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)

10 Things to Know Now That Recreational Cannabis Will Be Legal in Canada

A brief overview of the recent developments on the legalization of cannabis, associated regulations, connection to Bill C-46, and some of the key issues emerging from legalization.

Posted:
June 27, 2018
Article source:
Ontario Bar Association (OBA)

'We made some terrible mistakes': What Canada can learn from Colorado's cannabis legalization

When marijuana stores open across Canada later this year, things will look very different from what happened in Colorado when pot was legalized there in 2014.

Posted:
June 19, 2018
Article source:
Financial Post