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The Investigator's Legal Handbook
by Gordon Scott Campbell


Le manuel juridique de l’enquêteur
par Gordon Scott Campbell


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  • Advice and training to business, organizations, governments and individuals concerning privacy, information security and access legal obligations and rights under federal and provincial law, including the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA), Fighting Internet Spam Act, Privacy Act and Access to Information Act.
  • Development of privacy and data protection policies, compliance with industry codes of conduct and reduction of liability exposure for privacy & information security obligations.
  • Representation in responding to government demands for information, subpoenas for testimony or documents at inquiries and other tribunal or court proceedings, search and seizure and electronic surveillance.
  • Advocacy before government officials and the courts on appeals under the Access to Information Act, responding to or advancing claims before the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada, as well as trial and appellate itigation in federal and provincial courts.
  • Policy development concerning privacy and information security issues like international transborder data transfers.



  • Litigated judicial review, trial and appellate privacy law matters up to level of Supreme Court of Canada.
  • Advised the Attorney General of Canada, Attorney General of Ontario, RCMP, Canada Revenue Agency and Canada Border Services Agency as well as numerous other federal and provincial government departments and law enforcement agencies on privacy, information security and access law.
  • Served as Canada’s Director of E-Business Development with Industry Canada, responsible for privacy, information access and security policy connected to Information Communication Technologies (ICT) utilized by business, including directing Canada’s relations on e-business at the World Trade Organization (WTO), Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum and the G8/G20.
  • Author of the The Investigator’s Legal Handbook (Toronto: Thomson Carswell, 2006), Le manuel juridique de l’enquêteur (Cowansville, QC: Yvon Blais, 2010) and articles like “Emerging Issues of the Internet and Canadian Criminal Law” 3 Can. Crim. L.R. 101




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