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Union expresses privacy concerns over proposed locomotive cameras
Sharon Bauer
Sharon Bauer of Toronto’s Wolfe Lawyers Professional Corporation said courts 'will weigh an employee’s privacy interest versus an employer’s safety and security interest.'

Monday, September 18, 2017 @ 12:16 PM

A union representing railway employees alleges proposed government legislation on rail safety contains a “landmark privacy violation” — an argument legal observers say may have some merit. ... [read more]

Manitoba toughens court security Kristin Dangerfield

Monday, September 18, 2017 @ 03:29 PM

Two years ago a Winnipeg lawyer lost her right hand when she opened a mail bomb sent to her law office. In the wake of that incident and a series of bomb threats and suspicious packages delivered to court facilities, Manitoba’s Court Security Act was reviewed. Now, the provincial government has passed amended legislation to increase court security. ... [read more]

Nova Scotia justice rebukes police involvement in custody battle Julia Cornish

Monday, September 18, 2017 @ 09:43 AM

The Supreme Court of Nova Scotia, Family Division, was recently asked to rule on the custody of a young child. In the process of rendering that decision, Associate Chief Justice Lawrence O’Neil publicly reprimanded three police forces that played a role in keeping the whereabouts of the mother and the child a secret. ... [read more]