Whose AUTOCAD Is It, Anyway?

Contractor’s electronic design of home renovation held to belong to contractor and not homeowners In Evans and Hong v. Upward Construction, Judge S.M. Merrick of the British Columbia Provincial Court presided over a contract dispute that turned on ownership of … Continue reading

Video Can Kill the Credibility Star

Nova Scotia Court of Appeal formulates principles to govern trial decisions to allow video testimony In R. v. S.D.L., the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal heard an appeal from a conviction for various sexual offences against a child, who was … Continue reading

PIPEDA Not Complete Code

Resolution of investigation by Privacy Commissioner not barring tort action The British Columbia Supreme Court commented on the nature of the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) with its decision in Tucci v Peoples Trust Company. The underlying … Continue reading