‘No Tort of Harassment for You!’

“The common law in Ontario has proven relatively adept at developing new torts, in particular in the area of privacy law, to change and adapt to relatively stagnant or unsatisfactory statutory developments. Although the tort of intimidation has long been recognized as giving rise to a cause of action, as affirmed in cases such as Tran v University of Western Ontario, the status of the tort of harassment has been much more divided. …” (more)

[Omar Ha-Redeye, Slaw, 17 March]

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