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By John Stefaniuk
"'Greenpeace' is a global fraud." So begin the allegations in the colourful preliminary statement of the Complaint filed in 2016 in the U.S. District Court in Georgia on behalf of Resolute Forest...
By John Stefaniuk
By way of a five-four split decision, the Supreme Court of Canada judgment issued November 4, 2016 in City of Edmonton v. Edmonton East (Capilano) Shopping Centres Ltd., made those appeals that much tougher.
By Andrew Sain
Students throughout Canada commonly sue post-secondary educational institutions with respect to academic matters.
By Terra Welsh, Alexander H. Leaver
Labour and employment law had some interesting developments in 2016. What follows are a few highlights from the last year and an introduction to an issue that may attract significant attention in 2017.
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.