Employee v. Independent Contractor: Still A Fine Line

The other day I was reviewing recent decisions of the Saskatchewan Courts for new cases in the area of employment law and the Court of Appeal decision in Farmers of North America Incorporated v. Bushell, 2013 SKCA 108 caught my…

Human Rights in Condominiums

To understand how much of an impact condominium living is having on the Saskatchewan landscape, one needs only drive through some major city centres. Townhouse and apartment style condominiums are going up in every new neighbourhood, and in older neighbourhoods…

How Private Are Employer-Provided Electronic Devices?

Employers often provide employees with computers, tablets and smart phones to use while performing their duties. These are usually intended to fulfill their job responsibilities, but personal activities sometimes occur – checking personal email, online shopping and banking, posting on…