OpenMedia.ca has created a fantastic tool to help you make a request for access to your personal information from Canadian telecom providers. You can take steps to protect yourself from unwanted intrusions into your privacy. This can start with requests for access to your information stored by companies. If you are concerned about protecting your privacy, like many other Canadians, then you can learn more by taking a look at the Fact Sheet: Privacy Legislation in Canada from the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada.
Lately, there has been a lot of media coverage related to Canada's new anti-spam legislation ("CASL") that is beginning to come into effect tomorrow, July 1st, Canada Day! If you want some more information about CASL, you can check out the Canadian government's anti-spam website.
Matthew J. Van Den Hooven
Matthew is a lawyer based in Nanaimo, B.C. Please note that the accuracy of the information in this blog is not guaranteed and that the law does change. It is not a replacement for independent legal advice. Contact Matthew to arrange for an appointment today.