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SCC Rules Debtors Impliedly Consented to Disclosure of Mortgage Discharge Statement

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On November 17, 2016, the Supreme Court of Canada (the “SCC”) released its decision in Royal Bank of Canada v. Trang, 2016 SCC 50. This case involved the proper interpretation of certain disclosure exceptions in the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act, S.C. 2000, c.5 (“PIPEDA”). Writing for a unanimous court, Justice Côté overturned… Continue Reading