14-16 mai 2018

A reality check on two tiered health talk on the campaign trail (CBC News)
Colleen Flood, Faculty of Law, talks about the two tier health system and the impact it will have on the Ontario election.

Feds' Bill C-76 privacy changes 'insufficient,' and a missed opportunity to make long-called-for reforms, say critics (Hill Times)
Teresa Scassa, Faculty of Law, says privacy-related changes in Bill C-76 lack substance and fail to meet standards of 'fair information practices.'

John Ivison: Even Kenney can't hide alternative to carbon tax (Fredericton Daily Gleaner)
Stewart Elgie, Faculty of Law, comments on the past federal environmental laws.

Feds expect to brand less than one per cent of info requests as vexatious (Kelowna Daily Courier)
Duff Conacher, Faculty of Law, comments on the federal agencies that expect to refuse to process an estimated 275 Access to Information requests from Canadians annually under proposed new powers to reject overly broad or vexatious applications.

Info commissioner finally rules on complaint - 10 years later (CBC News)
Amir Attaran, Faculty of Law and Medicine, is calling for the abolishment of the office of the information commissioner of Canada, after his complaint investigation took more than 10 years to complete.

How worried should parents be about apps and websites collecting children’s data? (Globe and Mail)
Florian Martin-Bariteau, Faculty of Law, explains why parents should be worried about apps and websites collecting children’s data.

NDP MP Moore likely had no choice but to defend herself by offering intimate details of sexual encounter with Afghanistan veteran, say observers (Hill Times)
This article mentions Michelle Flaherty, Faculty of Law, the investigator concerning the allegations against Erin Weir for engaging in harassing behavior towards women.

Critics slam Trudeau Liberals' bill to ease corporate crime penalties (Global News)
Penelope Simons, Faculty of Law, comments on the proposal by Justin Trudeau's government of allowing companies to escape serious criminal charges in certain cases of wrongdoing.

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