Grace Shaw practises administrative and public law with an emphasis on privacy and data protection. Her practice is an equal balance of advice and advocacy.
Developing creative, practical strategies, Grace helps startups and established companies navigate the often complex network of government agencies, commissions and tribunals. She advises clients in the transportation and technology sectors on a range of regulatory matters, including those governed by the Personal Information Protection Act, the Canada Transportation Act and the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.
Grace has been involved in various administrative and regulatory proceedings, including arbitrations, appeals and judicial reviews in court. She recently provided counsel and drafted submissions in connection with an investigation launched by the Privacy Commissioner.
Privacy Commissioners find Clearview AI's use of facial recognition software on images it scraped from the Internet to be in breach of privacy laws.
The Ontario government launched public consultations to guide their modernization of private-sector privacy laws within the province.
Global privacy authorities published a letter to remind video teleconferencing companies of their obligations regarding user's privacy.
Bill 188 made significant amendments to PHIPA, which affect technology companies, and potentially insurers, who provide access to personal health information.
A summary of notable amendments to the federal Bank Act and Insurance Companies Act that Bill C-4 (CUSMA) will bring into force.
Focusing our discussion on significant advancements, findings and key takeaways, we will present a “Year in Review” session that will cover many of the notable developments that occurred in 2019.
On June 11, 2019, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (“OPC”) published a reframed discussion document (the “Reframed Discussion”)
The law is clear that there is no absolute right to use cannabis at work, even with a prescription. However, the issue gets complicated by other key factors.
Recent case law from Ontario confirms that a party seeking to rely on parts of privileged document cannot simultaneously claim privilege over the same document.
The Supreme Court of Canada Affirms WCAT is Owed Curial Deference
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