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Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
On June 3, 2021, Bill C-5, An Act to amend the Bills of Exchange Act, the Interpretation Act and the Canada Labour Code (National Day for Truth and Reconciliation) received Royal Assent.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Sealing orders are commonly sought in civil litigation across Canada to protect sensitive commercial and other information.
MLT Aikins LLP
The Senate of Canada is reviewing legislation which, if passed, would provide for greater flexibility and planning opportunities for tax-free intergenerational transfers of shares...
Devry Smith Frank LLP
In earlier blog posts, which can be found here and here, we wrote about the implications of Regulation 228/20 (the "Regulation"), enacted pursuant to the Employment Standards Act, 2000(the "ESA").
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
Notwithstanding the widely held perspective that American efforts to tackle financial wrongdoing significantly overshadow efforts in Canada, many observers have lamented the absence in the United States...
EKB | Edwards, Kenny & Bray LLP
As more of the population becomes vaccinated against COVID-19, an issue to be considered is whether a worker or employee who has an adverse reaction to the COVID-19 vaccine is entitled ..
Cassels
Some good news came out of British Columbia for employers last week. Specifically, the British Columbia Superior Court (the Court) found that Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB)...
Miller Thomson LLP
Traditionally, where there is no contract term, policy or past practice providing for temporary layoffs, an employer risks triggering a constructive dismissal if it temporarily lays off an employee.
Langlois lawyers, LLP
Le 26 mars 2021, la Cour supérieure rendait la décision Lamoureux c. Organisme canadien de réglementation du commerce des valeurs mobilières (OCRCVM), 2021 QCCS 1093, un jugement d'envergure en...
McLennan Ross LLP
In a prior post, we reported on Bill 48, the Red Tape Reduction Implementation Act, 2020. As the name suggests, Bill 48 is part of the provincial government's agenda to reduce "red tape"...
Oyen Wiggs Green & Mutala LLP
Bev Standing, a Canadian voice actor, has sued TikTok for allegedly using recordings of her voice without her consent. TikTok is a social media platform that allows users to post short video clips that can be edited with various video and audio effects.
Oyen Wiggs Green & Mutala LLP
On 3 May 2021, the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) published two new Practice Notices aiming to address its unexamined application backlog.
Oyen Wiggs Green & Mutala LLP
The Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) published a practice notice on May 3, 2021 confirming that the CIPO will now begin to accept requests for expedited examination of trademark...
Oyen Wiggs Green & Mutala LLP
he City of Vernon has transferred the copyright to the name for a mythical sea creature, Ogopogo, to a local First Nation.
WeirFoulds LLP
The classic pseudo-philosophical question of: If a tree falls in a forest when no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound? reveals a tension around the importance of human experience on the meaning of words.
McLeish Orlando LLP
With summer approaching, motorcyclists will be dusting off their bikes and taking to the roads. If you own or operate a motorcycle, here is what you need to know if you are involved in a collision...
Miller Thomson LLP
On June 3, 2021, Bill C-5 (the "Bill") received Royal Assent. The Bill amends the Canada Labour Code to add a tenth paid holiday for employees in the federally-regulated sector.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
Québec a dévoilé son plan de réouverture par étapes qui vise un quasi « retour à la normale » au plus tard à la fin de l'été.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
In response to the continued improvement in Québec's COVID-19 numbers, all regions have become "Yellow" or "Green" as of June 14, 2021.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
On June 9, 2021, in Owsianik v Equifax Canada Co (Equifax), 2021 ONSC 4112, a majority of the Divisional Court overturned the certification of intrusion upon seclusion as a common issue in a class proceeding involving a cyberattack.
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