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By Marie-Pier Leduc
The Canada Industrial Relations Board recently issued a decision reaffirming its position with respect to essential employees and the maintenance of activities in the event of a strike or a lock-out.
By Barbara Kott
When drafting a will, people expect that their wishes will be respected after they pass away. However, like any other legal document, the validity of a will may be challenged.
By Justin Krikler, David Risling
On April 13, 2017 the Government of Canada introduced a bill aimed at legalizing cannabis for non-medical users.
By Allison Rudzitis, Mustafa Farooq
In the tragic event of the death of an individual, where that individual has made a Will, the executor named under that Will plays an essential role in then administering the estate of the deceased.
By Sarah Levine
A recent decision of the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (the "Commissioner"), finding that analyzing a customer's credit rating does little to help counter insurance fraud...
By Alexander MacDonald
Fixed-term contracts are an important tool for employers. Certain types of employment, such as seasonal or project-based work, are ideally suited to fixed-term employment contracts.
By Sarah Levine, Ryan Trainer
The Alberta Court of Appeal has upheld the contentious decision of the Court of Queen's Bench that in the event of an energy company's insolvency, secured creditors have priority over the costs of...
By Allison Rudzitis
When two or more people own real property together, ownership of that property can take the form of either tenancy in common or joint tenancy.
By Teresa Haykowsky, David Risling, Thomas Ross
On April 20, 2017, Justice Donald Layh of the Saskatchewan Court of Queen's Bench issued a 242 page decision ("Decision") finding that St. Theodore Roman Catholic School Division...
By Teresa Haykowsky, Christopher Lane
Doyle, a Plant Supervisor and Health and Safety Coordinator, was sexually harassed by a work colleague who repeatedly made crude and licentious comments to her.
By Crista C. Osualdini
Life insurance is a familiar product to many of us and can be an element of estate planning that should not be overlooked. It is typically used to either create or preserve wealth and can be used in a variety of ways in structuring an estate plan
By Will Johnston
In Canada, the law imposes an obligation upon owners and general contractors named as "trustee" in a labour and material payment bond ("L&M bond") to provide a copy of the L&M bond upon request by a potential claimant.
By Thomas Ross
As we previously anticipated, yesterday the government announced a process to review changes to the Labour Relations Code and the Employment Standards Code.
By Fred Fenwick, Q.C.
You can imagine how unpleasant it was at the hearing for the disabled person to hear strangers debating just how short their life was doomed to be.
By Bryan Kwan, Teresa Haykowsky
If your school jurisdiction is planning any field trips, or attending any sporting events or conferences in the United States, you are most likely considering the potential effects of Executive Order...
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