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Privacy Commissioner Issues PIPEDA Review Discussion Paper

The much-anticipated PIPEDA review is scheduled for later this year and the Privacy Commissioner of Canada has kicked things off with a discussion/consultation paper.  The Commissioner’s comments on the effectiveness of the law will be very important and this paper is presumably an attempt to gauge public opinion on several […]

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July 18, 2006 Comments are Disabled News

A Discouraging Read

The Privacy Commissioner of Canada today released her second annual report, this one focusing on the Privacy Act which addresses privacy protection within the public sector (the first annual report covered PIPEDA, which addresses private sector privacy protection). While the report provides ample evidence that the Office of the Privacy […]

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June 20, 2006 1 comment News

Privacy Commissioner Releases Annual PIPEDA Report

The Federal Privacy Commissioner has released her PIPEDA annual report.  The report indicates that there was 400 complaints, a decline from 723 in 2004.  The big question is why – is it a function of greater compliance, consumer frustration with PIPEDA, the availability of provincial privacy laws, or a lack […]

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May 30, 2006 Comments are Disabled News

Privacy Commissioner Renews Research Program

The Privacy Commissioner of Canada has announced the renewal of a national privacy research program.  Details on priorities and the program here.

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March 24, 2006 Comments are Disabled News

LaForest Appointed To Review Info and Privacy Offices

Former Supreme Court justice Gerard Vincent LaForest was appointed today to study the prospect of combining the Information Commissioner and the Privacy Commissioner into a single office.  Although that approach is used in many provinces, given the frustration experienced by the Information Commissioner in obtaining compliance (and an extension in […]

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July 25, 2005 Comments are Disabled News