New tool for Canadians to learn whether telecoms are collecting information

Canadians concerned about their online privacy have a new way to find out whether their telecom provider is collecting information about them and sharing it with third parties like government entities.

Posted:
June 16, 2014
Article source:
Metro

Five ways the Supreme Court ruling affects online privacy

A criminal lawyer lists the ways the latest Supreme Court ruling will affect our privacy.

Posted:
June 16, 2014
Article source:
The Globe and Mail

CLEO lance Espace francophone, la section française du site web Your Legal Rights

CLEO est heureuse de lancer Espace francophone, une section du site web Your Legal Rights destinée à ses utilisateurs et utilisatrices de langue française. CLEO is pleased to launch Espace francophone, a new French section of the Your Legal Rights website for francophone users.

Posted:
June 16, 2014
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

Supreme Court's historic decision on warrantless disclosures is huge win for Canadian privacy, means govt's Bill C-13 is unconstitutional in current form

The SC decision means that highly controversial and unpopular warrantless disclosure provisions in the government’s Online Spying Bill C-13 are unconstitutional.

Posted:
June 13, 2014
Article source:
OpenMedia.ca

Canadians have right to online anonymity, Supreme Court rules

As a general rule, police are not permitted to disrupt users' anonymity by asking Internet companies for information on their consumers without a judge’s authorization, the Supreme Court said Friday.

Posted:
June 13, 2014
Article source:
The Globe and Mail

Nearly all Canadian businesses collect personal info: Survey

The percentage of Canadian businesses collecting customers' personal information has sharply increased over the last seven years, a new survey for Ottawa's privacy watchdog reveals.

Posted:
June 12, 2014
Article source:
Toronto Star

Ontario's privacy watchdog vows to unearth and deter hospital leaks

Ann Cavoukian says her office will focus on improving hospital audits to ensure unauthorized access to private patient records is quickly detected.

Posted:
June 12, 2014
Article source:
Toronto Star

Privacy commissioner Ann Cavoukian files legal motion against Toronto police

The Legal motion is to stop the sharing of information around Ontarians' mental health history.

Posted:
June 05, 2014
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

Major privacy breach involving thousands of new mums uncovered at Rouge Valley hospital

A major privacy breach is being investigated by Ontario's privacy commissioner after the contact information of thousands of new mothers was leaked to companies that were allegedly paying off hospital employees.

Posted:
June 04, 2014
Article source:
Metro

Goodbye Spam, Hello Consumer Power

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.

Posted:
June 03, 2014
Article source:
Huffington Post Canada