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Canadian Privacy Regulators Clarify Requirements for Mobile Apps

Jul 5, 2022

A recent joint investigation of Canadian privacy commissioners provides guidance for organizations using mobile apps.

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Developers Beware: Changes to O. Reg. 242/08 Under the Endangered Species Act and What They Mean for Projects Already Underway

Jul 5, 2022

Companies may be affected by updated requirements under the Endangered Species Act, including prohibitions on harming new species at risk and related exemptions.

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Federal Government Proposes New Act to Reinforce Critical Cyber Security in Canada

Jul 5, 2022

Bill C-26, An Act respecting cyber security, would do two things: amend the Telecommunications Act and enact the Critical Cyber Systems Protection Act.

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Certified Today, Dismissed Tomorrow: Ontario Court Dismisses Automotive Class Action after Successful Certification

Jun 29, 2022

An Ontario court has dismissed a proposed class action against an automobile manufacturer on the merits for alleged false claims after certification.

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Forecast 2022: Expected Changes to the Canadian Patent Rules (Part 2)

Jun 29, 2022

Canadian patent practices related to "excess claim fees" and RCEs come into force on October 3, 2022. Is your business ready?

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Round One of Competition Act Amendments Passed; National Security Review Regime Amended

Jun 27, 2022

New amendments to the Competition Act were passed today as part of the budget implementation bill.

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Privacy Reform is on the Table Once More: Canada Introduces the Digital Charter Implementation Act, 2022

Jun 22, 2022

New federal privacy legislation has been introduced. If passed, Bill C-27 will materially change the legal landscape for privacy and data protection in Canada.

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Plan for the Ban: Canada Announces Timeline for Single-Use Plastics Prohibition

Jun 22, 2022

Canada's final Single-use Plastics Prohibition Regulations have been published and come into effect on December 20, 2022

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Canada’s Greenhouse Gas Offset Credit System Creates Green Incentives for Regulated Facilities (Update)

Jun 21, 2022

Canada has published the Greenhouse Gas Offset Credit System Regulations establishing a system for projects preventing or removing GHGs from the atmosphere.