Be it confidential client records, marketing strategies, unpublished patent applications, or source code, employees in Canada have a common law duty to maintain the confidentiality of confidential information
The new Qualifying Disbursement rules will give some charities (with certain objects) some more flexibility when dealing with non-qualified donees in Canada and outside of Canada. At the same time, the anti-avoidance provision passed at the same time will make it more difficult in many cases for registered charities to deal with non-qualified donees.
Recently, an accountant was ordered to repay her employer for engaging in time theft. In Besse v Reach CPA Inc., the employer submitted evidence via time-tracking software proving that the employee had engaged in time theft while working remotely.