In this blogpost we overview five pieces of new or upcoming Ontario legislation and discuss how they may impact your sport organization. There are also important new reporting obligations under the Personal Information and Electronic Documents Act (“PIPEDA”), which is federal legislation, and those … [Read more...] about Ontario Legislative Updates in 2019 (plus new PIPEDA reporting obligations)
Building on the March 25 posting by LeeAnn Cupidio, we wanted to delve a little further into the somewhat confusing situation faced by Registered Canadian Amateur Athletic Associations (RCAAAs) regarding the applicability of the Canada’s Anti Spam Legislation (CASL). Of particular interest is … [Read more...] about CASL Part II – What it Means for RCAAAs
Should organizations make discipline decisions and sanctions public knowledge? We often act as a neutral third party to handle an organization’s internal disputes, such as appeals or discipline decisions. After a tribunal (either a single decision-maker or a panel of decision-makers) hears both … [Read more...] about Discipline Decisions – To Disclose or Not to Disclose?
Recently the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada released its annual report to Parliament on the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA). PIPEDA sets the ground rules for the management of personal information in the private sector - and the Privacy … [Read more...] about PIPEDA Review Should Focus on “Networked Publics”
By LeeAnn Cupidio and Steven Indig If your organization does not have a technology policy in place to deal with the use of electronic devices such as work-issued computers, Blackberrys and cell phones, now is the time to get one. For those organizations savvy enough to have one, it no doubt needs … [Read more...] about Private Information on Work Computers and the Need for Clear Policies and Procedures
Recently there was outrage in Saskatchewan when a fake Facebook account purportedly belonging to Saskatoon Blades' hockey star Brayden Schenn posted racist comments demeaning Aboriginals. The Saskatoon Blades responded to the public outcry by banning its players from having Facebook … [Read more...] about Saskatoon Blades (and Blades’ Fans) Get It Wrong on Facebook