Canada Post recently lost two rolls of microfilm containing the personal information of more than 2,200 Waterloo Region residents. Is the mail system secure?
“PIPEDA and Your Practice – A Privacy Handbook for Lawyers” was launched by the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada at the Canadian Bar Association Canadian Legal Conference and Expo 2011. The new handbook explains how PIPEDA relates to the everyday practice of Canadian lawyers in the private sector.
Less than half of Canadian cellphone and tablet users put password locks on the devices or adjust settings to limit the sharing of personal information stored on the devices, a poll commissioned by Canada’s privacy commissioner has found.
The Federal Court recently released its second award of damages for a violation of PIPEDA in Landry v. Royal Bank of Canada, 2011 FC 687 (CanLII).
In a decision with broader implications for online privacy, a judge has ruled not to force the identification of anonymous bloggers who wrote critical web posts about former Aurora mayor Phyllis Morris.
British Columbia’s Privacy Commissioner is investigating BC Hydro’s Smart Metering Program to ensure that it complies with the province’s privacy law.