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By David Stevens
As of October 9, 2019, Pacific Gas & Electric (the largest utility in California) has cut electricity to more than 500,000 customers in an effort to avoid sparking wildfires.
By L.E. Trent Horne
A recent decision of the Federal Court in Canmar Foods Ltd. v. TA Foods Ltd. has provided the first interpretation of section 53.1 of the Patent Act
By Mark Van Zandvoort, Dennis O'Leary, Codie Mitchell
In 1985, the Supreme Court of Canada decided Aetna Financial Services Ltd. v. Feigelman.1 The Court adopted the Ontario Court of Appeal decision in Chitel v. Rothbart
By Stephen Zolf
In our recent post,we surveyed the various proposals in the Liberal Party of Canada 2019 Election Platform. This post does a deeper dive on a specific tax reform proposal...
By David Stevens
A recent Federal Court decision has granted the British Columbia Attorney General an interlocutory (interim) injunction suspending the operation of Alberta's Preserving Canada's Economic...
By Stephen Zolf
The midpoint of the federal election campaign has arrived and with it the release of the detailed (and costed) Liberal Party of Canada 2019 Election Platform.
By Fiona Brown, Michael Horvat
Canadian employment law shares many similarities with U.K. employment law by virtue of Canada having inherited its common law system from the U.K. Nevertheless, it is important for U.K. employers ...
By Zoë Thoms
As we discussed in a prior article, climate change litigation has come to Canada.
By Daria (Dasha) Peregoudova
The employer can, however, provide that window at any time during the employee's work shift.
By Cynthia Sefton
As with the first regulation, there are changes to the manner of airborne measurement and calculation of worker exposure.
By Ian Aversa, Andy Nguyen, Shakaira John
On November 1, 2019, a number of amendments to the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act (the "BIA") and the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act (the "CCAA") will come into force pursuant to the
By Donald Carr
It is sometimes suggested that providing for spousal trusts in "family wills" today is less frequent than before amendments to the Income Tax Act ("ITA") substantially removed the ability to reduce income taxes by the use of them.
By Jeremy Burke
Ontario's second round cannabis retail lottery was held on August 20. The 42 winners won the opportunity to apply for a licence to operate a cannabis retail store in Ontario.
By David Stevens, Codie Mitchell
The Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project is once again in the hands of the Federal Court of Appeal after the September 4, 2019 decision in Raincoast Conservation Foundation v. Canada (Attorney General) (Raincoast Conservation).
By Patrick Harrington
On April 3, 2018, the land use planning approvals and appeals process in Ontario was significantly transformed by the Building Better Communities and Conserving Watersheds Act, 2017
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