Notification of reasons for dismissal

Should an employer disclose issues contributing to termination even if not the main reason?
By Stuart Rudner
|Canadian Employment Law Today


When summarily terminating an employee who has performance issues, is it acceptable to not say anything regarding the nature of the reasons for being terminated and just say the company has decided to go in another direction? Should we disclose some of the issues even if they aren't the main reason for termination?