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It’s Official: Mandatory Data Breach Notification Coming on November 1, 2018

April 5, 2018 | Imran Ahmad, Catherine Bate, Kathryn M. Frelick, James T. Swanson

MT Cybersecurity Blog

Last week, the Government of Canada published an Order in Council that will bring into force, as of November 1, 2018, the much anticipated mandatory breach notification and record-keeping requirements under the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (“PIPEDA”)....

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2018 Ontario Budget: Impact on Pensions and Benefits

April 4, 2018 | Kim Ozubko

A.M. Pension Blog

On March 28, 2018, the Ontario provincial government released its 2018 Budget: A Plan for Care and Opportunity (the “2018 Budget”) and introduced for first reading Bill 31, Plan for Care and Opportunity Act (Budget Measures) (the “2018 Budget Act”)....

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Key Cybersecurity Takeaways from the Privacy Commissioner’s Investigation into VTech

March 29, 2018 | Alexia Magneron, Imran Ahmad

MT Cybersecurity Blog

Earlier this year, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (the “OPC”) published its findings from the investigation it conducted into the data breach suffered by VTech. The OPC’s findings provide Canadian businesses with some helpful guidance about (i)...

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Then Now Next: Ontario Government Introduces Pay Transparency Legislation

March 27, 2018 | Inna Koldorf

Canadian Labour & Employment Law Blog

Only weeks after the new amendments to the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (“ESA”) and their focus on precarious employment  came into effect, the Ontario government introduced a new bill aimed at increasing pay transparency. Bill 203, the Pay Transparency  Act,...

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Cybersecurity Considerations When Moving to the Cloud – Part 2

March 23, 2018 | Imran Ahmad, Konstantin Starostin

MT Cybersecurity Blog

This Article is Part Two of a Two-Part Series Part One provides an overview of the essential elements of the cloud computing ecosystem and describes what it means to be in the cloud. It concludes by setting out the first...

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Other Automobile Insurance Policies May Respond Before Umbrella Policies

March 20, 2018 | Sean McGarry

MT Insurance Law Blog

The Ontario Court of Appeal has recently determined the priority of insurance policies when insurers structure their policies to include low limits on a primary policy and larger limits on an umbrella liability policy. In Benson v. Walt,[1] Paul Robert...

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New Penalties under Pension Benefits Act (Ontario)

March 20, 2018 | Kim Ozubko

A.M. Pension Blog

Sponsors and administrators of Ontario registered pension plans, and financial institutions that offer locked-in plans, beware: effective January 1, 2018, the Pension Benefits Act (Ontario) (“PBA”) was amended to give the Ontario pension regulator the authority to impose administrative monetary...

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Cybersecurity Considerations When Moving to the Cloud – Part 1

March 16, 2018 | Imran Ahmad, Konstantin Starostin

MT Cybersecurity Blog

This Article is Part One in a Two-Part Series Many organizations view the cloud as a cost-effective and practical approach when it comes to data processing, access, storage and management.  A common misconception among organizations migrating their data to the...

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Cannabis in the Workplace: What to Expect and What not to Expect from WorkSafeBC

March 12, 2018 | Eric Ito

Canadian Labour & Employment Law Blog

The impact of drug and alcohol impairment on workplace safety is obvious and frequently tragic. With the wave of legislative change governing non-medical cannabis use taking place this year, can employers in BC also expect occupational health and safety (OHS)...

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Lack of Consent = No SEF No. 44 Coverage

March 8, 2018 | Sandra L. Hawes

MT Insurance Law Blog

In the recent case of Cardinal v. Alberta Motor Association Insurance Company, 2018 ABCA 69 (CanLII), the Alberta Court of Appeal overruled the lower court, determining that an injured passenger was not covered under an SEF No. 44 Family Protection...

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