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978-0-7798-8529-9
Book S.O. Annual/biannual/biennial
Annual volumes supplied on standing order subscription
Approximately 300 pages
1 volume bound
softcover
2018-12-13
Carswell

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Canada Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act: Quick Reference - 2019 Edition
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Be Prepared. Be Protected. Understand PIPEDA with this quick reference.

Threats to privacy primarily occur due to new ways in which information is collected and used. Be prepared. Be protected. Understand this important privacy legislation. This Quick Reference explains employer requirements under the Canada Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA). PIPEDA applies to organizations that collect, use, or disclose personal information within a province or territory, unless that province or territory has passed a law similar to the provisions of this Act. The authors have described the overall requirements of PIPEDA, plus its real and potential impact.

New in this edition

  • Updates and expanded coverage of recent case law
  • Review of added mandatory breach notification provisions coming into force on November 1, 2018
  • A summary of the recent Privacy Commission guideline, which addresses meaningful consent and how to obtain it
  • A discussion on the “reasonableness” requirement under section 5(3) of PIPEDA
  • A summary of the recent Privacy Commission guideline which addresses section 5(3) and “no-go zones”
  • An overview of the new Court recognized tort of “public disclosure of private facts”
About the Author

Jamie Knight, LL.B., practises labour and employment law as a partner with Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti LLP in the firm’s Hamilton and Toronto offices. Jamie has thirty-five years of experience working with his clients to improve the effectiveness of their human resources relationships. Jamie represents employers in all aspects of dealing with their unionized and non-unionized employees. Jamie’s practice features wrongful dismissal, human rights, health and safety, privacy, labour board hearings, collective bargaining and labour arbitrations. Jamie is an author/co-author of some twenty publications — almost all in multiple editions. He is a teacher, frequent speaker, and pro-active advocate for workplaces that work.

Jamie has been on the Board of the Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers (CACE) since 2008, President in 2017 and Past President in 2018. In 2017, Jamie was named the Canadian HR Reporter 2017 Employment Lawyer of the Year, as selected by Canadian Lawyer Magazine. In addition to a Band 1 ranking in Chambers Global and Chambers Canada, Jamie has maintained a high ranking for many years in other respected sources in both categories of employment and labour law. In 2018, Jamie was elected as a Fellow of the U.S.-based College of Labor and Employment Lawyers.
 

Melanie McNaught, LL.B., is a partner with Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti LLP, practising in all areas of labour and employment law. Melanie earned a Bachelor of Journalism from Carleton University in 1999, and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Victoria in 2002. Melanie articled at the Ontario Court of Appeal before joining the firm as an associate.