Privacy rules not followed on lost student loan data, report find

Canada's interim privacy commissioner says the government didn't follow its own policies to protect sensitive data of more than 583,000 student loan recipients.

Posted:
March 25, 2014
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

Airline travel: 5 things you need to know about your flight rights

Lost luggage, long delays, bumped for overbooking: There are remedies available

Posted:
March 21, 2014
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

Social networks add layer of complexity to social work

People’s personal information is more available than ever before via social media, but this presents risks as well as benefits to social workers.

Posted:
March 13, 2014
Article source:
Toronto Star

On the Radar: Car repairs

This month's On the Radar outlines some of the special rules in Ontario's Consumer Protection Act that people should know about when they take their car in for repairs.

Posted:
March 06, 2014
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

New consumer law resources available from CLEO

CLEO announces three new titles to the Consumer Law Series, produced in partnership with the Community Law School (Sarnia-Lambton) Inc.

Posted:
February 28, 2014
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

How to be taken seriously when you complain

The Toronto Star columnist Ellen Roseman has tips for people advocating for themselves.

Posted:
February 24, 2014
Article source:
Ellen Roseman On Your Side

Proposed bill would regulate financial advisors in Ontario

A private member's bill tabled by Sudbury MPP Rick Bartolucci would create a separate act and code of conduct for financial advisors.

Posted:
February 24, 2014
Article source:
Toronto Star

Cash Store and Instaloans Denied Payday Lender Licences

Ontario's Registrar of Payday Loans today issued a proposal to refuse recent applications for payday lender licences from Cash Store and Instaloans - both owned by The Cash Store Financial Services Inc.

Posted:
February 14, 2014
Article source:
Government of Ontario

The Day We Fight Back Against Mass Surveillance

This campaign encourages you to email your MPs, asking them to pass legislation to protect the privacy of Canadians against intrusion by government entities.

Posted:
February 12, 2014
Article source:
OpenMedia.ca

Michael Geist - The Day We Fight Back Against Mass Internet Surveillance: What Canadians Can Do

The Day We Fight Back Against Mass Surveillance is a global effort to galvanize people around the world to speak out against ubiquitous surveillance.

Posted:
February 11, 2014
Article source:
Michael Geist