• You can keep child pornography on your work laptop

    Catchy title, right? Just keep reading…   In the last few months, I’ve had several clients send me a blog or an opinion regarding the R. v. Cole, 2012 SCC 53, the Supreme Court of Canada which ultimately always begins with “Employees Can Expect Privacy on Employer Owned Computers”, scaring most of my clients into […]

  • Social Media and Privacy (Updated Thoughts)

      On December 16th, a client of ours (@PeterATSmart) tweeted out the following link titled, “Guidelines for Social Media Background Checks – December 2011” which came from the Office of the Information and Privacy Commission of Alberta.   Coles Notes version of the link: Under privacy laws, organizations can only collect personal information that a […]