Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
Notwithstanding extensive original consultation, the Federal Court of Appeal in ‘Namgis First Nation v Canada determined that rapidly evolving science identifying novel adverse impacts triggered a fresh duty to consult regarding a fish transfer licence.
One of the most controversial aspects of the Access Act and the Private Sector Act for the research sector is the often lengthy and uncertain process researchers must go through to gain...
A recent decision of the Supreme Court of British Columbia under the Societies Act (the "Act") reminds directors to follow closely the bylaws of their society when calling members' meetings...
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
On July 21, 2020, Bill 195 (the Bill) received royal assent.
On July 16, 2020, the Province of British Columbia (the "Province") introduced a repayment framework (the "Repayment Framework") for residential landlords to recover unpaid rent and utilities...
Measures implemented in July by governments across Canada to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic continue to be focused on re-opening businesses and services...
McLeish Orlando LLP
Being involved in any form of motor vehicle collision can be devastating and deadly. Collisions can leave you or a loved one with life-altering injuries.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, strict guidelines have been put in place regarding visitors at long-term care homes.
On March 13, 2020, visits were restricted in long term care homes and other residential care settings to reduce the spread of COVID-19.
Last week, we wrote about the Federal Court's latest judicial review which sheds light on how courts may view eligibility of patents for Canada's recently introduced Certificates of Supplementary Protection (CSPs).
Aird & Berlis LLP
As the world continues to focus on the ongoing effects of COVID-19 and plan for an eventual recovery, many have noticed a seismic shift in Canada's privacy laws.
Bennett Jones LLP
Bill 32 passed its final reading on July 28, 2020, and received Royal Assent on July 29, 2020.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
In 2019, the Autonomous Vehicle (AV) industry experienced significant technological and regulatory advances that shifted the promise of the deployment of fully autonomous AVs. ...
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Au premier trimestre de 2020, plusieurs rapports importants ont été publiés par des acteurs canadiens du secteur des véhicules connectés et autonomes (VCA)...
The Environmental Assessment Act ("EAA") currently requires the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry ("MNRF") to consider the environmental impacts of projects within Provincial Parks and Nature Reserves.
The Environmental Assessment Act currently requires the Ontario Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks ("MECP") to consider the environmental impacts of Ministry of Transportation ("MTO") projects.
The Province's reform of its environmental assessment program largely focuses on reducing process and consultation for environmental assessments but preserves specific consultation rights for Indigenous communities.
Ontario's Bill 197 - now passed into law as the COVID-19 Economic Recovery Act, 2020 (S.O.2020, c.18) makes major changes to Ontario's 1975 Environmental Assessment Act (EAA).
Ontario has announced that the Toronto and Peel Region Public Health Unit regions will proceed to Stage 3 of reopening, effective 12:01a.m. on Friday, July 31, 2020.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Un important rapport international sur la gouvernance responsable des technologies de recherche des contacts liés à la COVID-19...