Bennett Jones LLP
Certification was denied in a recent proposed multiple-model product liability class action before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice in O’Brien v Bard Canada Inc. We acted for the defendants.
Torkin Manes LLP
When buying or selling a small business, due diligence is a critical step. And as a lawyer, you play a critical role.
A pair of recent Tax Court of Canada judgments highlight the unsustainable position taken by the CRA that a statute-barred dividend refund that cannot be recovered by the taxpayer nonetheless reduces taxpayer’s "refundable dividend tax on hand" ("RDTOH") balance.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
The policy provides guidance relative to the use and disclosure of personal information in proceedings brought pursuant to Rule 20 of the IIROC Dealer Member Rules and Part 10 of the Universal Market Integrity Rules.
Miller Thomson LLP
There is not much more frightening for employers than the possibility of becoming unionized.
Bennett Jones LLP
In recent years the volume of low value shipments has increased significantly due to the rise of mail order and e-commerce purchases.
Bull, Housser & Tupper LLP
The 2015 Federal Budget contains measures that will extend the exemption of capital gains to proceeds of sales of real estate and private companies.
Minden Gross LLP
The tax-filing deadline is April 30. So you still have time to
take advantage of a variety of lesser-known credits, deductions,
and transfers that the Canada Revenue Agency doesn’t exactly
advertise with ringing bells and flashing lights.
Cox & Palmer
There are many circumstances that can arise that result in an employer terminating an employee without cause.
The adjudicator improperly distinguished Re Thompson General Hospital, which stands for the proposition that in certain circumstances, employers may demand further medical information of employees before allowing them to return to work after being on sick leave.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The Reporter provides a monthly summary of significant international and Canadian federal legislative and regulatory developments of relevance to federally regulated financial institutions in Canada.
Minden Gross LLP
As Mr. Justice Graeme Mew of the Superior Court of Justice pointed out in the recent case of Bernstein v. Poon, "defamation litigation is a high-stakes business".
The federal budget tabled on April 21, 2015 (Budget 2015) contains a number of proposed amendments to Canada’s Income Tax Act (the Tax Act).
Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP
Michael Osborne’s article "Class Action Plaintiffs Can Obtain Wiretap Evidence", The Litigator, October 2014 was the winner of "Best Business Private Enforcement Article – 2015 Antitrust Writing Awards."
The Supreme Court of Canada’s recent decision in Theratechnologies Inc. v. 121851 Canada Inc., marks the first time this Court has opined on the threshold a plaintiff is required to meet to obtain leave to commence a secondary market liability class action under provincial securities laws.
Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP
We have provided some detailed commentary in this blog recently concerning the introduction of a bill in the British Columbia Legislature to modernize and replace the existing non-profit governance legislation.
Saxe Law Office
In August 2012, the Health Services Appeal and Review Board (HSARB), for the first time ever, held air pollution (aside from second hand smoke) to be a "health hazard" under Ontario’s Health Protection and Promotion Act (HPPA).
Keyser Mason Ball LLP
You may recall that we wrote about the Stronger Workplaces for a Stronger Economy Act, 2014 in our July Article regarding Bill 18, proposed by the Liberal government.
This case serves as a reminder to employers that under the Code, and AODA, employers face hefty penalties if they do not allow service animals to assist a person with a disability, unless specifically exempt from doing so under law.
Conlin Bedard LLP
On October 1, 2014, the Canada-China Foreign Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement1 ("CC-FIPA" or "Agreement") came into force.