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Google attempted end run around Canadian courts fails, rules BC Judge in Equustek case
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • April 17 2018

On April 16, 2018, a judge of the British Columbia Supreme Court dismissed Google’s motion to vary or set aside the global injunction against it that


BC Court of Appeal Rules Absolute Privilege Precludes Claim for Breach of Privacy
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • March 27 2018

In British Columbia, alleged breaches of privacy are actionable in court only under the Privacy Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 373. In a departure from the


Disclosing a Litigant’s Private Information during Judicial Proceedings is not a Privacy Breach
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • March 13 2018

It has long been settled that in civil actions, the public interest in getting at the truth will, absent special circumstances, trump the litigants’


BC Court of Appeal clarifies employee’s duty to mitigate and necessary deductions for “avoided”, and “avoidable”, loss
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • March 8 2018

In Pakozdi v. B & B Heavy Civil Construction Ltd., 2018 BCCA 23, the British Columbia Court of Appeal addressed the treatment of replacement income in


Earnings from a SecondSide Job Constitute Mitigation Income (Sometimes)! The HR Space
  • Fasken
  • Canada
  • March 7 2018

Where an employee consults on the side or has a second job, can such income post-termination count as mitigation income? According to the B.C. Court


BC Court of Appeal Rules Absolute Privilege Precludes Claim for Breach of Privacy
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • March 5 2018

In British Columbia, alleged breaches of privacy are actionable in court only under the Privacy Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 373. In a departure from the


Supreme Court of Canada decision broadens scope of human rights protection in employment
  • DLA Piper
  • Canada
  • February 26 2018

In a landmark decision released on December 15, 2017, the Supreme Court of Canada determined that the British Columbia Human Rights Code protects


Canada Announces Two New Initiatives To Hold Companies Accountable For Human Rights Violations Abroad
  • Littler Mendelson PC
  • OECD, Canada
  • February 13 2018

The Canadian Government recently announced two new initiatives to “strengthen Canada’s approach to responsible business conduct for Canadian companies


Prepaid Cards: Deposit Accounts? Or Something Else? Answer: It depends.
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • February 9 2018

As new FinTech companies and traditional financial service providers look for new ways to provide financial services, the limits of our existing


American Citizen Secures Aboriginal Rights in Canada
  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • Canada
  • February 7 2018

The British Columbia Supreme Court (BCSC) affirmed in R. v. DeSautel (DeSautel) that the constitutional protection of aboriginal rights in s. 35 of