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By Stewart McKelvey
The Legislative Services Branch of the Province of New Brunswick has announced in issue 40 of the Law Reform Note, available online, its intention to reform the Mechanics' Lien Act.
By Jonathan Coady, Chenchen Yu
Once again, the time has come to review the year that was and to chart the course for the year ahead. For municipalities, developers and planning professionals ...
By Perlene Morrison, Hilary Foster
On October 11, 2017, the Chief Judge of the Provincial Court of Prince Edward Island gave her decision in R v. Community of Brackley.
By Ian Wallace
The Occupational Health and Safety ("OHS") legislation in Atlantic Canada and across the country recognizes the internal responsibility system.
By Rick Dunlop, Kevin Landry, Justin Song
Following October's public consultation, which resulted in over 31,000 responses, Nova Scotia has revealed the first hints of its cannabis regulatory regime. While Nova Scotia's proposed provincial legislation under the Cannabis Act has not yet been released, today's press release provides insight as to what can be expected moving forward.
By Peter McLellan, QC, Level Chan
On November 29, 2017, the Nova Scotia Department of Finance and Treasury Board released new regulations with respect to asset transfers between pension plans that are effective November 28, 2017.
By Rick Dunlop, Kevin Landry
The federal government has opened its 60-day consultation period with the release of its Proposed Approach to the Regulation of Cannabis.
By Josie Marks, Lara MacDougall
As 2017 comes to a close, please find below a summary of significant 2017 legislative amendments in each of the Atlantic Canadian provinces as well as federally, along with a review of legislative trends in Atlantic Canada.
By Brian Johnston QC, Julia Parent
The proactive pay equity models in Ontario and Quebec require that employers establish and maintain compensation practices that provide for pay equity.
By Paul Smith, Dante Manna
On November 14, 2017, Bill 22, also known as the proposed Pooled Registered Pension Plan Act (the "NB Act"), was introduced in the New Brunswick Legislature.
By Andrew Burke, Kevin Landry
The Toronto Stock Exchange ("TSX") has made two recent changes to the TSX Company Manual that will impact disclosure:
By Jennifer Taylor
The father unsuccessfully appealed the suspension to the Assistance Appeal Board.
By Kevin Landry
New Brunswick's proposed cannabis regulatory scheme has been introduced.
By Peter McLellan, QC, Level Chan
In September 2017, Nova Scotia's Department of Finance and Treasury Board announced that stakeholder input is being sought regarding potential permanent changes to the funding framework for defined benefit pension plans for Nova Scotia.
By Andrew Burke, Divya Subramanian
Securities markets around the world are grappling with new concerns: As fintechs make cryptocurrency offerings such as Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs)...
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