Keynote Address: The Common Law Privacy Tort: Its Development and Its Future 

Nov. 13, 2020
Online

CBA Access to Information and Privacy Law Online Symposium

Keynote Address: The Common Law Privacy Tort: Its Development and Its Future

Presented by the CBA Privacy and Access Law Section

COST
CBA members: $55
CBA Young Lawyer Members (<5 years): $40
CBA Student members: $10
Non-members: $220
Government: $110
Plus applicable taxes

This session will be presented in English. Registrants will receive an on-demand recording following each webcast. This is the 7th webinar in the CBA Access to Information and Privacy Law Online Symposium.


FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 11:00 AM TO 12:00 PM ET

11:00 am – 11:05 am Presentation to the Winner of the CBA Privacy and Access Law Section Student Essay Contest

Presenter: Lorne Randa, CBA Privacy and Access Law Section Honourary Member-at-Large

Read Ilya Berlin's winning paper, entitled "Le Projet de Loi C-59, la cybersécurité et les enjeux liés au recueil des ensembles de données par le Service canadien du renseignement de sécurité (SCRS)"

11:05 am – 12:00 pm Keynote Address: The Common Law Privacy Tort: Its Development and Its Future

Sponsored by
Go easy Inc

The Honourable Robert Sharpe, Distinguished Jurist in Residence, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto and Member, Arbitration Place (Toronto, ON)

The Honourable Robert Sharpe, who recently retired from the Ontario Court of Appeal, will review the development of the common law privacy tort from its initial application of “intrusion upon seclusion” in Jones v. Tsige through to the courts’ adoption of all four of its potential categories. Mr. Sharpe also will provide some insight as to what he sees as the future scope of common law privacy remedies.

 

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