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Stop Snooping: Alberta Privacy Commissioner Finds Employee Snooping Results in Real Risk of Harm

Canada - September 20 2022 In a recent breach notification decision, the Alberta Privacy Commissioner found that a real risk of significant harm arose after four employees were…

Julia Loney, Kristen Shaw

Lessons learned from Alberta’s Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner (OIPC) 11-Year Report

Canada - September 20 2022 On May 1, 2010, Alberta became one of the first North American jurisdictions to require organizations to notify individuals affected by privacy…

Julia Loney, Kristen Shaw

Alberta Court Upholds “4-Week” Termination Clause

Canada - February 1 2022 In Lawton v Syndicated Services Inc., the Provincial Court of Alberta upheld a termination clause in an employment contract that limited the…

Paul Boshyk

Mandatory Mask Policy Does Not Breach Human Rights Act

Canada - September 9 2021 In Szeles v Costco Wholesale Canada Ltd., the Chief of the Commission and Tribunals (the "Chief") of the Alberta Human Rights Commission (the…

Paul Boshyk

Changes to Alberta’s Workers’ Compensation Act Take Effect

Canada - April 8 2021 A number of amendments to Alberta's Workers' Compensation Act (the "WCA") took effect on April 1, 2021. These amendments to the WCA, along with…

Julia Loney