News

Canadian Privacy Law Challenges Head To Court

Canadian Business runs a good article on court challenges to recent Canadian Privacy Commissioner decisions. There are at least three cases currently winding their way through the court system. see: Canadian Business article

Read more ›

May 18, 2003 Comments are Disabled News

Canadian Privacy Commissioner Unimpressed By B.C. Legislation

Canada’s Privacy Commissioner has publicly challenged the recently introduced B.C. privacy legislation. The Commissioner highlights several shortcomings in the law that he says if not amended would cause him to recommend that the law does not meet the substantial similarity test established by Canada’s federal privacy legislation. see: Commissioner’s letter

Read more ›

May 18, 2003 Comments are Disabled News

British Columbia Introduces Privacy Legislation

The Province of British Columbia has become the first Canadian province to introduce private sector privacy legislation in response to the federal PIPEDA legislation that will take effect at the provincial level next year. Quebec already such legislation in place. see: B.C. Bill 

Read more ›

May 18, 2003 1 comment News

Protecting User Privacy: My Appearance before House of Commons Industry Committee on C-54

I appeared before the House of Commons Industry Committee to discuss Bill C-54 (Electronic Commerce Privacy Legislation). Appearance before the Industry Committee, March 4, 1999 Good morning, and thank you for inviting me to appear before this committee to provide my views on the intersection of the privacy protections afforded by Bill C-54 […]

Read more ›

March 4, 1999 Comments are Disabled Committees, News