Leons Privacy case may go to Supreme Court
Last April the Alberta Court of Appeal overturned an Alberta Privacy Commissioner ruling and decided that Leons furniture store was justified in collecting driver's license and license plate information from customers picking up furniture. The decision and some of its reasoning was counter to the that typically espoused by various privacy commissioners. The Alberta Privacy Commissioner has asked for leave to appeal the descision to the Supreme Court of Canada. Having the SCC weigh in here might lead to some clarity on this issue.
More detail and links to background material is in this post by David Fraser.