Proposed Ontario Private Sector Privacy Law

On June 17, 2021, the Ontario government has released a white paper with proposals for a new private sector privacy laws. The white papers follows an initial consultation process that began in August 2020. Comments on the white paper are… Read More ›

Problematic Ontario Pawnbrokers Act to be repealed

An interesting nugget in the Ford government’s recently introduced Bill 66, titled “Restoring Ontario’s Competitiveness Act, 2018” is Schedule 2, which repeals the Pawnbrokers Act. The repeal of the Pawnbrokers Act will end legislation that has, for more than 100… Read More ›

Police records check law now in force in Ontario with last-minute changes

On November 1, 2018, the Police Record Checks Reform Act, 2015 (Ontario) came into force with little fanfare. There was a last-minute change that has important procedural implications and limits the situations in which “double consent” is required from the… Read More ›

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