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Recent Ontario case revisits tort of invasion of privacy intrusion upon seclusion

  • Rubin Thomlinson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • November 24 2014

In its June 2012 decision in Jones v. Tsige, the Ontario Court of Appeal established the tort for the invasion of personal privacy - "intrusion upon

Employer liability for privacy breaches by employees

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • September 24 2014

A class action was recently allowed to proceed in Ontario against a major bank after one of its employees admitted to accessing and disclosing to

Privacy law litigation in Ontario - from the bank to the hospital and beyond

  • Davis LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • September 22 2014

Health information is generally regarded as among the most sensitive of personal information. Even members of the Millennial Generation, who

A higher price tag on privacy? An Ontario court certifies a class action for breach of privacy

  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • July 17 2014

Organizations that collect or handle personal information are generally aware that they have an obligation to protect that information from loss or

Privacy breach by employee could have price tag for employer

  • Rubin Thomlinson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • July 4 2014

A recent certification of a class action in the case of Evans v. Bank of Nova Scotia highlights the potential liability that Ontario employers can

Proactive monitoring: lack of employee oversight leads to the certification of the first privacy class action based on the novel tort of “intrusion upon seclusion”

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • June 23 2014

On June 6, 2014, the Ontario Superior Court certified the first privacy class action based on the novel tort of "intrusion upon seclusion"

Stolen customer data results in Ontario's first certified privacy class action

  • Bennett Jones LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • June 12 2014

Businesses that collect personal information have an added incentive to monitor employees handling customer data - Ontario's first class action

BC bank botches investigation

  • Rubin Thomlinson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • May 8 2014

"CIBC was cavalier, insensitive, and reckless. They forged ahead with a termination for cause based on inaccurate and incomplete information despite

Claim for damages for breach of privacy

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • February 16 2012

The Ontario Court of Appeal has created a new cause of action

Suing for snooping privacy intrusion actionable in Ontario

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • January 23 2012

In Jones v. Tsige, the Court of Appeal for Ontario recently ruled that there is a tort of “intrusion upon seclusion” in this province and awarded $10,000 in damages to a woman whose banking records were surreptitiously accessed by a fellow employee