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 Aug 9, 2019 5:00 PM
by Laura Emmett

It is fair to assume that the personal health information provided to medical professionals is kept confidential. Medical professionals and institutions set up policies and procedures to ensure that...

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 Jul 24, 2019 4:30 PM
by Laura Emmett
Facebook has made history today, but not in a good way. The US Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) announced this morning that Facebook will pay a record-breaking $5 billion penalty, submit...

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 Jul 22, 2019 1:30 PM
by Stas Bodrov

Although privacy issues have been taking over the headlines in recent months, healthcare organizations have been subject to stringent privacy regulations for a number of years. Organizations providing healthcare services...

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 Jul 18, 2019 3:45 PM
by Devan Marr

A recent decision by the Alberta Privacy Commissioner has confirmed that in some cases, an organization’s requirement for independent contractors to install GPS tracking devices on their vehicles will not...

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 Jul 2, 2019 10:45 AM
by Laura Emmett

In March, 2015, in recognition of the growing concern about cyber bullying and more particularly, the increasing number of incidents of “revenge porn”, the federal government made it a criminal...

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 Jun 17, 2019 10:15 AM
by Laura Emmett

The Alberta Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner (“Commissioner”) recently considered whether it had jurisdiction to deal with a privacy complaint. The Complainant alleged that De Beers Canada Inc....

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 Jun 4, 2019 5:00 PM
by Devan Marr

Data and privacy breaches caused by malicious actors accessing your organization’s systems are here to stay. Once considered an emerging risk, “cyber” is now a hard reality facing every organization....

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 May 22, 2019 1:00 PM
by Stas Bodrov

The digital age has brought about significant benefits in our everyday lives. We can settle disputes by searching for an answer on our smartphones; get inspiration for some interior decoration...

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 May 13, 2019 1:00 PM
by Lisa Armstrong

In Kaplan v. Casino Rama, released May 7, 2019, Justice Belobaba dismissed the plaintiffs’ motion to certify a class action arising from the 2016 cyber-attack on Casino Rama.

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 May 7, 2019 9:45 AM
by Laura Emmett
The recent decision by the Court of Appeal in clarifies the developing concept of individuals’ privacy rights. The appellant was in a long distance romantic relationship with the complainant. During...

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