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By Stephanie Sheppard
The legalization of recreational cannabis in Canada is imminent. Employers are feeling the heat to prepare – even as they continue efforts to manage the impact of increasing medically-authorized marijuana use.
By Kiersten Amos, Michael Costello
The N.S. Court of Appeal has reached two decisions ending one employee's quest for coverage of the costs of his medical marijuana – at least for now.
By Harvey Morrison QC
The Crown's duty to consult Indigenous Peoples has evolved considerably since the Supreme Court of Canada's first detailed articulation of it in its 2004 decision in Haida Nation v. British Columbia (Minister of Forests).
By John Kulik, Theron Davis
Lawyers regularly encourage clients to be proactive and discuss potential issues with third parties before they become real problems.
By Bradley Proctor, Katie Roebothan
Workplace sexual harassment isn't a new issue, nor is it limited to any one industry or country – but it's one that far more women than men experience. And women are speaking up.
By David Fraser
And more business travellers run into digital device searches at the Canadian border.
By Danielle Daigle
The Canada Business Corporations Act is catching up with the times. On May 1, 2018, amendments to the CBCA proposed in Bill C-25, An Act to amend the Canada Business Corporations Act...
By Aileen Furey
On June 6, 2018, the Supreme Court of Canada considered the test for jurisdiction over an allegedly defamatory Internet article – the reputational effects of which can reach around the globe.
By Darren Stratton
As the target date for the legalization of recreational cannabis in Canada draws near, employers are feeling the heat to prepare for the workplace implications of recreational cannabis use.
By David Nurse, Devin Coady
The Global Talent Stream is the central pillar of the Government of Canada's recently launched Global Skills Strategy: an immigration program designed to help high-growth ...
By Jillian Kean, Robert Mroz
On May 8, 2018, for the first time, the Nova Scotia Supreme Court has ruled on the deductibility of Workers' Compensation Board EERBs from weekly income replacement benefits available under Section B...
By Ryan McCarville, Michael Murphy
It can be challenging for employers to fulfill their legal duty to accommodate an employee under human rights laws regardless of the nature of request – but particularly so when the request...
By David Nurse
There's no shortage of media coverage about a doctor shortage in Canada and the resulting impact on Canada's healthcare system.
By Morganne Foley
Equity compensation plans are a valuable and versatile tool for many corporations, from early-stage start-ups to established blue-chips.
By Bradley Proctor, Katie Roebothan
Driven by the #metoo and #timesup movements, workplace sexual harassment is front and center in employers' – and employees' – minds.
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