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By Shailaz Dhalla
Among the extensive changes to the Canadian environmental legislation introduced through Bill C-69, the Federal Government will also amend the current Navigation Protection Act and rename it the Canadian Navigable Waters Act.
By Peter Tolensky, Nicholas Shon
On February 20, 2018, the Hon. Carole James, Minister of Finance and Deputy Premier, introduced the 2018 British Columbia Provincial Budget.
By Lauren E. Cook
On February 6, 2018, the federal government introduced Bill C-68, An Act to amend the Fisheries Act and other Acts in consequence.
By Michelle Jones
Amongst the objectives underlying the overhaul to the current project assessment process is reconciliation with Indigenous peoples.
By Jennifer Nyland
On February 8, 2018, Bill C-69 was introduced for first reading, Part 1 of which is the draft Impact Assessment Act to repeal and replace the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012.
By Toby Kruger
Some of the highlights are discussed below.
By Laura Duke
On February 8, 2018, Bill C-69, An Act to enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation Protection Act and to make consequential amendments ...
By Daphne Rodzinyak
Over the past 14 months, the Federal Government has been working to review environmental and regulatory processes and to rebuild public trust in these systems.
By Chat Ortved
Over the past several years, a debate has sometimes simmered, sometimes raged around the question of whether so-called "activist investors" are on the whole good for companies, their stakeholders and the economy as a whole.
By Nicole Skuggedal, Jim Boyle (Articled Student)
Premier John Horgan announced today the next steps in British Columbia's planned move toward a $15 per hour minimum wage, which was a central component of the NDP's political platform in the 2017 provincial election.
By Chat Ortved, Nadia Kim, Katy Allen
The Ontario Securities Commission (the "OSC") launched OSC Policy 15-601 – Whistleblower Program (the "Policy") in July 2016, creating a "whistleblower" regime ...
By Stuart D. Breen, Michael Li, Chat Ortved
Every year, reporting issuers are faced with the task of tailoring the disclosure for their annual general meeting ("AGM") to ever-evolving securities laws, updates to stock exchanges rules ...
By John Olynyk, Keith Bergner, Lana Shipley
IBAs between industrial proponents and Indigenous groups are becoming an important way for proponents to address regulatory risks and for Indigenous groups to benefit from industrial development in their traditional areas.
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...
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