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Facing discipline for Facebook postings
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • April 27 2012

More than ever, Facebook and other social media networks serve as a means of communication and a source of information


Applications for leave to appeal dismissed - 25 June 2015
  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • Canada
  • June 26 2015

On appeal from the Court of Appeal for British Columbia. The applicant, Ms. Maguire, opposed the development of a composting facility by the


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


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


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


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


Facebook posting about co-worker workplace harassment
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • July 11 2013

In a recent case the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal (the "Tribunal") found that a Facebook posting about a co-worker's Mexican heritage was prohibited


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


Show me the money: a sports agency and its former employee take the (non-)competition into the courtroom
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • November 8 2011

Hollywood's portrayal of sports agencies presents a world that is dramatic and cut-throat, with ambitious sports agents competing for the chance to represent talented athletes


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