In 2017, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice reiterated the importance of character of employment in Skov v G&K Services Canada, in which the character of the plaintiff’s employment was in question.
Perhaps because they are intangible assets, many organizations overlook and fail to protect domain names. Domain names provide powerful opportunities to be used proactively as a branding sword. Domain name registration and maintenance can also act as a shield to protect trademarks and prevent bad actors from causing reputational damage and extorting the organization.
On July 23, 2020, the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario released a fact sheet regarding privacy concerns associated with working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic.