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- ItemOpen AccessEmployer Access to Your Social Media Life(Legal Resource Centre of Alberta Ltd. (LRC), 2012-05) Bowal, Peter; Beckie, JoshuaThe article discusses the legal issues related to social media in Canada. It mentions that employers may argue that the law imposes few restrictions on the employee recruitment and selection process and in accessing the social media accounts of employees. However, the human rights legislation requires them to refrain from asking questions concerning the personal information of the applicants which are related to a prohibited ground of discrimination such as sexual orientation, gender, and race.
- ItemOpen AccessInternational Corporate Political Corruption: the Case of Niko Resources Ltd.(2012-07) Bowal, Peter; Beckie, JoshuaThe article presents a case study of Canadian gas company Niko Resources Ltd., which allegedly bribed Energy Minister Mosharraf Hossain of Bangladesh. Hossain was expected to decide on the reparations for Niko, following the accidental explosion caused by its operation of drilling for gas in Bangladesh in January 2005. Niko pleaded guilty in a courtroom in Calgary, Alberta to violating section the "Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act" on June 23, 2011, six years after the bribe happened.
- ItemOpen AccessWhatever Happened to...David Chen and Citizen Arrests(Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta (CPLEA), 2014-09-05) Bowal, Peter; Via, Ivan; Beckie, Joshua