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Thursday, May 17 • 09:00 - 10:15
Will the Right to be Forgotten come to Canada?

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What is the future of the "right to be forgotten"? Is the answer to be found here, in Canada? With its own modern Charter of Rights and Freedoms, Canada is neither European nor American. Its laws reflect both civil and common law traditions. How Canada addresses the "right to be forgotten", therefore, will have influence and ramifications around the world. Hear from experts on the topic - from Canada and around the world?

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Paul Schabas

Partner, Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
Toronto based media lawyer - libel, privacy, censorship, copyright, intermediary liability, jurisdiction, human rights. Litigation partner at Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP. I regularly act for Canada’s major media free expression matters and have been counsel on many leading media... Read More →

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María Paz Canales

Executive Director, Derechos Digitales
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Christian Leblanc

Intellectual Property and Media lawyer, Fasken Martineau DuMoulin
Christian Leblanc practices in Intellectual Property, with a particular emphasis on pharmaceutical patent cases. He also practices in media law, communications and defamation. He has an extensive knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry, including regulatory aspects, market access... Read More →
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Mark Stephens

Partner: Head of Media Law and Regulatory, Howard Kennedy
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Daniel Therrien

Privacy Commissioner of Canada

Thursday May 17, 2018 09:00 - 10:15 EDT