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Aide-mémoire en matière de protection de la vie privée et de sécurité des renseignements personnels

Pour souligner la Journée internationale de la protection des données qui vient de passer et mettre en lumière les modifications à la Loi sur la protection des renseignements personnels dans le secteur privé (Loi 25) du Québec, en vigueur depuis plusieurs mois, nous avons pensé vous fournir sept conseils pour vous aider à établir votre liste de […] Read more

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Administrative monetary penalties now in effect under PHIPA

Effective Jan. 1, 2024, the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario (IPC) has discretion to issue administrative monetary penalties (AMPs) for contraventions of the Personal Health Information Protection Act, 2004 (PHIPA) or its regulations. PHIPA governs how health information custodians such as health care practitioners and institutions, may collect, use and disclose personal health information. The IPC […] Read more

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Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation – 2023 Year in Review

In 2023, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission continued to enforce Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (commonly known as “CASL”). CASL creates a comprehensive regime of offences, enforcement mechanisms, and potentially severe penalties designed to prohibit sending unsolicited commercial electronic messages (CEMs), unauthorized commercial installation and use of computer programs on another person’s computer system, and other forms of […] Read more

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Decoding Tomorrow: BLG Primer on AI Governance

In order to assist our clients in understanding the implications of AI implementation, particularly concerning generative AI and the impact of Canada’s draft AI law, we are excited to share with you our Primer on AI governance. This short document is designed to offer foundational understanding of how organizations can proactively approach AI implementation, mitigate associated […] Read more