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By Adrian Miedema
An Assistant Fire Chief has won his wrongful dismissal suit after he was fired following a 90-day administrative driving prohibition for impaired driving while off-duty.
By Ryan Middleton
The combination of Distributed Ledger Technology ("DLT") and smart contracts, promises to modernize trade finance globally
By Douglas Stewart, Deepshikha Dutt
"Bad faith" generally has been defined by the Supreme Court of Canada ("SCC") as "conduct involving ‘malicious intent' or that ‘exceeds the limits of discretion reasonably exercised.'"
By Adrian Miedema
In what appears to be a novel decision in the regulatory context, a judge has held an owner of an electrical contracting firm personally liable for the company's regulatory fines after he transferred assets out of the company following a fatal incident.
By Stefanie Chimienti
As part of the overhaul of Ontario's labour and employment legislation, effective January 1, 2018, employees are now entitled to a new job-protected leave of absence – sexual or domestic violence leave.
By Cristina Wendel
The Alberta Court of Appeal recently provided clarity on what the Crown must prove in a prosecution under the general duty section in the Occupational Health and Safety Act (Alberta) ("OHSA") of failing to ensure the health and safety of a worker.
By Anna Loparco, Shea Coulson, Eric Foster, James Wishart, Jaclin Cassios
Under Canada's Trade-marks Act, a person is not entitled to use a trademark if that trademark contravenes a Canadian federal statute.
By Adrian Miedema
Over the objections of a company's employment lawyer, an Ontario court has permitted an employee to refer
By Robert Nikelski, Wilfred Chan
As we noted last month, the government of British Columbia is moving to require disclosure of beneficial owners of real property in the province.
By David Wotherspoon, Rajit Mittal
The BC Court of Appeal considered the scope of disclosure required from an arbitrator to give rise to a valid waiver of a party's right to object to a reasonable apprehension of bias.
By Shea Coulson, Eric Foster, James Wishart
Local governments play a pivotal role in the licensing of non-medical cannabis retail stores. The provincial Cannabis Control and Licensing Act (CCLA) ...
By Nick Graham
The ICO have been discussing data breach reporting under GDPR in a new webinar.
By Adrian Miedema
A group of female police officers has lost its bid to bring a class action in the courts for gender discrimination and harassment.
By Rachel Kattapuram
Privacy and data protection concerns are at an all time high. With tech giants under scrutiny for large-scale privacy breaches, much of the recent media attention ...
By Adrian Miedema
An Alberta safety manager has won $28,000 in damages after he was fired by his employer.
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