Blogues de Miller Thomson

Grâce à ses blogues, Miller Thomson décrit sur un ton plus informel certaines perspectives juridiques au Canada. Lire ici les divers points de vue.

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Juries Behaving Badly

22 août 2018 | Lyndsay Reuvers-Hone

Blogue : Droit des assurances

Jury duty is an – often dreaded – civic duty central to the justice system in Canada.  A juror’s duty is to listen to the evidence and argument, and to deliver an independent, impartial decision based on the case presented...

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Canadian Privacy Commissioner Says Public Profiles Are Private

17 août 2018 | Imran Ahmad, Katherine Barbacki, Alexia Magneron

Blogue Cybersécurité de MT

On June 12, 2018, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner (“OPC”) [1] released its report [2] into Profile Technology Ltd.’s (“Profile Technology”) use of “publicly available” Facebook profiles. The OPC concluded that Profile Technology had not obtained the necessary consents from individuals...

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Nemchin v. Green: The Deduction of Collateral Benefits at Trial

13 août 2018 | Chris T.J. Blom

Blogue : Droit des assurances

The plaintiff was injured in a car accident in 2010. The trial in 2017 led to a jury verdict of $125,000 in general damages and $600,000 in future loss of income. The plaintiff did not seek an award of past...

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Where a Plaintiff is Ordinarily Resident Outside of Ontario, Under What Circumstances will a Court Order Security for Costs?

7 août 2018 | Teneil MacNeil

Blogue : Droit des assurances

General Legal Principles Rule 56.01 of the Rules of Civil Procedure, R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 194 provides that the Court, on motion by a defendant in a proceeding, may make an order for security for costs where it appears that the...

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Canada Tables First Federal Accessibility Legislation

7 août 2018 | Inna Koldorf

Blogue du secteur du droit du travail et de l'emploi au Canada

Following in the footsteps of Ontario, Manitoba and Nova Scotia, the federal government recently introduced the Accessible Canada Act (the “Act”), aimed at bringing down barriers in federal organizations for individuals with disabilities. The new Act defines “barriers” to include...

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PIPEDA and the Digital Privacy Act – Application to Pension Plans?

7 août 2018 | Kim Ozubko

Blogue matinal : Régimes de retraite

Part II of II As discussed in our most recent blog post, much attention has been given recently to the Digital Privacy Act[1] and the changes that will come into force later this year under the Personal Information Protection and...

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Artificial Intelligence Revolution and the Insurance Industry

31 juillet 2018 | Sandra L. Hawes

Blogue : Droit des assurances

The information revolution has had an undeniable impact on society, as did the industrial revolution before it.  Now artificial intelligence is poised to be the next revolution that will have an immense impact on our society from our personal lives...

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California Passes New Privacy Law

30 juillet 2018 | Imran Ahmad, Katherine Barbacki

Blogue Cybersécurité de MT

As of January 1, 2020, organizations around the world who process personal data of California residents will be required to comply with the new provisions of the California Civil Code, as amended by the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018...

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Bring Your Own Device (to Work): Benefits and Challenges

25 juillet 2018 | David Tsai, Vivian Hua

Blogue du secteur du droit du travail et de l'emploi au Canada

Mobile devices are pervasive – indeed, it is becoming exceedingly rare to find a workplace that does not incorporate the use of mobile devices in its day-to-day operations in some fashion. While there are several ways companies can integrate mobile...

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“Scanty” Evidence Failed to Establish a Plaintiff’s Entitlement to Recover Interest on Loans Borrowed for the Purpose of Litigation

24 juillet 2018 | Fareeha Qaiser

Blogue : Droit des assurances

In Isbister v. Delong, 2017 BCCA 340, the British Columbia Court of Appeal upheld a trial judge’s decision that the plaintiff was not entitled to recover, as special damages, interest on money she borrowed from her lawyers. Facts of the...

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