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The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada ("OPC") released The 2014 Annual Report to Parliament on the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act today.
The following are updates in the Canadian privacy arena over the past week.
A series of criminal and quasi-criminal charges were laid today by the Ontario Securities Commission following its investigation relating to the misuse of confidential information from the Rouge Valley Health System and the Scarborough Hospital.
Last week, the Privacy Commissioner of Canada, Daniel Therrien, stated in a public speech that the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada recognizes that the concept of consent in the age of big data, the Internet of Things and the mobile
Children's apps and websites will be the focus of this year's Global Privacy Enforcement Network (GPEN) privacy sweep. The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) and the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner (OIPC) of Alberta will be among the 29 data protection authorities from 20 countries participating in the privacy sweep from May 11th to 15th, 2015.