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Recent Ontario case revisits tort of invasion of privacy – intrusion upon seclusion

In its June 2012 decision in Jones v. Tsige, the Ontario Court of Appeal established the tort for the invasion of personal privacy – “intrusion upon seclusion”. One employee sued another for having accessed her personal information over a period of four years. Jones and Tsige both worked for the Bank of Montreal but at

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Privacy breach by employee could have price tag for employer

A recent certification of a class action in the case of Evans v. Bank of Nova Scotia highlights the potential liability that Ontario employers can face for privacy breaches by their employees. Two years ago, the Ontario Court of Appeal (in the case of Jones v. Tsige) recognized the tort of intrusion upon seclusion in

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