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By Nicole Skuggedal, Katy Allen
Under the Code, federally regulated employees in non-management positions with more than 12 months of service are protected from unjust dismissal.
By Kayli Clark
On August 22, 2018, the Tax Court of Canada released its decision in the Alta Energy case.
By Jason Harman, Katy Allen
Traditionally, independent contractors have been excluded from the purview of employment standards protections.
By Stuart D. Breen, Chat Ortved, Gillian Muirhead
The Canadian Securities Administrators have released a CSA notice and request for comment on proposed National Instrument 52-112 Non-GAAP and Other Financial Measures Disclosure.
By Jeffrey Read
The purpose of this memo is to outline the new legislative framework that governs the production, distribution, sale and possession of cannabis.
By Rob Sider, Jim Boyle
In our June 28 blog post, we wrote about calculating holidays and holiday pay for employees working in British Columbia who are entitled to holiday pay.
By Peter Tolensky
Bill C-45, the Cannabis Act has received Royal Assent and is scheduled to come into force on October 17, 2018.
By Ritu Mahil, Katy Allen
With legalization coming soon, it's a good time for employers to evaluate their drug policies.
By Angela D. Austman, Alaina Zecchini
On August 15, 2018, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) announced in CSA Notice 32-302 the pending revocation of:
By Ritu Mahil, Katy Allen
Canadian employers will soon encounter a new landscape when it comes to drug and alcohol testing in safety sensitive workplaces as cannabis use is set to be legalized in October 2018.
By Gillian Muirhead, Chat Ortved
In our recent blog post discussing the publication of the Canadian Securities Administrators' latest continuous disclosure compliance review we noted that the regulators remain concerned...
By Andrea Sam
The June 20, 2018 Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta decision in Dow Chemical Canada ULC v. NOVA Chemicals Corporation (2018 ABQB 482) caused headlines as a result of the more than $1.3 billion damages award.
By Nicole Skuggedal, Jason Harman
For the first time in over two decades, an independent review of the Employment Standards Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 113 (the "Act"), is underway.
By Scott R. Andersen
For claims involving fraud and dishonesty, this bright line rule now creates an uneven playing field.
By Jason Harman
Tort law allows complainants to sue for damages for harm visited upon them by another.
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