On Friday, the Supreme Court of Canada (“SCC”) issued a unanimous decision in John Doe v. Ontario (Finance),2014 SCC 36 that outlines the parameters on the ability of the public to access information under Ontario’s Freedom...more
On August 26, in Hupacasath First Nation v. Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Federal Court held that the Government of Canada has no constitutional duty to consult the applicant First Nation prior to ratification of the...more
Earlier this month, the Alberta Information and Privacy Commissioner, Jill Clayton, published the second instalment of her submissions with respect to the review of the Alberta Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy...more
Not uncommonly, employees may forward information back and forth between personal and professional email accounts....more
Pension plan sponsors may be surprised to learn that information provided to pension regulators pursuant to statutory filing obligations could be more widely disclosed through an “access to information” request. In a recent...more
The use of personal email for business is a significant problem for records retention and privacy programs.
On March 18, 2013, the British Columbia Information and Privacy Commissioner (OIPBC) announced an...more
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