Archive for August, 2014

Internet Engages Privacy as Anonymity

  • August 16, 2014
  • Clayton Rice, Q.C.

In a judgment released on June 13, 2014, the Supreme Court of Canada unanimously recognized that Canadians have a reasonable expectation of privacy in subscriber information held by their internet service providers. In R. v. Spencer, 2014 SCC 43 Justice…

The Right to Notification

  • August 2, 2014
  • Clayton Rice, Q.C.

A wiretap authorization may only be granted by a superior court judge. The application is made by an agent of the Attorney General of a province or the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness. An agent is specially designated…