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Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Royal Bank of Canada v. Surje & Company Inc. is a recent decision of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice. The personal defendant, Sunny Bhasin held most of the common shares in Surge & Company Inc., the corporate defendant.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
This week the IIROC was the latest market regulatory to release its enforcement activity report for 2015. The enforcement report details the disciplinary action undertaken by IIROC last year.
O’Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
With increasing globalization of people and their assets, a growing and often hidden threat is multiple taxation on death.
Cassels Brock
As one of 16 measures introduced under "Ontario's Fair Housing Plan", the Ontario government has announced the introduction of a non–resident speculation tax (NRST) effective April 21, 2017.
Goodmans LLP
The TSX has published a revised proposal for amendments to the TSX Company Manual that would, among other things, require TSX-listed issuers to post certain key governance documents on their websites and enhance and clarify the required disclosure regarding security based compensation arrangements.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
The anticipated legalization of recreational cannabis in Canada by July 2018 is multi-faceted. Several areas of law will come into play, potentially impacting many types of businesses. We delve into some of these areas below.
Gowling WLG
If you're in the food business, for reasons of public health, trade and consumer protection, you're always swimming in a sea of regulations.
WeirFoulds LLP
What constitutes a notice of claim? Parties to construction lawsuits often find themselves disputing whether a particular email or letter is a valid notice of a claim that complies with the notice provisions of their contract.
Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP
Since the Supreme Court of Canada's decision in Bhasin v. Hrynew (Bhasin), the extent of the contractual duties of good faith and honesty have been of significant interest to commercial contracting parties.
Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP
Acquiring a distressed business or asset can be an excellent investment opportunity for prospective purchasers. Strategic buyers see distressed entities as presenting avenues which may not have otherwise been available if the target was solvent.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
These tools should be considered by parties seeking enforcement in Ontario.
Gowling WLG
Last fall, Health Canada proposed a new framework for regulating "self-care products," including non-prescription/over-the-counter drugs ("OTCs"), natural health products and cosmetics.
Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP
In August 1, 2014, the statutory definition of "dependent child" in the Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations was amended from "less than 22" to "less than 19", reducing the number of family members eligible to apply to immigrate to Canada.
McInnes Cooper
On April 13, 2017, Canada's federal government introduced legislation that, if passed into law, will legalize recreational cannabis in Canada.
Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP
Family reunification is one of the pillars of Canada's immigration system. On December 17, 2016 the Government of Canada announced significant changes to its spousal sponsorship application procedures...
Devry Smith Frank LLP
It comes as no surprise that the crazy state of Toronto's housing market, with the increased value of homes and condos sitting at 30% or so from this time last year, is causing many first time home buyers...
Goodmans LLP
The CSA recently released a consultation paper that seeks to identify and evaluate opportunities to reduce the regulatory burden on Canadian public companies (other than investment funds) without compromising investor protection or the efficiency of the capital market.
Ridout Barron
It has been 30 years since the United States government ruled against sexual harassment in the workplace, and it is comforting to think that society has progressed toward safer workplaces in the intervening decades.
Gardiner Roberts LLP
Readers may recall that in R. v. Comeau, 2016 NBPC 3 in which we are acting for M. Comeau, the New Brunswick provincial court dismissed the charges against M. Comeau under s. 134(1)(b) of the Liquor Control Act...
Stikeman Elliott LLP
As widely reported in the media, on April 20, 2017, the Government of Ontario announced various proposed measures under the banner "Ontario's Fair Housing Plan" designed "to make housing more affordable for homebuyers and renters".
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Canadian Immigration authorities conducted the 7th round of invitations under Express Entry in 2017 and 57th overall, inviting 3749 applicants for permanent residence, under all programs.
Green and Spiegel LLP
The Department of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada has recently announced three substantial changes to the Express Entry System starting June 6, 2017.
Howie, Sacks & Henry
Life altering accidents can happen in an instant, but their effects can last months, years or a lifetime.
Beginning June 6, 2017, the Canada immigration department will award points under the comprehensive ranking system in two new areas including strong French language ability, and having a sibling in Canada.
Cox & Palmer
Workers' Compensation generally operates like a form of insurance in that it provides wage replacement and medical benefits to employees who are injured in the course of their employment.
The Quebec Minister of Immigration, Diversity and Inclusiveness (MIDI) announced a maximum number of 5000 Skilled Worker Program applications submitted on line ("Mon projet Quebec"), will be accepted for its intake period in 2017. The period of reception will be revealed at a later date.
McLennan Ross LLP
As we previously anticipated, yesterday the government announced a process to review changes to the Labour Relations Code and the Employment Standards Code.
British Columbia immigration's latest BC PNP draw saw a focus on skilled workers in a move away from the recent shift towards international students.
Devry Smith Frank LLP
An early report Monday morning on all radio and news stations stated that two major Canadian cities have been ranked among the highest in the world for real estate. These two cities of course being Vancouver and Toronto
April 19, 2017 – Canadian Immigration authorities conducted the 10th round of invitations under Express Entry in 2017 inviting 3665 applicants for permanent residence, under all programs. The lowest Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score was 415, an all-time record low CRS score for Express Entry.
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