O'Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
For more than a year now, our client meetings have not been in-person, but instead virtual through video conferences. At first, we were enamoured at the novelty of this new way of interfacing with our clients.
Torkin Manes LLP
In response to the ongoing pandemic, on May 29, 2021, the Ontario government passed a new Regulation that again extends the timeline when temporary lay-offs are deemed permanent job losses.
As a fuel source, hydrogen and natural gas have a number of similarities including safety considerations, transportability and versatility. In addition, hydrogen is the lowest carbon fuel at the point of use.
Gowling WLG associate Jimmy Burg interviews Myron Dzulynsky, co-leader of the firm's global Hydrogen Group, on what the hydrogen buzz is all about and Gowling WLG's ambition to poise its...
MLT Aikins LLP
As of October 1, 2021, the minimum wage in Saskatchewan will increase from $11.45 per hour to $11.81 per hour.
Lack of transparency in calculations, insufficient context and significant variations by issuer and industry, a "stronger tool was needed to take appropriate regulatory action".
Bennett Jones LLP
Contractual terms that prevent a party from participating in a class action may be unenforceable for unconscionability and public policy when they preclude access to justice...
Federal and provincial policy-makers are actively exploring myriad opportunities presented by hydrogen, attracted by its potential to spur economic development in the wake of a pandemic ...
Following Iriotakis v. Peninsula Employment Services Limited, 2021 ONSC 998, a decision we wrote about in March, the Supreme Court of British Columbia further clarified offsetting CERB payments from wrongful dismissal damages calculations.
Bennett Jones LLP
The Ontario Court of Appeal's decision in Cirillo v Ontario, 2021 ONCA 353, clarifies that sections 11(4) and (5) of the Crown Liability and Proceedings Act (CLPA)...
Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP
Due to the COVID-19 outbreak and government mandated shutdowns, temporary layoffs shot up exponentially throughout 2020.
On May 5 Taylor McCaffrey's Labour and Employment Law Department held 3 sessions at the CPHR Manitoba HR legislative review session where they discussed Employment Policies, Workplace Privacy and Vaccinations in the Workplace.
In May 2020, Ontario Regulation 228/20 was introduced to Ontario's Employment Standards Act (ESA), exempting COVID-19-related temporary hours or wage reductions from the usual layoff and constructive dismissal provisions.
Smart & Biggar
As the world accelerates its transition to a low-carbon, circular economy, Canadian companies developing resource recovery models need to consider how to integrate IP protection...
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
On June 1, 2021, Quebec's Minister of Justice and Attorney General, Simon Jolin-Barrette, announced the launch of a public consultation on the prospects of class action reform in Quebec.
Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP
The Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) is now accepting requests for expedited examination of trademark applications. CIPO made this announcement by way of a practice notice published...
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
A recent announcement from Alberta Energy marks a significant development in using the province's ample carbon capture and storage potential.
A strata wind-up is an excellent way to realize the economic potential of a multi-unit residential property (the "strata") by leveraging the value of each unit in the strata as a whole...
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
G7 Finance Ministers, including Minister Chrystia Freeland from Canada, commit to the principal design elements for Pillar One and Pillar Two.
As the global challenges posed by climate change continue to mount, countries around the world are looking for innovative and economically feasible sources of cleaner energy.