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By Kathryn McCulloch
Businesses that contract for drone services are not necessarily shielded from liability if the drone operator breaks the law.
By Florence Cadieux-Lulin, Arianne Bouchard, Christian Létourneau, Joey Mastrogiuseppe
According to data from other jurisdictions that have already adopted similar legislation, the legalization of cannabis could lead to an increase in the consumption of cannabis because of the decrease in the stigma associated with it.
By Kris Miks, Eric Foster, Andreas Kloppenborg
On February 8, 2018, the Canadian Securities Administrators (the CSA) published revised CSA Staff Notice 51-352 - Issuers with US Marijuana-Related Activities (the Notice)...
By Alexandre-Philippe Avard, Simon Kupi, Ann Bigué, Bernard Roth, Laura Estep, Joshua Jantzi, Mai Rempel
2017 in Canadian Aboriginal law proved to be a watershed moment for the Crown's duty to consult, with the confluence of a number of high-profile appellate decisions—including a new trilogy of consultation cases from the Supreme Court of Canada...
By Adrian Miedema
The Court of Appeal for Ontario has upheld the criminal negligence ("Bill C-45") conviction and 3 1/2 year jail term imposed on Vadim Kazenelson, the Project Manager for Metron Construction.
By Nicole Woodward
In the March 2017 Federal Budget, the Department of Finance announced that it was studying certain aspects of the taxation of private corporations ...
By Sandy Walker, Simon Kupi
The Federal Court of Appeal (FCA) has confirmed a Competition Tribunal decision concerning the control of Multiple Listing Service (MLS) data by the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB)...
By Andy Pushalik
A recent case from the Ontario Superior Court of Justice may cause some employers to reconsider the scope and application of their non-competition covenants.
By Adrian Miedema
The legal doctrine of "absolute privilege" prevented an employee from complaining that his former employer's lawsuit against him was in retaliation (reprisal) for the employee filing a previous safety-retaliation...
By Adrian Miedema
The dramatic explosions at a propane facility in Toronto in 2008 resulted in the tragic death of one worker and damage to many nearby homes.
By Alessandro Bozzelli, Kathryn McCulloch
On December 15, 2017, Toronto-based technology company Drone Delivery Canada (DDC) announced that Transport Canada has accepted the company's declaration of compliance for the X1000 Sparrow (Sparrow).
By Adrian Miedema
A trial judge was wrong to find a City guilty of Occupational Health and Safety Act charges solely because an accident had occurred in which a worker died.
By Kathryn McCulloch, Alessandro Bozzelli, Caitlin Choi
On October 12, 2017, Canada witnessed its first incident of a drone colliding with a commercial aircraft, as we wrote about in an earlier blog post.
By Karen Groulx, Rachael Andrew
On December 5, 2017, Bill 142, the Construction Lien Amendment Act, 2017 (the Bill), was passed by a unanimous vote of the Ontario legislature.
By Andy Pushalik
In conjunction with its overhaul of the Employment Standards Act, 2000, the Ontario government has also published an updated version of the Employment Standards Poster.
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