March 23, 2015;  Dena N. Varah

Administrative lawyers and regulators should take note: in Swart v. College of Physicians and Surgeons of Prince Edward Island the Prince Edward Island Court of Appeal provided express guidance in the prosecution of complaints against doctors.

March 12, 2015;  Anne E. Posno, Chris Kinnear Hunter

On an appeal from a Rule 21 motion, the Court of Appeal ruled that the Personal Health Information Protection Act, S.O. 2004, c. 3, Sch. A (PHIPA) does not create an exhaustive code precluding a civil action for intrusion upon seclusion.

January 21, 2015;  Rebecca Jones

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice has reinforced the principle that a person's privileged communications with his or her lawyer should be strictly protected, except in narrow circumstances.