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  • No Intrusion, No Seclusion: Employee Privacy Claim Fails

    A recent decision of the Ontario Superior Court confirms that an employer finding out their employee was acting against its interests and then dismissing them is not an intrusion of their privacy. In Wakeling v. Desjardins General Insurance Group Inc., Healey J., was faced with simultaneous motion b … Read more »

  • Snow and Ice? No Notice, No Dice

    Ontario has passed a Bill that will require written notice before a personal injury claim, caused by a slip and fall in snow or ice, can be made. Bill 118 has been enacted as Chapter 33 of the Statutes of Ontario, 2020. The Bill amends the Occupiers’ Liability Act to provide that no action shall be … Read more »

  • Snooping Will Cost You!

    In Alberta, Ms. Franc, a practicum student at the Smith Medical Clinic, was charged pursuant to contravening section 107 of the Health Information Act (RSA 2000, c. H-5).  Ms. Franc pleaded guilty to the three counts of violating the HIA and the Alberta Court issued its decision about the penalty. T … Read more »

  • Work-Home Balance: Privacy Edition

    Everyone has been in a situation when they needed something printed but did not have access to a printer. So what did you do? If you are like me, you probably sent the document to a friend or family member for them to print it. Alternatively, you sent it to yourself to download on your home computer … Read more »

  • Don’t Panic! Plan. – Employers dealing with new termination clause invalidity

    On top of daily changes by the Ontario government to employment law in Ontario during the COVID-19 emergency, the Ontario Court of Appeal has added one more uncertainty employers need to manage. The Court’s June 17, 2020 decision, Waksdale v. Swegon North America Inc., made a significant change to t … Read more »