Wendy Wagner is a partner in Gowling WLG's Ottawa office and leader of the firm's Privacy & Data Protection Group. Her practice focuses on international trade, privacy, access to information and defamation. In her international trade practice, Wendy advises on trade and investment agreements, export controls, sanctions/embargoes and customs compliance. She appears on trade-related matters before the Canadian International Trade Tribunal and the Federal Court of Canada. In her privacy practice, Wendy advises on data protection and compliance with federal and provincial privacy laws applicable to the private sector and health information privacy laws. She assists companies conduct privacy impact assessments/audits, draft privacy compliance policies/programs and draft contractual provisions to protect employee and customer data. Wendy advises on cross-border data transfers and successor obligations and assists companies report and manage data breach incidents. She has created anti-spam compliance policies/programs for life sciences companies, retailers and associations. Wendy has appeared as counsel in defamation lawsuits and media and access to information-related matters in the superior courts, the Ontario Court of Appeal, the federal courts, and the Supreme Court of Canada.
On May 1, 2015, Chorus Aviation Inc. acquired Voyageur Airways, a private company based in North Bay, Ontario. Voyageur is a Transport Canada approved air operator and an integrated provider of specialized aviation services, including contract flying operations both internationally and domestically, and offers advanced engineering and maintenance capabilities.