By Blakes Tax Group
On March 22, 2017 the Minister of Finance introduced Canada's 2017 Federal Budget (2017 Budget). Despite persistent rumours, no change was proposed to the capital gains inclusion rate.
By Catherine Doyle
, Christine Ferguson
, Mike Maodus (Summer Law Student)
On March 22, 2017, Finance Minister Bill Morneau tabled the 2017 federal budget, titled "Building a Strong Middle Class" (Budget 2017).
By Dufferin Harper
, Nicole Bakker
AEP's Decision provides additional detail regarding the transition from the SGER to the CCR.
By Labour & Employment Group
This is the seventh instalment in our Top 10 Issues for Employers series. This issue addresses termination entitlements upon a "without cause" dismissal.
By Matthew Merkley
, Richard Turner
, Eric Richmond
On March 9, 2016, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) published Staff Notice 51-348 Staff's Review of Social Media Used by Reporting Issuers . . .
By Michael Barrack
, Richard Bell
, Caitlin McIntyre (Student-at-Law)
Lightstream is a light oil-focused exploration and production company, operating primarily in Alberta and Saskatchewan.
By Claude Marseille
, Liviu Kaufman
, Réal Forest
In the present dispute, the annual royalty which is paid pursuant to the terms of the franchise agreement is calculated based on gross sales.
By Paul Belanger
, Cheryl Satin
These coverages require deep industry, customer and product-specific knowledge and analytics based on demographic and financial trends.
By Blakes Structured Finance & Derivatives Group
Substituted compliance with U.S. or EU rules cannot, however, be relied upon to satisfy all of the Rule's requirements.
By Jake Gilbert
, David Feldman
As more industries look to capitalize on mobile platforms, and as smartphones and tablets increasingly become the "first screen" for customers, mobile apps will continue to play an integral role...
By Graham Fulton
The total taxpayer-supported investment represents an increase of C$1.7-billion over the forecast in the province's 2016 budget, which is due in part to an increase in cost-shared projects with the federal government.
By Mathew Good
, Nardia Chernawsky
On February 15, 2017, the B.C. Court of Appeal issued its decision in Baker v. Rendle (Baker) denying class action certification in a case about nuisance claims against industrial operations.
By Mike Laffin
, Paul Blyschak
In these remote regions, reliable and cost-effective energy supply is a challenge for
communities and industry, and serves as a barrier to economic development.
By Blakes Pensions, Benefits & Executive Compensation
Without any pomp and circumstance, the definition of "spouse" under the Pension Benefits Act (Ontario) (PBA) was amended effective January 1, 2017.
By David Shaw
, Jenny Paramonova
The Regulation is modelled on the Uniform Law Conference of Canada's Disclosure Documents Regulation, a template franchise regulation, as well as integrating recommendations from the BCLI.