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Raising the Stakes: New Developments in Canadian Privacy Torts
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • September 1 2016

In today's information economy, organizations are increasingly engaged in the collection and use of individuals' personal information. This data is


Ontario Court of Appeal Lifts Stay of Claim on Cross-Border Securities Class Action
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • August 26 2016

The Ontario Court of Appeal recently reconsidered its decision (the "Original Stay Appeal") to stay a securities class action claim in Canada, on the


Polluter Pays? Ontario v. British Columbia
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • August 17 2016

Often cited as a foundation of environmental law in Canada (and elsewhere), the "polluter pays" principle posits that polluters should (at least at


First in Class: Independent Contractor Class Action Certified in Canada
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • August 16 2016

On July 27, 2016, an Ontario court certified a class action against Just Energy, a natural gas and electricity retailer, in which 7,000 of its sales


2016 Global Data Breach Notification Guide
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada, France, Ireland, United Kingdom, USA
  • August 1 2016

In your jurisdiction, are there legal requirements for organizations to provide notice of a breach of security for personal data or other company


Reinstatement awarded in disability discrimination case
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • August 1 2016

The Ontario Court of Appeal recently upheld a human rights tribunal's decision to reinstate an employee where the employer had failed to accommodate


Arbitration. Enforcement of Award. Ontario Superior Court dismisses Canada’s application to have NAFTA arbitration award set aside on the basis that the tribunal exceeded its jurisdiction.
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • July 19 2016

On February 16, 2016, the Ontario Superior Court dismissed an application by the Government of Canada to set aside a $19 million arbitration award


Supreme Court of Canada: A Dismissal “Without Cause” is an “Unjust Dismissal” (Part III of the Canada Labour Code)
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • July 15 2016

On July 14, 2016, the Supreme Court of Canada confirmed that most federally-regulated, non-union employees can only be dismissed for "just cause"


“Magic Lady” fails in Constitutional Challenge
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • July 12 2016

On May 26, 2016, the British Columbia Provincial Court dismissed Rashida Samji’s request for a stay of criminal fraud charges in R v. Samji. The


The Pendulum Swings Back: The Court of Appeal Rules Termination Clause Valid Despite Silence on Benefits Continuation
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • June 30 2016

A recent decision of the Ontario Court of Appeal (ONCA) has provided clarity in the debate over the validity of termination clauses in employment