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A roadmap for summary judgment in Alberta
  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • Canada
  • January 7 2016

In Hryniak v. Mauldin (Hryniak), the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) opened the door for courts to grant summary judgment whenever the record provides

Data Privacy and Security: A Practical Guide for In-House Counsel 2017 Edition
  • Bryan Cave LLP
  • Canada, Global, USA
  • January 31 2017

Five years ago few legal departments were concerned with - let alone focused on - data privacy or security

Employee information and social media: what should employers do?
  • Rubin Thomlinson LLP
  • Canada
  • September 20 2012

A case that made the papers late last week, is a good example of why employers should not believe everything they see or hear about an employee from social media or that is communicated to them electronically

The HR space: Facebook can be an unfriendly place
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • September 18 2012

While the summer has come and gone, employees’ photos of their summer activities may not be

Doing business in Canada
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • September 17 2012

Unlike the United States, Canada was not created by a unilateral declaration of independence from the colonial occupation of England

Facebook passwords not an appropriate background checking tool, Ontario Human Rights Commission warns
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • April 12 2012

In recent weeks, several U.S. job candidates reported that prospective employers had requested their Facebook passwords in order to secure personal details about them

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

Are employers in British Columbia and Alberta stepping outside privacy boundaries in requesting access to a job applicant’s social media profile?
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • April 5 2012

There has always been a legitimate need for employers to screen job applicants, but the widespread use of social media have taken vetting to a new level that sometimes crosses the line into invasion of privacy

Privacy & reference checks Ontario IPC speaks
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • May 7 2012

The Ontario Information & Privacy Commissioner (OIPC) has published booklet regarding social media and reference checks, entitled “Reference Check: Is Your Boss Watching? The New World of Social Media: Privacy and Your Facebook Profile“

The impact of social media on privacy: why you need a social media policy
  • Stewart McKelvey
  • Canada
  • August 1 2014

One of the first social media confidentiality cases arose out of a health care employment relationship. In CAW-Canada, Local 127 (J.C.) v