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Course Name Privacy Law in Canada
Course Code PCS 6162
Course Credits 6.0
Pre/Anti-requisites Pre-requisite: PCS 6161P - Privacy and Data Security from a Legal, Business and Technological Perspective, or equivalent background knowledge in Privacy and Cybersecurity law. Anti-requisite: LAW 6162 - Privacy Law in Canada
Course Description

This course will focus on the statutory aspects of privacy law in Ontario by sector, with references to other Canadian jurisdictions and some key international players, such as the EU and US. It will cover the application of the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) to the private sector, the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA) and the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA) to the public sector and the Personal Health Information Protection Act (PHIPA) to the health sector. This course will also consider private law remedies for breach of privacy such as the tort of intrusion upon seclusion and statutory rights of action as well as international and comparative approaches to privacy.

Upcoming Offerings

Not currently scheduled

Specialization Privacy and Cybersecurity
Status Required
CPD Hours Eligible LSO CPD: 12h Substantive Professional LLM courses may be eligible for CPD/MCLE credits in other Canadian jurisdictions hours. To inquire about hours and credit eligibility, please email cpd@osgoode.yorku.ca
NCA Status N/A

All courses and schedules are subject to change.