News in Consumer Law
Google Inc. broke Canada's privacy law by using sensitive information about users' online activities to target them with health-related ads, the country's interim privacy commissioner says.
Justice Minister Peter MacKay dismisses concerns his government's new anti-cyberbullying law gives police too much power to snoop into the online lives of Canadians.
The Commissioner for Complaints for Telecommunications Services (CCTS) handled 14,036 complaints during its 2012-2013 fiscal year, up from 10,678 during the prior year.
Law professor Michael Geist says the coming year is likely to be a very significant one for law and technology - he lists 14 questions at issue in his column.
A Whitby, Ont., business owner is growing frustrated about his inability to fly overseas to visit family, which he says is a result of his name wrongly appearing on the U.S. no-fly list.
Canada’s foreign intelligence agency admits it “incidentally” spies on Canadians, but wants to reassure the public it protects the privacy of that information.
Immigration and foreign workers are among the areas affected by new rules beginning in January.
Everyone from fishing enthusiasts to wine lovers will be faced with new provincial rules, regulations — and some permit increases — that take effect on Jan 1.
Postal Banking will promote financial inclusion and address the problems many communities and individuals in this country have with getting access to banking services, says this writer.
Canada Day, 2014, will usher in ban on identity theft, phishing, and spyware.