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Applications for leave to appeal dismissed - 16 June 2016
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • June 16 2016

The applicant has a lengthy criminal record involving domestic violence. A jury found the applicant guilty of unlawful confinement and assault


Cheque Yourself: Who Bears the Risk of Employee Fraud?
  • Langlois Lawyers LLP
  • Canada
  • April 15 2016

In its recent decision in Teva Canada Limited v. Bank of Montreal, the Ontario Court of Appeal revisited defences available to banks under the Bills


2015: The SCC year in review
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • December 31 2015

The SCC determined that the federal criminal laws are inapplicable to physician-assisted Dying. The Court decided that s. 241(b) of the Criminal Code


Applications for leave to appeal dismissed- 14 May 2015
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • May 14 2015

On appeal from the Court of Appeal for British Columbia. Mr. Lilgert was the officer in charge of the operation and navigation of the Queen of the


Applications for leave to appeal dismissed - 23 April 2015
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • April 23 2015

On appeal from the Court of Appeal for British Columbia. In 2007, the applicant was charged with, and convicted of, sexual assault after having


Recent Ontario case revisits tort of invasion of privacy intrusion upon seclusion
  • Rubin Thomlinson LLP
  • Canada
  • November 24 2014

In its June 2012 decision in Jones v. Tsige, the Ontario Court of Appeal established the tort for the invasion of personal privacy - "intrusion upon


Employer liability for privacy breaches by employees
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • September 24 2014

A class action was recently allowed to proceed in Ontario against a major bank after one of its employees admitted to accessing and disclosing to


Privacy law litigation in Ontario - from the bank to the hospital and beyond
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Canada
  • September 22 2014

Health information is generally regarded as among the most sensitive of personal information. Even members of the Millennial Generation, who


A higher price tag on privacy? An Ontario court certifies a class action for breach of privacy
  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
  • Canada
  • July 17 2014

Organizations that collect or handle personal information are generally aware that they have an obligation to protect that information from loss or


Privacy breach by employee could have price tag for employer
  • Rubin Thomlinson LLP
  • Canada
  • July 4 2014

A recent certification of a class action in the case of Evans v. Bank of Nova Scotia highlights the potential liability that Ontario employers can