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The Constitution Act, 1867 has suddenly become a hot topic in a range of industries across Canada. In R. v. Comeau, a unanimous decision ...
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On April 16, 2018, the Government of Alberta introduced Bill 12: Preserving Canada's Economic Prosperity Act (Bill 12 or the Act).
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An informal eighth round of negotiations regarding the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) took place in Washington D.C. the week of April 9
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On February 9, 2018, the Canada Border Services Agency issues its Statement of Reasons in support of its January 25, 2018, preliminary determination ...
Duhaime Law
President Trump issued an Executive Order imposing economic sanction on the initial coin offering ("ICO") by the Government of Venezuela, called the Petro Coin (the "Petro ICO").
Anyone who watches "The Big Bang Theory" knows about Schrödinger's cat. The cat was both thought to be dead and thought to be not dead at the same time. There is a similar paradox for Canadian companies who sell to the United States and/or China.
Miller Thomson LLP
Duties are calculated by multiplying the tariff rate by the value for duty. GST applicable at the border is based on the duty paid value of the imported goods, that is the sum of the value for duty and the applicable customs duty.
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Ontario's new legislation governing international commercial arbitration, the International Commercial Arbitration Act, 2017, came into force on March 22, 2017, replacing the International Commercial Arbitration Act previously in place.
On March 28, 2018, the Wynne Government of Ontario promulgated a regulation, the "Suppliers from New York" Regulation, O.Reg 117/18, to prevent the Ontario Government from buying steel from the State of New York.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
On March 20, 2018, Canada began the first round of negotiations towards a comprehensive Canada-Mercosur free trade agreement (CMFTA).
Torys LLP
The 11 countries part of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) signed the deal on March 8 in Santiago, Chile.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
On March 8, 2018, Canada signed the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), an agreement between the 11 remaining signatories to the Trans-Pacific Partnership ...
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
This has significant impacts for Canada's steel, aluminum and related industries.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
U.S. President Donald Trump signed a proclamation this afternoon, formally implementing the 25 per cent tariffs on steel imports and 10 per cent tariffs on aluminum imports as discussed below.
McMillan LLP
Our previous bulletin on the provisional application of the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) and its many benefits highlights that labour mobility...
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On April 16, 2018, the Government of Alberta introduced Bill 12: Preserving Canada's Economic Prosperity Act (Bill 12 or the Act).
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The Supreme Court of Canada's spring term begins on April 16, 2018. Chief Justice Wagner has already put his stamp on the Court ...
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On April 5, 2018, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) published CSA Staff Notice 51-354 Report on Climate change-related Disclosure Project, which reports the findings of their project...
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On March 14, 2018, the Honourable Justice Penny of the Ontario Superior Court released a decision granting a US$2.6-billion judgment to the SFC Litigation Trust for fraud and breach of fiduciary duty in its action...
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Ms. Karren Stefanyk was injured after she was startled by a dog outside of a Sobeys grocery store. Ms. Stefanyk sued the dog's owner, the landlord, and Sobeys Capital Incorporated ("Sobeys").
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The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) announced on March 27, 2018, the initiation of six policy projects aimed at reducing regulatory burdens for non-investment fund reporting issuers
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For close to three months, M&A lawyers and other capital markets participants had been anxiously awaiting the release of written reasons from the Ontario Securities Commission ("OSC") ...
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