Ontario Court of Appeal Recognizes Privacy Tort for the First Time

An article summarizing the case can be found here. The Ontario Court of Appeal identified the following elements of the tort: The conduct must be intentional or reckless; The defendant must have invaded, without lawful justification, the plaintiff’s private affairs or concerns; and A reasonable person would regard the invasion as highly offensive, causing distress,…


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