Region: Canada

AggregateIQ challenges ICO jurisdiction

GDR can reveal that AggregateIQ, the target of the UK’s first known enforcement decision under its GDPR framework, claims that the Information Commissioner's Office lacks jurisdiction over the Canadian company and is unlawfully trying to retroactively apply its new powers.

01 October 2018

Pressure mounts on Canada to extend privacy rules to political parties

A Canadian privacy commissioner has found that it has no jurisdiction to enforce privacy rules on a provincial political party, just days after federal and state privacy commissioners called on the government to introduce legislation to cover data handling by political parties.

26 September 2018

Lacking bite

Reform may be on the way for Canada’s private sector data privacy landscape, following concerns that its enforcement regime lacks teeth.

06 September 2018

Canada’s top court rejects data access appeal

23 August 2018

Canadian court refuses to put Equifax class action on hold

17 May 2018

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