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By Evan W. Dixon, Paul Beke
In Canada, the Crown owes a constitutional duty to consult Indigenous peoples before approving projects that might affect Aboriginal and treaty rights.
By Joanne Luu, Paul Chiswell
The Alberta Securities Commission (ASC) recently released its reasons in an application by PointNorth Capital Inc. et al (PointNorth) against Liquor Stores N.A. Ltd. (Liquor Stores).
By Rita Tripathy
The Temporary Foreign Worker Program has now launched a new pilot program called the Global Talent Stream (GTS) which will run for an initial period of two years and will significantly reduce processing...
By Jody L. Wivcharuk, Lauren Mills Taylor
It should not come as a surprise to anyone that Alberta's oil & gas industry does not function well during times of uncertainty.
By Paul Beke
Canadian human rights legislation protects addiction as a disability, but according to a recent Supreme Court of Canada decision, employers retain an important tool in protecting workplace safety.
By Sheena Josan, Emily McDermott
There's no doubt about it — it is still a criminal offence in Canada to possess and distribute marijuana for recreational purposes.
By John MacDonald, Darian Khan
Incorporation is a significant step toward getting a start-up business off the ground.
By Wendy Zhu, Kyle Isherwood
Most revisions to the ESC would come into force on January 1, 2018. Revisions related to youth employment in the ESC would come into force upon proclamation.
By Brianna Guenther, Brittany Scott (Student-at-law)
Acquiring a distressed business or asset can be an excellent investment opportunity for prospective purchasers.
By Brittany Scott (Student-at-law)
As of December 13, 2016, the cumulative duration limit of 4 years for a working visa no longer applies to all current and future work permit applications.
By Fraser Wayne (Student)
The Parent and Grandparent Program (PGP) offers Canadian citizens and permanent residents an opportunity to sponsor their parents or grandparents to immigrate to Canada as Canadian permanent residents.
By Julia Lisztwan
Companies share privileged records with transaction counterparties for many different reasons — to optimize tax consequences of a restructuring or to conduct due diligence, for example.
By Trevor McDonald
Since the Supreme Court of Canada's decision in Bhasin v. Hrynew (Bhasin), the extent of the contractual duties of good faith and honesty have been of significant interest to commercial contracting parties.
By Rita Tripathy, Brittany Scott (Student-at-law)
Effective November 19, 2016, IRCC significantly overhauled the points allocation under the Express Entry Comprehensive Ranking System and subsequently made further improvements in March 2017.
By Trevor McDonald
Since the Supreme Court of Canada's decision in Bhasin v. Hrynew (Bhasin), the extent of the contractual duties of good faith and honesty have been of significant interest to commercial contracting parties.
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