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Ghomeshi: not just an employee, also a public figure

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (“CBC”) fired Jian Ghomeshi after receiving certain information precluding CBC from continuing to employ him. Ghomeshi then turned to his personal Facebook page to issue a statement claiming he was fired due to fears of a scandal resulting from his sexual behaviour. He also claims that his private life is nobody’s business and […] Read more

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When is it acceptable for an employer to search into its employees’ electronic emails or computer equipment? Part 2 of 2

I recently published an article with Patrick Gingras on this topic. The article is entitled “Accéder ou ne pas accéder au matériel informatique de son employé, telle est la question” (which translates to: “To access or not to access its employees’ technological devices: That is the question”). The article is in French so I have summarized […] Read more

Publications

When is it acceptable for an employer to search into its employees’ electronic emails or computer equipment? Part 1 of 2

I recently published an article with Patrick Gingras on this topic. The article is entitled “Accéder ou ne pas accéder au matériel informatique de son employé, telle est la question” (which translates to: “To access or not to access its employees’ technological devices: That is the question”). The article is in French so I have summarized […] Read more

Press

Appareil portatif perdu – Pas de cryptage pour les données de 52 000 clients

Quoted as privacy and IT law expert L’appareil portatif perdu par un employé de l’Organisme canadien de réglementation du commerce des valeurs mobilières (OCRCVM) et contenant les informations personnelles de 52 000 investisseurs canadiens provenant de 32 firmes de courtage n’avait pas de système de cryptage. Pourtant, les politiques mêmes de l’OCRCVM obligent deux niveaux de […] Read more

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Les dangers des réseaux sociaux – Conseils et vie au travail

Interviewed as social media expert on the liability of employees blogging or posting content on online social networks Les réseaux sociaux sont pratiques pour se faire de nouveaux «amis». Mais ces sites d’échanges peuvent aussi être traîtres et planter un poignard dans le dos des travailleurs, qu’ils soient employés ou patrons. Une insulte de moins […] Read more