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  • Monday, April 22, 2019

    Monday, April 22, 2019

    Apr 22, 2019


    OBA Award Recognizes Gender Equity

    LSO Voting Issues

    SCC’s Gascon To Retire

    Schabas Becomes Judge

    Law Times Poll

  • Technology in cars accelerating, with privacy pondered

    Technology in cars accelerating, with privacy pondered

    Mar 11, 2019

    Technological development in vehicles that are becoming increasingly connected to the digital world is outpacing the laws developed to protect the privacy of consumers, say lawyers.

  • Facial recognition technology raises concerns

    Facial recognition technology raises concerns

    Mar 11, 2019

    Toronto criminal defence lawyer Jordan Donich says he has concerns about the possible uses of facial recognition technology.

  • Open banking explored in Canada

    Open banking explored in Canada

    Mar 11, 2019

    Privacy and security considerations loom large as Canada explores the open banking concept that has already been adopted by the European Union and the United Kingdom, say lawyers.

  • Privacy protection at issue in pot purchases

    Privacy protection at issue in pot purchases

    Mar 11, 2019

    Protecting the identity and financial information of those who purchase marijuana is one of the primary concerns of the nascent retail market for recently legal marijuana, say lawyers.

  • Privacy of documents at border under question

    Privacy of documents at border under question

    Aug 6, 2018

    Recent guidelines about searches of electronic devices at Canadian and U.S. borders have reinforced lawyers’ need to protect privileged information on their digital devices when crossing the border.

  • Lawyers voice concerns about biometrics expansion

    Lawyers voice concerns about biometrics expansion

    Jul 9, 2018

    On July 31, the Canadian government will require biometric information from travellers to the country from Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Travellers from Asia, the Asia Pacific and the Americas will be required to give the information starting Dec. 31.

  • Monday, July 2, 2018

    Monday, July 2, 2018

    Jul 2, 2018


    New Treasurer For LSO

    Ruling On Class Action

    Courthouse Tour

    Law Times Poll

  • Child rights advocates applaud OCA ruling

    Child rights advocates applaud OCA ruling

    Jun 25, 2018

    The Ontario Court of Appeal has ruled that all litigation records with the Office of the Children’s Lawyer for a child client are not subject to freedom of information legislation even if it is not material protected by solicitor-client privilege.

  • Connected devices can lead to security risks

    Connected devices can lead to security risks

    May 14, 2018

    An Ottawa lawyer says the makers and sellers of internet-abled devices are not governed by any particular provincial or federal legislation to ensure those gadgets are secure.

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