News in Consumer Law
Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation is set to come into effect on July 1, 2014. It was created to combat harmful electronic messages like spam, malware, false representation, spyware, and more.
The nomination of Daniel Therrien as Canada's next Privacy Commissioner has drawn criticism from a former federal commissioner, major civil liberties groups, privacy experts, and academics.
A new law designed to help unclog Canadians' email inboxes takes effect July 1, but the CRTC is warning that it won't be able to respond to every complaint it receives.
This is a look at some recent legislation and other developments that have raised privacy concerns.
The free accounts would be available to youth, students, people with disability savings plans, and low-income seniors, those with low enough pension income to receive the GIS.
Bill C-13 will entrench warrantless law enforcement practices, Ann Cavoukian warns.
Now new Facebook users' posts will automatically be set to "Friends," meaning only friends can see your information.
Privacy legislation that lets telecommunications providers and other companies hand over customers' personal information to the government without a warrant is being challenged in court.
Ontario's top privacy official made an 11th-hour intervention on Thursday in an attempt to stop a proposal to give Toronto Police greater access to security-camera footage from public-housing properties.
A European court has ruled that Google must amend some of its search results at the request of ordinary people when they show links to outdated, irrelevant information.