Public Interest Advocacy Centre

PIAC

Public Interest Advocacy Centre

Type NGO
Website piac.ca
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Location Ottawa, ON Canada Canada
Functions Advocacy, Research
Tags legal services consumer interests
Summary PIAC is a non-profit organization and charity that provides legal and research services on behalf of consumer interests, and, in particular, vulnerable consumer interests, concerning the provision of important public services.


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Publications

PIAC · 17 May 2022 English

The deal is a ‘friendly’ takeover because both the buyers and the sellers want the deal to close; both the Rogers and the Shaw boards of directors have approved the …


PIAC · 27 April 2022 English

NPF-PIAC therefore respectfully request that the Governor in Council issue an Order pursuant to Section 28 of the Broadcasting Act, setting aside the decision or referring it back to the …


PIAC · 15 December 2021 English

PIAC points out that the initial reporting stage under the Policy requires that the Chief of Police report to the Board about “how the AI technology operates;” if the Chief …


PIAC · 15 December 2021 English

Purpose of Act 1.1 The purpose of this Act is to maintain and encourage competition in Canada in order to promote the efficiency and adaptability of the Canadian economy, in …


PIAC · 10 December 2021 English

We also request that the Agency extend the comment period for the Consultation on a proposed Guideline on Appropriate Products and Services for Banks and Authorized Foreign Banks (Suitability Consultation) …


PIAC · 2 October 2021 English

PIAC is aligned with DoT in urging the Governor in Council to send CRTC 2021-130 back to the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (“CRTC” or “Commission”) to review the MVNO …


PIAC · 9 September 2020 English

Finally, we note for the Commission that we have communicated this Application to the federal Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada, and to the privacy commissioners of Ontario and …


PIAC · 9 September 2020 English

Effective COVID-19 contact tracing is an essential element of any potential successful public health response to the pandemic.17 In the words of the World Health Organization (“WHO”), “(c)ontact tracing is …


PIAC · 4 May 2020 English

This application asks the Commission to clarify that TSPs must follow the privacy requirements of the Telecommunications Act, to require all TSPs to notify the Commission of any steps taken …


PIAC · 20 September 2018 French

iii Résumé Il est certain que l’avènement des cryptomonnaies, il y a moins d’une décennie, et leur croissance rapide, du point de vue de leur valeur et de leur utilisation, …


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