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Common law privacy rights: Ontario Court of Appeal recognizes invasion of privacy tort

Canada - January 27 2012 The Ontario Court of Appeal in the case of Jones v. Tsige, 2012 ONCA 32, has explicitly recognized a common law tort for invasion of a person`s right to privacy, specifically the right to seclusion of one’s private affairs from the public eye – a legal issue that remains uncertain in some parts of Canada.