information lawyer  Sara Levine  likes to know how things work. She wants to know how society functions beneath the surface.  ... Read more

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Companies must directly notify people affected by privacy breaches: watchdog

OTTAWA – Companies that lose personal customer data should be required to directly notify affected people — with limited exceptions — about the nature and date ... Read more

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Underlying contracts help address third-party data breach risk

New causes of action for breach of privacy make data breach one of the most significant risks facing Canadian companies — but organizations may have an opportunity ... Read more

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IPC order to uphold an institution's decision on privacy is significant

An order from the Ontario Information and Privacy Commissioner (IPC) to uphold a public health agency’s decision to disclose personal information in the “public ... Read more

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SCC will have final word in Facebook privacy dispute

Canadians could face an uphill battle to enforce local privacy laws against social media companies if the Supreme Court of Canada upholds a B.C. Court of Appeal decision to halt a ... Read more

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Canadians no longer allowed to apply to be on Jeopardy!

News that Canadian residents will no longer be able to apply to appear on Jeopardy! due to international privacy law concerns is likely just a way for the popular TV quiz show ... Read more

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The Huddle™: Unique on-demand health system videos launches

Th e Huddle™  – a one-of-a kind, on-demand video series that answers everyday questions about how to navigate the health-care system ... Read more

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Old or forgotten emails increasingly pivotal in civil, criminal cases

Long-forgotten emails are growing in importance in civil as well as criminal matters, according to Toronto technology and business lawyer Peter Murphy . Decade-old ... Read more

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Email unsubscribe functions must be CASL compliant

News that Rogers Media Inc. was fined $200,000 by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) is a warning that companies doing business in Canada must ... Read more

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Inequitable that school boards can't make asbestos claims

It is absurd and inequitable that five Ontario school boards are unable to make claims against U.S. trusts to help cover the costs of paying out claims in asbestos-related ... Read more

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More balanced view of the meaning of privacy

By Mark Hayes Privacy statutes passed by federal and provincial governments over the past 20 years are notorious for employing vague and general language. Because they are ... Read more

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Pharmacy records will remain private in sale

Toronto copyright lawyer Mark Hayes tells CTV News that Zellers pharmacy clients' records will remain private despite their sale to grocery retailer Loblaws. "I think ... Read more

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Floodgates opened in privacy law, says Hayes

Toronto intellectual property lawyer Mark Hayes tells Canadian Lawyer's Legal Feeds Blog  the Ontario Court of Appeal has, by accepting the "intrusion upon seclusion" ... Read more

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OCA opens Pandora's box of privacy tort, says Hayes

By Mark Hayes Hayes eLaw LLP  In an important, and potentially revolutionary, decision issued today in Jones v. Tsige, 2012 ONCA 32 , the Ontario Court of Appeal has ... Read more

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