Successfully represented an intervenor at the Supreme Court of Canada in the leading workplace privacy case – R v Cole.
Successfully argued that an employer’s use of personal data in a legal proceeding was not a breach of existing privacy law.
Upheld the use of video surveillance in plywood mill.
Represented a major healthcare organization on a privacy matter before the Court of Appeal of Ontario.
Successfully argued before the Information and Privacy Commissioner on behalf of a school board that text message data created on employer-issued phones but stored on third party servers fell outside the custody and control of an institution under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.
Successfully argued at a labour arbitration that a long-term care home’s discharge of an employee was for cause based on the employee’s comments on social media disparaging coworkers and breaching patient privacy.
Represented a municipality in a case involving the public’s right of access to information about the location of an employee.
Successfully represented a gaming company in judicial review of a freedom of information appeal.
Represented an association of public hospitals in arguing that courts should defer to the Personal Health Information and Protection of Privacy Act legislative regime.
Successfully defended a university in a grievance challenging the university’s outsourcing of its email system to the cloud.