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SCC On Recoverable Losses In Tort: How Maple Leaf Meals Impacts Canadian Enterprise – Company/Business Regulation

"Publicity Placing The Plaintiff In A False Light" Is The Newest Privacy Tort In Ontario - Privacy

Unless you’re running a meat processing plant or sandwich franchise, you might think that the recent Supreme Court ruling of 1688782 Ontario Inc. v Maple Leaf Foods Inc. won’t affect your business. This is a mistake. The Maple Leaf Foods case had the potential to extend tort liability for business activities well beyond its historical … Read more

PornHub Proprietor MindGeek Faces Class Motion in Canadian Court docket

PornHub Owner MindGeek Faces Class Action in Canadian Court

The proposed class action lawsuit alleges that MindGeek allowed videos about child exploitation of sex and other non-consensual acts on its subsidiary website, PornHub. MindGeek, the adult entertainment conglomerate best known for its ownership of PornHub, is facing a proposed class action lawsuit accusing it of hosting and distributing videos of child sexual abuse. The … Read more

Is the shortage of a privacy-breach tort on this province ‘anachronistic’? Canadian Underwriter

Is the lack of a privacy-breach tort in this province ‘anachronistic’? Canadian Underwriter

British Columbia courts need to delve deeply into whether the province has a tort for invasion of privacy, a judge on the appeals court suggested in a recent ruling following a data breach at a Vancouver-based financial institution. “Today, personal information has played a vital role in people’s lives, and the failure to recognize at … Read more

Meng defence lawyer accuses Canadian police officer of ‘cover-up’ | Canada

Meng defence lawyer accuses Canadian police officer of ‘cover-up’ | Canada

Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou is fighting extradition to the United States, where she is charged with fraud. A Meng Wanzhou attorney has accused a senior Canadian law enforcement officer of engaging in a “cover-up” while the Huawei executive continued to fight Canada’s extradition to the US. Defense attorney Scott Fenton on Thursday accused Sergeant Janice … Read more

Canadian lawyer, journalist and fairness advocate to talk at digital UBCO occasion about racism within the office – Kelowna Information

Canadian lawyer, journalist and equity advocate to speak at virtual UBCO event about racism in the workplace - Kelowna News

Photo: File photo Interior Health has confirmed another positive case of COVID-19 at Kelowna Secondary School and states this case is ‘unrelated to the exposure announced earlier today, which occurred on November 12.”  In a new release sent out Sunday evening, School District 23 says the person infected was present at KSS on Nov. 9 and 10. … Read more