Danny Alcorn

Sociétaire | Saskatoon

306.667.5626

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A double-take on double-tracking: Takeaways from the privacy investigation into the Tim Hortons’ app

A recent investigation report into Tim Hortons, co-authored by the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (« OPC« ), Commission d’accès à l’information du Québec, Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Alberta, and Office of the Information and Privacy...

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Dealing with employees’ off-duty conduct

Employers are increasingly faced with public pressure to discipline employees who engage in offensive conduct or who post offensive content online while off-duty. Employers must balance this public pressure with their duties and obligations to their employees. Determining what to...

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Is refusing to get vaccinated just cause for termination in the non-unionized workplace?

As workplaces around the country implement employee vaccination policies in response to the pandemic, the obvious question arises of what can be done to enforce them. A well-crafted policy will include provisions on what discipline may apply to employees who...

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Responding to cyber-attacks – lessons for Saskatchewan municipalities from recent data breaches

Privacy concerns are at the forefront of our increasingly digital world, with cybercrime such as ransomware, business email compromise and phishing attacks becoming a noticeable risk for organizations. It is essential for municipalities to understand their minimum responsibilities under Saskatchewan...

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Privacy Commissioners: Privacy laws not a barrier to effective COVID-19 response, emphasize compliance when using contact tracing apps

The COVID-19 pandemic has created an unprecedented challenge for federal and provincial governments and other public health organizations in Canada. To respond in a timely and effective manner, government organizations require greater access to, and an enhanced ability to use,...

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