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Limiting claims for breach of privacy?

August 11, 2021 By Brian Babcock Privacy rights are fundamentally important. This has been confirmed by the Supreme Court of Canada in Douez v. Facebook, Inc where privacy rights are described as having “quasi-constitutional status”. That decision dealt with claims of breaches of British Columbia’s Privacy Act, not common law claims for damages in tort. […]

Judgment after Default

August 11, 2021 By Brian Babcock You sue somebody because they owe you money, or have caused you damages. They do not defend. What do you do next? The answer depends upon the nature of your claim. If you have a “liquidated claim”, you note the defendant in default, file some documents, and the Registrar […]