In a judicial review, the Federal Court upheld the decision of the Public Sector Integrity Commissioner ("Commissioner") not to investigate a complaint under whistle blower legislation – the Public Servants Disclosure Protection Act, S.C. 2005 c. 46 ("Act") -- on the grounds of a 6-year delay.
The Liquor Control Board of Ontario has lost a protracted dispute with the Information and Privacy Commissioner ("IPC") over its right to collect the personal information of wine club members in the recent case of Liquor Control Board of Ontario v. Vin De Garde Wine Club, 2015 ONSC 2537.
In summer 2013, Bell announced the November launch of its Relevant Ads Program (RAP). RAP involved the use of Bell customer personal information for the purpose of delivering targeted ads to Bell customers. Bell would charge a fee to advertisers engaged in the program.
On an appeal from a Rule 21 motion, the Court of Appeal ruled that the Personal Health Information Protection Act, S.O. 2004, c. 3, Sch. A (PHIPA) does not create an exhaustive code precluding a civil action for intrusion upon seclusion.