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McCarthy Tétrault LLP
On September 29, 2020, our Strategic Advisory Group hosted "The Speech from the Throne: The Impact on your Business". Paul Zed moderated a panel discussion on the Speech from the Throne.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
On October 7, 2020, the Environment Minister, Jonathan Wilkinson, announced a future ban on certain single-use plastics.[1] Defined as "designed to be thrown away after being used only once"
MLT Aikins LLP
The British Columbia government is developing new direct delivery and farm-gate sales programs to assist small scale
Gowling WLG
Yesterday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Ontario Premier Doug Ford held a joint press briefing in Oakville, Ontario to announce a federal-provincial investment of $500 million to...
Gowling WLG
For too long, Indigenous children have been over-represented in care, underfunded, and poorly served by Canada's child and family services regime, which, among...
Gowling WLG
In the recent case of Nunatsiavut Government v. Newfoundland and Labrador Justice Vikas Khaladkar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador held that the Province had...
Bennett Jones LLP
On September 18, 2020, the British Columbia government announced that the first half of a $100-million fund earmarked for cleaning up dormant wells has been disbursed.
Bennett Jones LLP
On October 1, the Government of Canada announced the Canada Infrastructure Bank's (CIB) $10-billion plan to invest in major infrastructure initiatives (the Growth Plan), as a part of the...
Torys LLP
Global Affairs Canada is renewing its strategy for supporting Canadian companies' Responsible Business Conduct (RBC) abroad.
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg
The fourth version of the Equator Principles (EP4), a financial industry benchmark used by Equator Principle Financial Institutions (EPFIs) to assess and manage environmental and social risk in international project finance.
Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP
It has been almost 5 years since the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada (TRC), led by former Justice and now Manitoba Senator Murray Sinclair...
Miller Titerle + Company
On September 21, 2020 the Williams Lake First Nation ("WLFN") and the BC government entered into a landmark cannabis agreement (the "WLFN Agreement")
Bennett Jones LLP
The Equator Principles (EPs) is a set of ten voluntary principles or guidelines established to assist financial institutions with identifying, assessing and managing environmental and social risk...
Lenczner Slaght
Over the past two days, the Supreme Court of Canada heard appeals from decisions of the Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Ontario Courts of Appeal on the constitutionality of the federal...
MLT Aikins LLP
Mr. Justice Cohen made the recommendation as part of his commission of inquiry into the decline of Fraser River sockeye.
Bennett Jones LLP
New infrastructure projects will be an important part of Canada's recovery from the COVID-19 crisis, and many will be situated on the path of reconciliation with Indigenous peoples.
Gowling WLG
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau held a press conference at the conclusion of the three days of meetings of the federal cabinet. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Chrystia Freeland...
Watson Goepel LLP
Indigenous Law lawyer Anita Boscariol is a panelist for the Sept. 24th session "Developments in Aboriginal Law and Litigation,"
Devry Smith Frank LLP
The duty to consult and to accommodate indigenous peoples can arise at any time in the aggregate licensing process. The failure to properly address the duty will not only cost time and...
Gowling WLG
A summary of the day's activities of Tuesday, August 25, follows.
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