Harvey Law Group
The U.S. EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program has gained significant popularity among Canadian investors seeking to explore business opportunities and secure permanent residency in the United States.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
On September 14, 2023, the Government of Canada announced proposed legislation to enhance the goods and services tax (GST) rental rebate on new purpose-built rental housing (the enhanced GST rental rebate).
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Earlier today, Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister, Chrystia Freeland, introduced in Parliament Bill C-56...
Aird & Berlis LLP
A recent Canadian insolvency filing could provide insight into how U.S. courts will approach Chapter 15 applications from foreign cannabis-related entities.
In this edition of THE FINE PRINT, we demystify compound interest, the set-it-and-forget-it principle that makes your money work for you.
Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP
We all love our pets. But, what happens when their animal instincts take over and they attack a person, causing life-altering injuries? Can you be sued as the pet owner?
Ontario's Not-for-Profit Corporations Act, 2010 (ONCA) was enacted on October 25, 2010 and proclaimed into force on October 19, 2021. The ONCA provides a modern legislative framework...
Bill C-18: The Online News Act, received Royal Assent on June 22, 2023 and the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission ("CRTC") and Governor in Council ("GiC")...
Alberta's Occupational Health and Safety Act (Act) gives employees another avenue to pursue when they believe their employer has not treated them properly.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
The Ontario Securities Commission ("OSC") recently published OSC Rule 81-509 Extension to Ontario Instrument 81-508 Temporary Exemptions from the OEO Trailer Ban to Facilitate Dealer Rebates...
Lawson Lundell LLP
Canada is a constitutional monarchy, a parliamentary democracy and a federation comprised of 10 provinces and three territories. Canada's judiciary is independent of the legislative and executive...
Nearly every franchise system includes a franchise marketing and promotion fund, often referred to as an "ad fund." Typically, an ad fund operates as follows: individual units are obliged to contribute...
BCF Business Law
Les contrefacteurs n'hésitent pas à se servir de l'influence et de la popularité des réseaux sociaux pour promouvoir leurs produits, notamment par le biais de créateurs de contenus.
Rotfleisch & Samulovitch P.C.
The rules regarding SR&ED claims are set out in various parts of the tax act. Section 37 allows for the deduction of SR&ED expenditures while section 127 allows for taxpayers to claim ITCs for SR&ED.
Rotfleisch & Samulovitch P.C.
The IRS in the United States, equivalent to the CRA in Canada, launched paperless processing initiative on August 8, 2023, aiming to "eliminate up to 200 million pieces of paper annually, cut processing times in half, and expedite refunds by several weeks."
Smart & Biggar
The pan-Canadian Pharmaceutical Alliance (pCPA) has appointed Douglas Clark as the pCPA's first CEO, effective September 11, 2023.
Littler - Canada
A recent Ontario Court of Appeal (OCA) decision demonstrates the process an employer may be expected to undertake to recover employee-stolen funds when the proceeds of the fraud...
Alberta is now the first Canadian jurisdiction to recognize that harassment can result in a civil suit, in the recently released decision of Alberta Health Services v Johnston, 2023 ABKB 209.
On Sept. 14, 2023, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that the federal government is removing Goods and Services Tax (GST) on new purpose-built rental housing in order...
Canadian private M&A and business practice are very similar to the US. As such, US buyers can generally expect fewer surprises heading north than into other foreign jurisdictions.