The University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law is hosting an exciting two-day symposium on October 3 and 4th focusing on comparative IP and cyberlaw issues. We’ve invited a stellar group of profs from across the U.S. and Canada to present papers on areas of interest. The two-days are divided into […]
Mathew Englander has launched an appeal of a federal court decision that agreed with a Privacy Commissioner not-well founded finding of his complaint against Telus over its practice of charging for unlisted phone number. Englander said he would not rule out an appeal right up to the Supreme Court of […]
Canada’s federal government has named two people to the position of Assistant Privacy Commissioner to help manage the additional workload that is expected to arrive once the country’s privacy law takes full effect next year. Named to the position are Heather Black, the privacy commissioner’s general counsel, and Raymond D’Aoust. […]
The Canadian Privacy Commissioner’s office has announced that it has dropped an appeal of a B.C. decision involving video surveillance activities by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. The prior commissioner unsuccessfully launched an action over the matter last year. see: Press release here. also see: Coverage here.
The Canadian Federal Court has upheld a Privacy Commissioner decision involving a privacy claim over the phone companies’ practice of charging for unlisted phone numbers. The court deferred to the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunication Commission policy on the matter see: Decision here. also see: Coverage here.