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New Privacy Tort a Potential Concern for Employers
  • Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti LLP
  • Canada
  • May 6 2016

The Ontario Superior Court in the recent decision of Doe 464533 v N.D., 2016 ONSC 541 (“Doe”), introduced a privacy tort (“public disclosure of

Treat Yo’self! (But Not on the Employer’s Dime)
  • Rubin Thomlinson LLP
  • Canada
  • April 21 2016

If you are a Parks and Recreation fan like me, you remember the “Treat Yo’Self Day” episodes featuring Tom and Donna, two of the employees of Pawnee

The SCC Monitor (19042016)
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • April 19 2016

The SCC recently granted leave to appeal from the judgment of the B.C. Court of Appeal in Douez v. Facebook (“Douez”), which likely garnered

DOJ v. Apple: Key Lessons for Employers
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada, USA
  • April 7 2016

The U.S. Justice Department announced last week that they were dropping their court action in which they sought to compel Apple to create a backdoor

Keep It To Yourself: Ontario Court Introduces Tort of Public Disclosure in Doe v D, 2016 ONSC 541
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • February 16 2016

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice in Doe v D (“Doe”) recently introduced the tort of “public disclosure of private facts”, expanding the scope of

IPC Orders the Release of Email Sent From City Councillor’s Personal Account
  • Aird & Berlis LLP
  • Canada
  • February 4 2016

Municipalities and their councillors are advised to pay close attention to a recent decision of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario

New Privacy Tort: Public Disclosure of Embarrassing Private Stuff
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • January 29 2016

Privacy law is responding to disturbing social trends on the internet. Last week, in Jane Doe 464533 v. N.D. (“Doe“), the Ontario Superior Court

Canadian Businesses Increasingly Face Privacy Breach Class Actions Absent Traditional Forms of Damages
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • December 16 2015

Two privacy breach class actions recently certified against the Federal Government Condon and John Doe demonstrate a timing dilemma

Bringing Home to Work: Expansion of Employees' Privacy in Workplace Emails
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • December 9 2015

When the Supreme Court of Canada released its decision in R v Cole, 2012 SCC 53, which found that an individual's workplace computer was protected

  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • Canada
  • November 19 2015

De minimis non curat praetor : cet ancien adage juridique signifie que le juge ne doit pas s'occuper des causes insignifiantes. Sa portée a semblé