The Supreme Court of Canada recently dismissed an appeal from the Ontario Court of Appeal’s decision Pieresferreira v. Ayotte, 2010 ONCA 384. Given that the Supreme Court declined to provide reasons for their dismissal of the appeal, it appears that the tort of negligent infliction of mental distress will remain unavailable in the employment context. For more details of this case, please see the Fall 2010 Edition of the L&E News.