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By Jessica R.W. Bungay
Under the common law, an employee who is terminated without cause is entitled to reasonable notice of termination, or pay in lieu thereof.
By Jade Spalding
The recent decision of Saadati v. Moorhead raises the question of whether recovery for a mental injury requires expert medical opinion of a "recognized psychiatric illness".
By Steven Forbes
Rule 30.10(1) of the Prince Edward Island Rules of Civil Procedure allows for production of documents in the possession...
By Janna L. Whelan
He was consequently unable to work and, without objection from the Employer, was placed on an unpaid leave of absence.
By Griffith Roberts, Lindsey Wareham
For over a decade, universities have had free-rein to use copyright-protected work for the purposes of education, research, private study, criticism, review, news reporting, satire and/or parody...
By Darren O'Keefe
In this case, the Newfoundland & Labrador Court of Appeal considered whether a receiver is conflicted if it previously assisted the debtor in financial restructuring efforts.
By Jessica R.W. Bungay
Canadian Courts have long wrestled with the protection of human rights in the context of workplace drug and alcohol policies.
By Nicholas Ouellette
The long-coming proclamation of the New Brunswick Lobbyists' Registration Act (the "Act") occurred on April 1, 2017.
By Jessica R.W. Bungay, Amy Gough Farnworth
A recent New Brunswick Labour Adjudication decision addressed the sensitive issue of terminating permanently disabled employees on long-term disability leave ("LTD").
By Ashley Savinov
Earlier this year, the Newfoundland and Labrador Court of Appeal unanimously upheld the decision of the Trial Division in Evans v Avalon Ford Sales (1996) Limited.
By W. Harry Thurlow
Recent amendments to the Builder's Lien Act and new Builders Lien Regulations, effective June 30, 2017, allow for early release of holdbacks to subcontractors and alter how finishing holdbacks...
By Kevin Latimer
The Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board recently dismissed an appeal as "moot" because its decision would have no practical or legal effect on the parties in Ashcroft Homes Inc. (Re), 2017 NSUARB 4.
By Jessica R.W. Bungay, Jamie Eddy
New Brunswick has added "family status" as a protected ground in its Human Rights Act. All other jurisdictions in Canada have already made this move.
By Ashley Savinov
In a recent court case from Ontario, Amalgamated Transit Union, Local 113 v Toronto Transit Commission, 2017 ONSC 2078...
By Kevin Latimer
As the Federal Government recently introduced its legislation to legalize and regulate recreational cannabis, it is clear that legalization is now imminent.
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