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By Brian Johnston QC
While the concept of good faith is not new to employment law, its limits and implications remain uncertain. In a recent decision, Avalon Ford v Evans 2017 NLCA 9, the Newfoundland...
By Level Chan, Dante Manna
On August 9, 2017, the Nova Scotia Superintendent of Pensions announced temporary solvency relief for defined benefit pension plans available effective August 8, 2017.
By Kevin Landry
Proposed amendments to Edmonton's Zoning By-law were heard by City Council on June 28, 2017.
By Jon O'Kane, Jamie Watson, Student-at-Law
Legal cannabis will have numerous implications for insurers. The federal Cannabis Act (discussed here), the provincial acts (discussed here) and the regulations (discussed here) are all going to add layers...
By Brian Tabor, Colin Piercey
Bill 81 and Bill 15, receiving Royal Assent in 2013 and 2014 respectively, are due to take effect this month.
By Vasu Sivapalan, Ben Whitney
Legalized and regulated cannabis is on track to become a reality in Canada in just under a year (on or before July 1, 2018).
By Vanessa Paton
New Brunswick continues to be a thought leader in the field of regulation of recreational cannabis and provides us with a first look at what the provincial regulation of recreational cannabis might look like.
By Stewart McKelvey
Further to our Client Update on June 15 titled, "Requirement to register as a lobbyist in New Brunswick", the deadline for initial registration under the Lobbyists' Registration Act of New Brunswick has been extended from July 1, 2017 to October 1, 2017.
By Rick Dunlop, Kevin Landry
As we explained in The Cannabis Act- Getting into the Weeds, the Cannabis Act introduces a regulatory regime for recreational marijuana in Canada. The regime promises to be complex.
By Sarah Dever Letson
By Rick Dunlop, Richard Jordan
In Stewart v. Elk Valley Coal Corporation, 2017 SCC 30, a six-judge majority of the Supreme Court of Canada ("SCC") confirmed a Tribunal decision which concluded that …
By Kevin Landry
New Brunswick's Working Group on the Legalization of Cannabis released an interim report on June 20, 2017.
By Neil Jacobs, Joe Thorne, Meaghan McCaw
The Newfoundland and Labrador Court of Appeal recently confirmed that accounting/auditing firms may take on several mandates...
By Joe Thorne
How far can an insurer dig into the Plaintiff's history to defend a claim? And how much information is an insurer entitled to have in order to do so?
By Joe Thorne, Brandon Gillespie
An independent medical examination ("IME") is a useful tool for insurers. An IME is an objective assessment of the claimant's condition for the purpose of evaluating coverage and compensation.
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