Privacy / La vie privée


Ontario Court of Justice: Facial Recognition Technology of Driver’s License Photos Not A Privacy Violation

Recently, the Ontario Court of Justice (OCJ) released two decisions concerning a complex situation in which the defendant, Mr. Voong, was accused, through photo-identification technology, of possessing multiple fraudulent driver’s licenses. Authorities had identified 7…


The GDPR and what it means for Canadians

  What is the GDPR? The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) takes effect in the European Union tomorrow. Considered the world’s strictest online privacy law, the GDPR increases data protection for online consumers by applying regulations…


Quebec Superior Court rules that Radio-Canada journalist must reveal sources in criminal trial

Quebec’s Superior Court has ordered that Radio-Canada journalist Marie-Maude Denis must reveal the source of leaked information relating to alleged collusion between the awarding of public contracts and Liberal Party fundraising. This information led to…