Tamara Hunter Discusses the Constitutionality of Canada’s Privacy Laws

Source: Nymity Inc.

October 10, 2012

Tamara Hunter appears in "The Constitutionality of Canada's Privacy Laws – An Infringement of the Charter?" – part of the Nymity Privacy Interviews with Experts series.

Tamara Hunter, head of the Davis LLP Privacy Law Group, answers questions on the Alberta Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA) stemming from an Alberta Court of Appeal case in a recent interview. 

Reviewing United Food and Commercial Workers, Local 401 v. Alberta (Information and Privacy Commissioner and Attorney General of Alberta), 2012 ABCA 130, Hunter provides background on the union activity that gave rise to questions on the constitutional validity of the Alberta PIPA in relation to the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.

She also analyzes key elements of the court ruling and opines on the implications this case may have on Canadian organizations.

Read the full Q&A in the Nymity Privacy Interviews with Experts series here.