Understanding Ontario's civil privacy rights: Reasonable Doubt

The right to privacy is not absolute, and it would be difficult to argue that any person today would have a reasonable expectation of absolute privacy: NOW's Reasonable Doubt column.

Posted:
September 13, 2018
Article source:
NOW

New and Revised CLEO Publications - August 21, 2018

CLEO is pleased to announce the following new or updated resources. All CLEO resources are provided free of charge.

Posted:
August 21, 2018
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

Cellphone tracking has been used in at least 1 Canadian mall, former employee says

A former employee says Cadillac Fairview may be using mobile phone location tracking in its shopping centres.

Posted:
August 08, 2018
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

They thought they were saving for their kids' education but were shocked to learn their money was gone

An investigation found that since 2014, there have been close to 500 complaints to Heritage Education Funds from customers who lost all or some of their contributions.

 

Posted:
August 01, 2018
Article source:
Toronto Star

Canada using DNA, ancestry websites to investigate migrants

The process raises concerns about privacy of data held by ancestry websites, and highlights political pressure over the handling of migrants by Canada's Liberal government.

Posted:
July 30, 2018
Article source:
The Globe and Mail

CCLA, criminal lawyers raise red flags as Toronto approves increased surveillance

CCLA's Michael Bryant says the city has the right to make its choice on what and how much surveillance it wants, but its citizens need to be consulted.

Posted:
July 26, 2018
Article source:
The Lawyer's Daily

Leave the phone at home: Privacy commissioner and advocates warn Canadians to keep data secure when crossing the border

The commissioner's updated guidelines on privacy at airports and borders advises that officers on both sides of the border can search your devices and ask for passwords.

Posted:
July 25, 2018
Article source:
Toronto Star

CJPR - Chronique juridique - L'édition Été 2018 // Summer 2018 Newsletter

Topics in this issue of the Clinique juridique populaire de Prescott et Russell newsletter include (in French only) Ontario's new standard lease, door-to-door sales, payday loans.

Posted:
July 12, 2018
Article source:
Clinique juridique populaire de Prescott et Russell Inc.

ISAC's Media & Policy News: 29 June 2018

The Income Security Advocacy Centre's bulletin includes news, updates, reports, and events from Ontario, across Canada, and around the world.

Posted:
June 29, 2018
Article source:
Income Security Advocacy Centre (ISAC)

U of T approves policy that could place students with mental health issues on leave

The policy has been criticized by student groups as well as by the Ontario Human Rights Commission.

Posted:
June 28, 2018
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)