Represented a number of school boards in a judicial review before the Divisional Court relating to obtaining employee information held at another government institution in order to pursue litigation in the U.S.
Successfully represented a major financial institution in a guardianship dispute before the Ontario Court of Appeal.
Successfully represented a public health unit in a judicial review of a decision of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario before the Divisional Court and the Ontario Court of Appeal. Leave to the Supreme Court of Canada is currently being sought.
Represented numerous institutions under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act in appeals before the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario.
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.