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Divisional Court Overturns Certification of Class Action for Breach of Privacy

Canada - April 8 2022 For nearly a decade, a nurse repeatedly viewed healthcare records of patients in order to steal prescription medication from a hospital. The access to…

Kevan Hanowski

AHRC decision provides guidance to employers on assessing disability and religious based exemption requests and takeaways for employer COVID-19 policies

Canada - December 4 2021 On November 12, 2021, the Chief of the Commission and Tribunals (the “Chief”) in Alberta issued a decision in favour of a mandatory mask policy, which…

Danielle Douglas, Shana Wolch

A Face-off: New Privacy Class Actions target facial recognition software

Canada - September 3 2020 Class actions based on privacy legislation are becoming more common. And while many privacy class actions involve data breaches, sometimes new…

Patrick Williams

In Pursuit of an Integrated Risk-based Approach to Mining Oversight: BC Introduces Proposed Amendments to the Mines Act

Canada - July 10 2020 The BC government has introduced proposed changes to the Mines Act (the Act) in Bill 6 (Mines Amendment Act, 2020), which passed its First Reading in…

Selina Lee-Andersen