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Applications for leave to appeal dismissed - 30 April 2015
  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • Canada
  • April 30 2015

On appeal from the judgment of the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal. Mr. MacDonald, respondent, was prosecuted by indictment and ultimately convicted of


Doing business in Canada
  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • Canada
  • October 22 2014

Unlike the United States, Canada was not created by a unilateral declaration of independence from the colonial occupation of England. There was no


Doing business in Canada - December 2014
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Canada
  • December 2 2014

Canada is a member of a wide network of international treaties that offer protection of investments in Canada to foreign investors from countries


Technology in the workplace - a brief overview
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • July 22 2013

I have trouble programming my television and need my teenage daughter to lend a hand. I also know that I am not alone in this world of rapidly


Your organization needs a social media policy
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • September 16 2013

More than 19 million Canadians check Facebook at least once per month and 14 million check every day. There are more than 200 million active users


My friends are your friends? U.S. court rules that an employer’s myspace “friends” list can be a trade secret
  • Dentons
  • Canada, USA
  • June 22 2012

In a decision that may one day be cited by Canadian courts on the extent of an employer’s rights over its social media properties, the United States District Court for Colorado has ruled that an employer’s MySpace Profile and “Friends” list can qualify as trade secrets


‘Unlike’ social media gaffes not cause to dismiss communications manager
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • December 19 2014

As more people use social media to communicate in and out of the office, social media posts by employees are increasingly a concern for employers. In


Dismissal for Facebook post upheld by arbitrator
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Canada
  • May 9 2014

In Canada Post Corp. and C.U.P.W. (730-07-01912) (2012), the grievor, a postal clerk with 31 years of service, was discharged after management became


The Globe to Jan Wong eat my lunch - arbitrator orders repayment of settlement monies for breach of confidentiality undertaking
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • July 10 2013

Confidentiality is a cornerstone of settlements: no more so than in the workplace. Unless it has a weak case, an employer is generally not motivated


Workplace confidentiality: more about insisting on privacy!
  • Stewart McKelvey
  • Canada
  • May 8 2013

The common law privacy right, or the tort of intrusion upon seclusion, arrived in Canada with Jones v. Tsige. That case arose when a bank employee