Category Archives: Privacy

Balancing Freedom of Expression and the Privacy of Child Victims

By: Hasna Shireen PDF Version: Balancing Freedom of Expression and the Privacy of Child Victims Case Commented On: R v Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, 2016 ABQB 204 (CanLII) The Court in R v Canadian Broadcasting Corporation allows the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) … Continue reading

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Vagueness in FOIPP: Can Citizens Effectively Access Their Personal Information?

By: Lynn Anderson PDF Version: Vagueness in FOIPP: Can Citizens Effectively Access Their Personal Information? Case Commented on: Edmonton (City) v Alberta (Information and Privacy Commissioner), 2016 ABCA 110 The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, RSA 2000, c. … Continue reading

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Solicitor-Client Issues and the Information and Privacy Commissioner

By: Linda McKay-Panos PDF Version: Solicitor-Client Issues and the Information and Privacy Commissioner Case Commented On: University of Calgary v JR, 2015 ABCA 118 (CanLII) The Alberta Court of Appeal (per Justice Russell Brown, with Justices Myra Bielby and Patricia … Continue reading

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Alberta Introduces Amendments to PIPA

By: Ronaliz Veron PDF Version: Alberta Introduces Amendments to PIPA Bill Commented On: Bill 3, Personal Information Amendment Act, 3rd Sess, 28th Leg, Alberta, 2014 On November 15, 2013, the Supreme Court of Canada held in Alberta (Information and Privacy … Continue reading

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Access vs Privacy: A Mounting Rivalry

By: Ronaliz Veron PDF Version: Access vs Privacy: A Mounting Rivalry Case Commented On: Covenant Health v Alberta (Information and Privacy Commissioner), 2014 ABQB 562 Covenant Health v Alberta, 2014 ABQB 562, addresses a difficult power struggle that can develop … Continue reading

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