Mondaq Canada: Government, Public Sector
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
Canada has had legislation in place to detect and deter money laundering since 1991.
Bull, Housser & Tupper LLP
Courts generally give great deference to the democratic mandate of local governments.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
Recent amendments to Ontario and Alberta’s lobbying regimes will mean changes for persons who communicate with governments in those jurisdictions
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
In Courtoreille v. Canada (Decision), Chief Steve Courtoreille, on behalf of himself and the members of the Mikisew Cree First Nation (Mikisew), sought a declaration that the federal government has a duty to consult regarding the development and introduction of legislation that has the potential to affect Mikisew’s treaty rights.
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
Third, the nature and the extent of the search must be tailored to its purpose.
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
On Dec. 1, Ontario’s proposed anti-SLAPP (Strategic Lawsuit Against Public Participation) legislation passed a first reading in the legislature.
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
This article summarizes Gowlings' picks for the most important decisions from the Supreme Court of Canada in 2014.
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
The Aboriginal Law team at Gowlings congratulates Perry Bellegarde on his election this past Tuesday as National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations.
McMillan LLP
Le 3 décembre 2014, la ministre de la Justice et Procureure générale du Québec, Mme Stéphanie Vallée, et le ministre responsable de l'Administration gouvernementale et de la Révision des programmes et président du Conseil du trésor, M. Martin Coiteux ont déposé le projet de loi no 26 (le « Projet de loi no 26 ») qui donnera, s'il est adopté, aux organismes publics les moyens d'aller récupérer efficacement les sommes qu'ils ont versées en trop dans les contrats publics.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
The Government of Quebec tabled Bill 26, An Act to ensure mainly the recovery of amounts obtained as a result of fraud or fraudulent tactics in connection with public contracts.
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
For the first time in almost 30 years, the Government of Canada is renewing its comprehensive land claims policy.
MNP
While Delgamuukw identified the need for consultation and accommodation, it didn't speak to how this process should work.
WeirFoulds LLP
Regulatory colleges must review accommodation requests from individuals with disabilities within the context of their public protection mandate.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
On December 9, 2014 the Ontario legislature passed Bill 8, the Public Sector and MPP Accountability and Transparency Act, 2014.
Lawson Lundell LLP
On December 2, 2014, the Yukon Supreme Court struck down the Yukon government’s Peel watershed regional land use plan because of the government’s failure to follow the process for developing that plan under final agreements (modern treaties) with the Na-Cho Nyak Dun, Tr’ondek Hwech’in and Vuntut Gwichin First Nations.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
On June 26, 2014, the Supreme Court of Canada handed down a major ruling on aboriginal title in its Nation Tsilhqot’in v. British Columbia decision.
Bull, Housser & Tupper LLP
"When the well is dry, we know the worth of water."
MNP
Governments have long been trying to connect performance with budgeting.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
This means that bidders with an otherwise competitive bid are now exposed to losing to a competitor whose bid contains a stronger Value Proposition.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
Alberta’s Minister of Energy and Minister of Environment and Sustainable Resource Development issued Energy Ministerial Order 105/2014, the Aboriginal Consultation Direction.
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This article summarizes Gowlings' picks for the most important decisions from the Supreme Court of Canada in 2014.
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Ontario and British Columbia have both invested heavily in infrastructure to generate inexpensive power.
Davis LLP
In Clark v Bow Valley College, (2014 AHRC 4), Ms. Leah Clark filed a human rights complaint on April 11, 2011 against her employer, Bow Valley College, (the "College"), that was heard by the Alberta Human Rights Tribunal.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
Recently, the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario released a decision wherein the employer failed to meet its duty to accommodate an employee diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.
Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP
The following represents a quick review of certain legal principles and case law associated with competitive bidding and procurement in Canada.
Davis LLP
A decision this month by the BC Human Rights Tribunal (the "Tribunal") considered the evidence required to prove a "physical disability" under the Human Rights Code (Li v. Aluma Systems Inc. et al, 2014 BCHRT 270).
Stewart McKelvey
Employers are prohibited from discriminating against employees based on "family status" under the Human Rights legislation in every Canadian jurisdictions, except in New Brunswick.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
Following are the Ontario Court of Appeal Summaries for the weeks of December 22 and 29, 2014.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
On December 9, 2014, the Federal Court of Canada (Court) released its decision in Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation v. Minister of the Environment, Attorney General of Canada, and Shell Canada Limited 2014 FC 1185.
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
For the first time in almost 30 years, the Government of Canada is renewing its comprehensive land claims policy.
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