November 21, 2014

Alberta’s Privacy Commissioner, Jill Clayton, comments on the recently proposed amendments to Alberta’s Personal Information Protection Act (Bill 3):

“I am pleased the government brought these amendments to the legislature quickly as the importance of private sector privacy legislation in Alberta cannot be overstated,” said Information
and Privacy Commissioner Clayton. “I believe the amendments address the issues raised by the Supreme Court while, at the same time, balancing the need to protect the privacy interests of


More on the Aboriginal law appeal I mentioned yesterday and the SCC’s decision to grant leave:


An interesting post by Doug MacLeod covering some recent constructive dismissal cases. The post only covers Ontario cases, but still:


Talk radio hosts in Chicago find out via Twitter during a commercial break that the station is shutting down and they are out of a job. Naturally, not the best way for employees to find out they have been terminated:

Tribune Media, owners of WGN, launched the area’s first sports talk radio FM station in February. It didn’t work. Yesterday the news broke that The Game 87.7 would be shut down at year’s end. Hosts Alex Quigley and Ben Finfer and update anchor Julie DiCaro learned the news on Twitter during an ad break in yesterday afternoon’s show. Here’s what went down after they came back on the air.

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