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Exemplary award for invasion of privacy: in the wake of the decision Veilleux v. Compagnie d’assurance-vie Penncorp
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • November 12 2008

On February 8, 2008, the Court of Appeal of Québec increased to $125,000 the award of exemplary damages against the Penncorp Life Insurance Company for filmed surveillance deemed inappropriate and abusive


SCC to consider spiritual beliefs under the Charter and Section 35
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • March 24 2016

The decision of the BC Court of Appeal ("BCCA") in Ktunaxa Nation v. British Columbia (Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations) was a novel


No requirement to accommodate store manager who could not serve customers the HR space
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • March 25 2015

Most employers are familiar with the duty to accommodate employees who suffer from disabilities to the point of undue hardship. In the recent case


Landmark bid-rigging trial pushes boundaries of technology in the courtroom
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • April 2 2015

The judiciary across Canada is watching R v Dowdall et al., in which Fasken Martineau acts for two of the defendants. The ongoing criminal


Charge to the jury in R. V. Durward: trial judge provides guidance in Canadian bid-rigging and federal procurement law
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • July 23 2015

On April 26, 2015 the jury issued 60 "not guilty" verdicts for the six individuals and three corporations who stood accused in the 8 month long R v


A “routine” pre-employment background check? There’s no such thing
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • February 12 2009

In 1990, a 21-year-old woman was caught shoplifting


When is a suspension not a suspension? When it's a constructive dismissal
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • April 1 2015

When is a suspension not a suspension? Sounds like the start of a bad joke. However, in a recent decision, the Supreme Court of Canada explained


Aggravated or Punitive Damages - Not Automatic in Cause Cases The HR Space
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • December 8 2016

In wrongful dismissal actions, employees who are terminated for cause often claim that they should be awarded aggravated andor punitive damages, in


Important lessons for business from Fasken Martineau’s recent victory in a major criminal bid-rigging trial
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • June 3 2015

On April 27, 2015, Peter Mantas and Pat McCann secured a victory in a major criminal bid-rigging trial. This communique will provide you with some


Not all changes equal constructive dismissal the HR space
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • June 4 2015

The Supreme Court of Canada set out the test for determining whether or not an employee has been constructive dismissed in 1997 in Farber v. Royal