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PIPITPA - The latest on Manitoba's private sector privacy legislation

  • August 25, 2016
  • Andrew Buck

It's been almost three years since Manitoba's private sector privacy bill, The Personal Information Protection and Identity Theft Prevention Act, was passed by the Manitoba Legislature. PIPITPA would put Manitoba on the same footing as other Canadian provinces that have their own private sector privacy laws which are substantially similar to the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act.

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Privacy and cybersecurity in Canada: Current trends and legal risks

  • June 01, 2015
  • Alex Cameron

Alex Cameron of Fasken Martineau looks at the privacy and information security landscape in Canada. Legal risk, he says, is currently one of the most important drivers in this area, with the potential for significant liabilities and costs.

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Overview of the 5th Annual Access to Information and Privacy Law Symposium

  • April 02, 2015
  • Deirdre L. Wade, Q.C.

Privacy Law Chair Deirdre L. Wade, Q.C., of Cox and Palmer, looks at the 5th Annual Access to Information and Privacy Law Symposium. The theme was adapting to the rapid pace of technological change and determining what our organizations need to do…

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Developing an effective privacy training program

  • October 10, 2014
  • Rick Shields

Privacy – and the breaches thereof – is a hot-button topic these days, alerting many Canadian organizations to the fact that their staff needs training in the areas of privacy and data security. Rick Shields of nNovation LLP examines the growing trend to provide privacy training in this article, which originally appeared in PrivacyScan in May.

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The right to be forgotten

  • October 05, 2014
  • François Lebel and Mandy Woodland

The European Court shook the internet when it ruled that there is an inherent right – under certain conditions – to be forgotten. François Lebel and Mandy Woodland study the ruling and its anticipated fallout.

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