Can we conduct credit checks on all employees before hiring?

There has been some discussion about conducting credit checks on all employees before they are hired at our company. Is this legal? Is there anything we need to be aware of before we proceed?
By Brian Kenny
|Canadian Employment Law Today

Question:

There has been some discussion about conducting credit checks on all employees before they are hired. Is this legal? Is there anything we need to be aware of before we proceed?

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