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By Sarah Levine
ENvironnement JEUnesse ("ENJEU"), a Quebec-based environmental youth group, has commenced a class action lawsuit in the Superior Court of Quebec.
By James Lingwood
In 2018, provincially regulated employers saw significant changes to provincial employment standards legislation such as found in Bill 17 (Alberta), Bill 176 (Quebec). and Bill 148 (Ontario).
By McLennan Ross LLP
In an earlier article, we warned of the risk of loss of lien rights if a transfer of land occurs during construction. A 2018 court decision reminds us that there is also a risk of loss ...
By Hugh McPhail, Q.C.
In an announcement released on November 29th, Suncor confirmed that it has made an agreement with the union representing its Fort McMurray employees that allows it to proceed with random alcohol and drug testing...
By Ainslie Fowler
In Funk v. Wawanesa Mutual Insurance Company,[1] the Court of Appeal overturned the decision of the lower Court' that physical contact with an "unidentified automobile" was not required to qualify...
By Daniella Lyman
The Supreme Court of Canada upheld a blanket prohibition on assisted dying in its 1993 decision Rodriguez v. British Columbia (AG)[1], in which the Court stated that aiding or abetting a person...
By Kate Whittleton, Graham McLennan
Auditors' liability suffered a significant setback late last year with the release of the Supreme Court of Canada's decision in Deloitte & Touche v. Livent Inc. (Receiver of) ("Livent").
By Hugh McPhail, Q.C.
Until now, appeals of orders under the Employment Standards Code were heard by Provincial Court judges.
By Michael Barbero
The Supreme Court of Canada has granted leave to appeal in Resolute FP Canada Inc. v. Her Majesty the Queen, signaling a desire by the top court to bring clarity to indemnity clauses between contracting parties...
By McLennan Ross LLP
By Order in Council dated October 24, 2018, the Alberta Labour Relations Board has made the following appointments and reappointments, all for 3-year terms
By Sarah Levine, JoAnn Jamieson
On October 11, 2018, the Supreme Court of Canada handed down a 7-2 decision, ruling that Canada's federal lawmakers do not have a duty to consult with Indigenous peoples before tabling legislation in Parliament...
By McLennan Ross LLP
After much waiting, speculation and anticipation, we now know that the law permitting usage of recreational cannabis will take effect on October 17, 2018
By Eric Appelt, Peter Major QC
Many business people are familiar with the basic requirements of an enforceable contract; clear offer and acceptance, some form of value given ...
By Justine Bell
Recently, Alberta's Court of Queen's Bench held a multi-peril contract of insurance did not cover damage sustained to the structural integrity of a parkade.
By Hugh McPhail, Q.C.
In less than a month, possession of cannabis will become legal. October 17th is the date chosen by the federal government to make this profound change for Canadian society
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