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Privacy, Data Protection and Cybersecurity Developments: Review of and Lessons Learned from 2020 in Canada and abroad (BLG Webinar Jan 27th)

Throughout the year, we will host a series of presentations that will continue to bring together leaders and experts in a variety of fields related to privacy, data protection and cybersecurity who will share their knowledge and insights to help your organization achieve its business and growth objectives. These webinars will provide you with the […] Read more

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Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation – 2020 Year in Review

In 2020, the Federal Court of Appeal and the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission issued important decisions and guidance regarding the validity and interpretation of 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 the sending of unsolicited commercial electronic messages (CEMs), the […] Read more

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Autonomous vehicles and big data: Managing the personal information deluge

We have commented before in The Sensor on the general privacy and data protection implications for the connected and autonomous vehicles (CAVs) ecosystem. In his recent article, Max Jarvie returns to consider those implications in relation to recent developments in the world of CAV big data. The Automotive Edge Computing Consortium (AECC) researches how edge network architectures could […] Read more

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Projet de loi fédérale C-11 : Réactions à chaud sur la réforme de la vie privée au Canada

À la suite de la présentation par le ministre de l’Innovation, des Sciences et de l’Industrie de la réforme sur la protection de la vie privée au Canada, la Chaire L.R. Wilson en collaboration avec d’autres institutions universitaires telles l’OBVIA et le Centre de recherche en droit, technologie et société vous invitent à une table […] Read more

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Événement virtuel sur le Projet de Loi sur la protection de la vie privée des consommateurs (C-11) – Impact pour les entreprises

Le 17 novembre, le gouvernement fédéral a présenté la Loi de mise en œuvre de la Charte du numérique (projet de loi C-11), qui propose de moderniser le cadre de protection des renseignements personnels dans le secteur privé. Le projet de loi remplacera notamment les dispositions portant sur la protection de la vie privée de […] Read more

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BLG Webinar on New Canadian Consumer Privacy Framework – Impact for Business

On November 17, the Federal Government introduced the Digital Charter Implementation Act (Bill C-11), which proposes to modernize Canada’s private sector privacy framework. The Bill will notably replace PIPEDA’s privacy provisions, Canada’s current privacy law, with a newly enacted Consumer Privacy Protection Act (CPPA), which could significantly impact businesses operating in the private sector. The […] Read more

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Loi sur la protection de la vie privée des consommateurs du Canada : incidences sur les entreprises

Le 17 novembre 2020, le ministre de l’Innovation, des Sciences et de l’Industrie Navdeep Bains a présenté le projet de loi C-11, intitulé Loi édictant la Loi sur la protection de la vie privée des consommateurs et la Loi sur le Tribunal de la protection des renseignements personnels et des données et apportant des modifications corrélatives […] Read more

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Anonymous video analytics’ (AVA) future uncertain after Canadian privacy regulators’ investigation

On Oct. 28, 2020, the federal privacy commissioner and its provincial counterparts in Alberta and British Columbia issued joint Report of Findings with respect to the information-handling practices of a property management company using anonymous video analytics (AVA) in order to generate demographic information about consumers in its shopping centres, in a purportedly anonymized and […] Read more