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By John Stefaniuk
On April 19, 2016 the Alberta Court of Appeal released its decision in Re: Redwater Energy Corporation. Redwater was an oil and gas developer in Alberta.
By Terra Welsh
On October 13, 2016, the Supreme Court of Canada denied leave to appeal an Ontario Court of Appeal decision which ordered an employer to pay a former employee 37 months of salary and benefits following termination.
By Stefan Drew
If more than one person owns the business, it is very common that the owners prefer to withdraw money from the business at different times.
By Stephen Beernaert
The hopes and dreams of employers and job seekers are often in full display during the recruitment process.
By Sacha Paul, Catherine Hamilton
In Canada, legislative responsibilities are split between the federal and provincial level of government.
By John Stefaniuk
On February 29, 2016 a judge of the British Columbia Provincial Court ordered Teck Metals Ltd. to pay a $3 Million penalty.
By Jennifer McRae
As of March 15, 2016 most visa-exempt foreign nationals, including tourists, business people, foreign workers and students, travelling to or transiting through Canada by air must have an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) electronically linked to their passport in order to board a plane.
By Melissa Beaumont
Employment law in Manitoba is regulated by a combination of contractual, statutory and common law rules.
By John Stefaniuk
With a one-two punch delivered by the Supreme Court of Canada on October 15, 2015 two Tinto subsidiaries, Rio Tinto Alcan and Iron Ore Company of Canada, have failed to block two lawsuits bought by Indigenous groups through preliminary proceedings to dismiss the claims.
By Vivian Rachlis
Manitoba legislation requiring barrier-free delivery of services in both the public and the private sectors has begun the phase-in process.
By John Stefaniuk
Municipalities are granted powers of expropriation under The Municipal Act and other empowering legislation.
By Paul Brett, Miranda Grayson (Articling Student)
On June 7, 2012, the Canadian Government tabled the Safe Food for Canadians Act. The SFCA was adopted by the Senate on October 17, 2012, passed by the House of Commons on November 20, 2012 and received Royal Assent on November 22, 2012.
By John Stefaniuk
On September 4, 2015, the Supreme Court of Canada released its long-awaited decision in the case of Chevron Corporation v. Yaiguaje.
By Leandro Zylberman
With a large number of baby boomers still at the helm of their business and hoping to retire in the near future, the thought of and anxiety around transitioning the business are inevitable.
By John Stefaniuk
Who must consult with First Nations in connection with a development project? According to the Manitoba Courts, not a Crown Corporation.