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Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
On June 10, 2015, the Alberta Energy Regulator released a revised version of the Joint Operating Procedures for First Nations Consultation on Energy Resource Activities (Procedures) and Bulletin 2015-20.
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg
Foreign investments in Canada are subject to the federal Investment Canada Act. The purpose of the ICA is to encourage foreign investment in Canada while at the same time ensuring that foreign investment contributes to economic growth and employment opportunities.
Stewart McKelvey
Now in Ominayak v Penn West Petroleum Ltd, 2015 ABQB 342 we have a new decision from Alberta that applies Saik'uz First Nation in one key respect, but refuses to follow it in another.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Construction contracts are not affected by this amendment and will continue to be subject to the current $5 million threshold that was established in October 2014.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
Recent developments suggest that businesses looking to fill tables to charitable or other functions should take caution when inviting public office holders.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
On Monday, June 15, 2015, Alberta's newest Lieutenant Governor, Her Honour Lois Mitchell, C.M., delivered the Speech from the Throne, kicking off the First Session of the 29th Legislature of Alberta.
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
This is the first Aboriginal Self-Government in the Northwest Territories.
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
Le 10 juin 2015, le gouvernement du Québec a publié un décret qui abaisse de 5 millions $ à 10 millions $ le seuil de l'octroi de contrats et de sous-contrats de services avec des organismes publics du Québec.
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
On June 10, 2015, an Order in Council was published by the Government of Québec reducing the threshold from $5 million to $1 million for authorization prior to bidding on service contracts and subcontracts with public bodies in Québec.
McMillan LLP
If a government institution does not follow a written policy when conducting its RFP procedure, proponents may want to turn to the courts. But what fairness is owed to these proponents and why?
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
On May 15, 2015, the Assembly of First Nations released its Report on the Five Year Review of the Specific Claims Tribunal Act.
Stewart McKelvey
To briefly review the facts, the Saik'uz and Stellat'en First Nations (referred to as the "Nechako Nations") sued Alcan for private nuisance; public nuisance; and breach of riparian (water-related) rights.
MNP
Anti-money laundering and anti-terrorist financing measures are designed to deprive criminals and terrorists of the financial means to pursue their objectives.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Both lenders and First Nations will want to be aware of the FNFMA and the proposed amendments.
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
On May 6, 2015 the Specific Claims Tribunal ("Tribunal") released its decision regarding a specific claim filed by Beardy's and Okemasis First Nation (the "First Nation").
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
In light of last week's Alberta election results, what follows is a short primer on some regulatory requirements to be mindful of when communicating with Alberta's new government.
Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP
On April 15, 2015 the British Columbia Court of Appeal ("BCCA") released Saik'uz First Nation v Rio Tinto Alcan Inc. ("Saik'uz").
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
The Government of Canada's Global Markets Action Plan targets three distinct types of markets...
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
On April 15, 2015, the British Columbia Court of Appeal released its decision in Saik'uz First Nation and Stellat'en First Nation v. Rio Tinto Alcan Inc., 2015 BCCA 154.
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
This decision deals with the issue of whether a person who was wrongfully convicted due to a breach of his constitutional rights can claim Charter damages based on the negligent conduct of the Crown Attorney.
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Stewart McKelvey
Now in Ominayak v Penn West Petroleum Ltd, 2015 ABQB 342 we have a new decision from Alberta that applies Saik'uz First Nation in one key respect, but refuses to follow it in another.
Stringer LLP
As we have noted in previous updates, the size of general damages awarded by human rights tribunals has trended sharply higher in recent years.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
Recent developments suggest that businesses looking to fill tables to charitable or other functions should take caution when inviting public office holders.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Human rights impacts of business operations will attract scrutiny at home and abroad if not managed well.
McMillan LLP
If a government institution does not follow a written policy when conducting its RFP procedure, proponents may want to turn to the courts. But what fairness is owed to these proponents and why?
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
On January 30, 2015, the Supreme Court of Canada issued a landmark decision, holding that the right to strike is constitutionally protected.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
On Monday, June 15, 2015, Alberta's newest Lieutenant Governor, Her Honour Lois Mitchell, C.M., delivered the Speech from the Throne, kicking off the First Session of the 29th Legislature of Alberta.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
On June 19th, the standing Senate Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce released a report on the use of digital currencies.
Stewart McKelvey
To briefly review the facts, the Saik'uz and Stellat'en First Nations (referred to as the "Nechako Nations") sued Alcan for private nuisance; public nuisance; and breach of riparian (water-related) rights.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
At issue before the Supreme Court was the level of fault that Mr. Henry had to establish to sustain a cause of action against the AGBC.
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