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Grâce à ses blogues, Miller Thomson décrit sur un ton plus informel certaines perspectives juridiques au Canada. Lire ici les divers points de vue.

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British Columbia Court of Appeal upholds certification of data breach class action

14 septembre 2020 | David Krebs

Following in the footsteps of Jones v. Tsige from the Court of Appeal for Ontario in 2012, the recent British Columbia Court of Appeal decision in Tucci v. Peoples Trust Co. (2020 BCCA 246) appears to be solidifying the future...

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Ontario government launches consultations on establishing provincial privacy regime for private sector

28 août 2020 | David Krebs, Amanda Cuthina

On August 13, 2020, the Ontario Government (the “Government”) launched consultations on establishing provincial privacy legislation for the private sector, likely including not-for-profits and charities. The collection, use, and disclosure of personal information is currently governed by federal legislation, the...

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Responding to cyber-attacks – lessons for Saskatchewan municipalities from recent data breaches

20 août 2020 | David Krebs, Troy Baril, Danny Alcorn, Jacey Safnuk

Privacy concerns are at the forefront of our increasingly digital world, with cybercrime such as ransomware, business email compromise and phishing attacks becoming a noticeable risk for organizations. It is essential for municipalities to understand their minimum responsibilities under Saskatchewan...

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European Data Protection Board (EDPB) releases FAQ on “Schrems II”: A primer for Canadian organizations

4 août 2020 | David Krebs, Amanda Cuthina

As we have reported previously, on July 16, 2020, the Court of Justice of the European Union (“CJEU”) released its decision in the case of Data Protection Commissioner v Facebook Ireland Ltd and Maximillian Schrems (“Schrems II”), which ruled that...

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“Schrems II” decides validity of personal data transfer mechanisms – impact on Canadian organizations

20 juillet 2020 | David Krebs, Amanda Cuthina

On July 16, 2020, the Court of Justice of the European Union (“CJEU”) released its long-awaited decision regarding the validity of existing personal data transfer mechanisms outside the EU under the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), the so-called “Schrems II”...

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IIROC issues Notice regarding cybersecurity in cloud services and application programming interfaces

6 juillet 2020 | David Krebs

On June 24, 2020, the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (“IIROC”) released an Education Notice to members (“Cybersecurity – Cloud Services and Application Programming Interfaces”) outlining key elements of cybersecurity strategies pertaining to adoption and implementation of cloud services...

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British Columbia Information and Privacy Commissioner calls for changes to Personal Information Protection Act

15 juin 2020 | David Krebs

As we’ve reported in past blog posts, Canada’s privacy regulators have been vocal about the need for change to the privacy and data protection laws that apply to the private, public and health sectors in Canada. Most recently, the British...

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COVID-19 contact tracing debate highlights need for privacy law reform: Lessons for developers and users

11 juin 2020 | David Krebs

We have been following the COVID-19 crisis and its impact on privacy law over the course of the past few months. It has become apparent during that time that the requirements of the pandemic and the contact tracing debate highlight...

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Privacy Commissioners: Privacy laws not a barrier to effective COVID-19 response, emphasize compliance when using contact tracing apps

12 mai 2020 | David Krebs, Danny Alcorn

The COVID-19 pandemic has created an unprecedented challenge for federal and provincial governments and other public health organizations in Canada. To respond in a timely and effective manner, government organizations require greater access to, and an enhanced ability to use,...

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Privacy and cybersecurity during COVID-19 – Tips for Canadian organizations

24 mars 2020 | Eliott Cheeseman, David Krebs, Kathryn M. Frelick

With the emergence of COVID-19 in Canada, organizations are faced with many additional concerns and considerations in their daily operations and strategic planning. Remote work has become the norm, and the health of employees, customers and suppliers is a key...

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