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By Ritu Mahil
Last week, we discussed a recent Ontario case where four former employees of Soulpepper Theatre filed sexual harassment suits alleging sexual touching, groping and harassment over a period 13 years
By David Gibbons
Over the years, the courts have sought to protect the public interest in ascertaining the truth in civil litigation proceedings while at the same time affording protection to the privacy interests...
By Daniel Mowat-Rose, James Scott
In a previous blog post, Nicholas Shon wrote about proposed amendments to the Property Law Act (British Columbia), aimed at restricting ownership of land located within the British Columbia Agricultural Land Reserve (the "ALR") by "foreign nationals" or "foreign corporations" to a maximum of five acres.
By Rob Sider, Katy Allen
Mr. Justice Paul Belzil in the Alberta Court of Queen's Bench has granted Unifor an injunction blocking Suncor's random drug testing policy for its oilsands facilities in northeastern Alberta.
By Rob Sider, Katy Allen
In 15th December 2017's Supreme Court of Canada decision in British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal and Schrenk, a split court held that British Columbia's Human Rights Code provides protection to employees from the discriminatory conduct of persons unrelated to their own employer, provided that the discriminatory conduct arose in their employment setting.
By Nicole Skuggedal, Katy Allen
Weinstein, #TimesUp, #MeToo, #WhyWeWearBlack. Sexual harassment in the workplace is being talked about more than ever, and the Hollywood movement has shone a particular light on how power imbalance may lead to vulnerable workers being taken advantage of
By Stuart D. Breen, Chat Ortved
Institutional Shareholder Services ("ISS") has published its 2018 updates to its proxy voting guidelines for Canadian public companies.
By John Olynyk, Keith Bergner, Toby Kruger
On Friday, December 1, the Supreme Court of Canada released its decision in the Peel River case.The decision deals with the obligations of the Yukon Government to follow the land use...
By Rita Andreone
Rita Andreone, QC was featured in the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade's ("GVBOT") Director Spotlight for their newspaper, Sounding Board which was published as an insert in the December 2017 Edition of Business in Vancouver.
By Patricia Gallivan, Rob Sider
Lawson Lundell's Labour and Employment group has provided a summary of the recent changes to the Employment Standards Act, 2000.
By Chad Travis, Aman Sara
Thinking of purchasing a strata lot to rent out on the short-term market.
By Stuart D. Breen, Chat Ortved
Institutional Shareholder Services ("ISS") has published its 2018 updates to its proxy voting guidelines for Canadian public companies.
By Nicholas Shon, Andrew Mildenhall
 Tweet  Email In response to British Columbia's red-hot real estate market, various levels of government have taken measures to mediate the growth of the residential market and to address public concerns regarding perceived loopholes related to rental regulations.
By Lewis L. Manning, Bernadita Tamura-O'Connor, Shailaz Dhalla
The Redwater Energy Corporation (Redwater) saga endures as the issues in the case continue to loom large in the Alberta oil and gas industry and the Federal bankruptcy regime.
By Andrew Ross
The TSX has also recently issued a staff notice clarifying the extent of information that must be disclosed by listed issuers under the TSX Form 11 - Notice of Private Placement.
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