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The court weighs in: termination for social media misconduct
  • Bennett Jones LLP
  • Canada
  • September 2 2015

Over a decade had passed since Ellen Simonetti, dubbed the "Queen of the Sky" was fired by Delta Air Lines after her infamous "Diary of a

Applications for leave to appeal dismissed - 17 September 2015
  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • Canada
  • September 17 2015

Following a motorcycle accident, the respondent was treated by the applicant, an orthopedic surgeon, for a fracture to his right wrist. A full

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

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

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

Facebook, MySpace, Twitter and blogs: how to manage social media at work
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • April 29 2011

A recent article in the Globe and Mail described how Canadians spend on average approximately 43.5 hours a month on the Web, which is almost twice the worldwide average of 23.1 hours

Keep your Facebook comments to yourselfor better yet, don’t put them out there at all!
  • Stewart McKelvey
  • Canada
  • July 16 2014

The grievor was a crane operator with three years seniority. He complained about a co-worker (a "stocker") on Facebook. Other co-workers who were

Bargaining in bad faith finding upheld by Supreme Court of Canada
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Canada
  • July 24 2014

A very recent Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) decision, Canadian Artists' Representation v National Gallery of Canada, considered the parameters of the

The global employer: the social media issue
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Russia, Singapore, Spain, United Kingdom, USA, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands
  • September 25 2012

Social media is changing the way that we communicate, work and do business, wherever we are in the world

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