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In the fall of 2014, Quebec’s Commission d’accès à l’information, which is responsible for overseeing Quebec’s private sector data protection legislation, ruled that the province’s law applied to Rogers Communications Inc., a federally regulated company. The company had been the subject of a complaint that it had violated Quebec’s data protection law when it required new cellular phone subscribers to provide two pieces of identification, and then recorded the identification numbers on the furnished ID…

Class action law suits for breach of privacy are becoming increasingly common in Canada. For example, the B.C. Supreme Court, the Ontario Superior Court, and Newfoundland and Labrador Supreme Court have all recently certified class action law suits in relation to alleged privacy breaches. The use of the class action law suit can be a useful solution to some of the problems that plague the victims of privacy breaches. These difficulties include: 1) The lack…

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