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By Lisa R. Lifshitz
On July 11, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission issued its first notices of violation to two Canadian companies that allegedly contravened the installation...
By Laurie Pawlitza
Over the years, monied spouses who do not have the protection of a marriage contract have tried numerous strategies to evade the long arm of family law legislation, with varying degrees of success.
By Matt Maurer
Everyone knew that the marketing and promotion restrictions on packaging for licensed producers in the recreational market were going to be onerous.
By Lisa R. Lifshitz
On April 18, 2018, the final regulations relating to the mandatory reporting of privacy breaches under Canada's Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act ("PIPEDA") were published.
By Andrew J. Wilder, Vlad Mihaescu
Four new sets of regulations to the newly assented Cannabis Act were released on June 27, 2018, including the Cannabis Regulations, Industrial Hemp Regulations, Qualifications for Designation as Analyst Regulations (Cannabis) and ...
By Marco P. Falco
As much as Canadian lawyers embrace "modern" principles of statutory interpretation, old habits die hard.
By Lisa R. Lifshitz
On May 24, Canada's federal privacy regulator, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner, released a critical interpretation document intended to guide how companies subject to the federal private sector privacy act ...
By Lisa R. Lifshitz
Artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things are hot subjects (and buzzwords) for lawyers in 2018. Beyond the hype, however, lies a plethora of legal and business issues.
By Laurie Pawlitza
In the first decision of its kind in Canada, all three adult members of a polyamorous family have been recognized as parents of a child.
By Andrew J. Wilder, Aaron Swartzman
If passed, this amendment could result in unintended consequences beyond the inability to promote brands on clothing and other non-cannabis products.
By Linda J. Godel, Lauren Crosby
Historically, incorporated charities that operate in Ontario have not been permitted to compensate their directors directly or indirectly except in very limited circumstances.
By Laurie Pawlitza
Last week, Minister of Justice Jody Wilson-Raybould introduced a bill to amend the Divorce Act and other pieces of federal family law legislation in the House of Commons.
By Marco P. Falco
In Teal Cedar Products Ltd. v. British Columbia, 2017 SCC 32, the Supreme Court of Canada drew an important distinction between how the standard of review is applied in appeals from civil matters, as opposed to appeals from an arbitral award.
By Lorne Wolfson
In the most significant overhaul of the Divorce Act since its enactment in 1985, the federal government has proposed significant changes to the way family law disputes are resolved in Canada.
By Seth Zuk
In negotiating a commercial lease, the landlord may agree to provide the tenant with funds or credit known as a Tenant Allowance or Tenant Inducement, which may be compensation for all or a portion of the funds ...
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