In the matter of the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act of North American retailer Groupe Dynamite, Justice Kalichman of the Superior Court of Québec rendered a judgment on the obligation of a debtor to pay post-filing rent in a context where it cannot use leased premises as a result of COVID-19 government decrees.
Over the last two decades, British Columbia’s courts have consistently held that there is no common law tort for breach of privacy (or intrusion upon seclusion) in British Columbia because of the similar statutory cause of action under the Privacy Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 373.
Criminal record checks are just one type of background check. Other background checks can include checks on identity, educational and professional qualifications, employment history, credit history, lawful entitlement to work in Canada and social media presence.