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Ontario to Re-Table Amendments to PHIPA Ontario to Re-Table Amendments to PHIPA

Privacy
August 26, 2015August 26, 2015

On June 10th, 2015, Ontario’s Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (Ministry) announced its intention to introduce amendments to the province’s Personal Health Information Protection Act (PHIPA).  The amendments that will be proposed are expected to be, in part, a re

Supreme Court of Canada Grants Leave to Appeal PIPEDA Case Involving Mortgagor’s Privacy Rights in a Mortgage Discharge Statement Supreme Court of Canada Grants Leave to Appeal PIPEDA Case Involving Mortgagor’s Privacy Rights in a Mortgage Discharge Statement

Privacy
August 26, 2015August 26, 2015

On July 16, 2015, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) granted leave to appeal from the Ontario Court of Appeal (ONCA) decision in Royal Bank of Canada v Trang et al., 2014 ONCA 883, setting up a significant opportu

Federal Court Confirms Difference in US and Canadian Approaches to Acceptable Deviations from Use of Mark As-Registered Federal Court Confirms Difference in US and Canadian Approaches to Acceptable Deviations from Use of Mark As-Registered

Trade-mark
August 26, 2015August 26, 2015

On August 5, 2015, the Federal Court (Court) issued a decision in Padcon Ltd v Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP, 2015 FC 943, dismissing the appeal of Padcon Ltd (Padcon) from a decision of the Registrar of Trade-marks expunging its registration for the mark THE OUTRIGGER STEAKHOUSE AND BAR for non-use.  I

Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario Releases Discussion Paper on Publication of Personal Information Online by Municipalities Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario Releases Discussion Paper on Publication of Personal Information Online by Municipalities

Privacy
August 26, 2015August 26, 2015

On August 4, 2015, the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner for Ontario (IPC) published a new discussion paper entitled “Transparency, Privacy and the Internet: Municipal Balancing Acts” (Discussion Paper).

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News

Amy-Lynne named Best Lawyer's Lawyer of the Year (4th time in 5 years) Amy-Lynne named Best Lawyer's Lawyer of the Year (4th time in 5 years)

August 24, 2015
August 24, 2015

James Kosa and Robert Dewald published in Financier Worldwide Magazine James Kosa and Robert Dewald published in Financier Worldwide Magazine

July 31, 2015
July 31, 2015

Amy-Lynne Williams listed in Expert Guides Best of the Best Amy-Lynne Williams listed in Expert Guides Best of the Best

May 14, 2015
May 14, 2015

Amy-Lynne Williams Named One of 500 Leading Lawyers in Canada - January, 2015 Amy-Lynne Williams Named One of 500 Leading Lawyers in Canada - January, 2015

January 12, 2015
January 12, 2015