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Doing Business In Canada 2019
Canada's legal system is based on English common law, applied in nine provinces and three territories; and French civil law ...
16 Nov 2018
BLG Releases 2018 Guide To Doing Business In Canada
BLG's Doing Business in Canada covers the Canadian laws and regulations that are most relevant to foreign companies and investors, and includes chapters on important topics such as foreign investment regulation, securities regulation, employment law
12 Jan 2018
Tribunal Rules That Requests For Guide Dog In Classroom Must Be Assessed Based On Each Student's Educational Needs
The meeting demonstrated that there was a disconnect between J.F.'s behaviour at home and what he was exhibiting in the classroom.
10 Nov 2017
Brown V. Canada (Attorney General), 2017 Onsc 251, Ontario Superior Court Of Justice (Belobaba J.), 14 February 2017
The Ontario Superior Court of Justice held that Canada was liable for the loss or harm suffered by approximately 16,000 Aboriginal children apprehended and removed from their homes in Ontario...
16 Mar 2017
Spookw V. Gitxsan Treaty Society, 2017 BCCA 16, Court Of Appeal For British Columbia (Harris, Goepel And Savage JJ.A.), 12 January 2017
The British Columbia Court of Appeal held that certain members and Bands of a First Nation did not have standing to pursue remedies against a corporate body representing the First Nation in treaty negotiations.
16 Mar 2017
Damages For Human Rights Breaches In Court Cases And Comparison To Human Rights Tribunal Decisions
Human rights tribunals across Canada generally have the authority to award damages for injury to dignity, feelings and self-respect.
10 Feb 2017
Ministry Releases New Bomb Threat Procedures
​A study from the U.S. based National School Safety and Security Services found that there had been 812 occurrences in the United States in the first half of 2014, a 153% increase since the previous year.
10 Feb 2017
Doing Business In Canada 2017
This guide provides a practical overview of Canada's legal landscape to international businesses looking to establish operations in Canada or considering an investment in a Canadian business.
7 Dec 2016
Great Bear Rainforest (Forest Management) Act Could Create Social Licence
Twenty years ago, what is now called the Great Bear Rainforest, was on the front lines of environmental activism.
21 Apr 2016
Municipal Elections Act Update: The Ontario Government Introduces Proposed Changes To The Municipal Elections Act To Allow Ranked Ballots
On April 4, 2016, the Ontario Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, the Hon. Ted McMeeken introduced Bill 181, the Municipal Elections Modernization Act, 2016 which proposes changes to the Municipal Elections Act, 1996, S.O. 1996, c. 32, Sched.
13 Apr 2016
2016 Federal Budget – Impact on Registered Charities and Non-Profit Organizations
The Minister of Finance tabled the Government's 2016 Federal Budget on March 22, 2016.
23 Mar 2016
A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall: How Employers Pay For Not Having A Bullying And Harassment Policy
Employers are facing increasing costs as a result of incidents of bullying and harassment in the workplace, and must be aware of the multiple avenues from which liability can arise. British Columbia's Human Rights Code prohibits discrimination against a person regarding employment on a number of grounds, and provides the Human Rights Tribunal with the authority to make financial awards for injury to a complainant's "dignity, feelings and self-respect".
2 Mar 2016
Liberal Government Announces Winding Down Of The Political Activities Audit Program For Charities
The Honourable Diane Lebouthillier, P.C., M.P., Minister of National Revenue, announced today the winding down of the review by the CRA of registered charities' political activities saying results of the political activities audit program have shown substantial compliance with the rules restricting political activities.
21 Jan 2016
Charbonneau Commission Report
In the course of its work, the Commission, at its request, sought and was granted certain additional powers by the Government, including the right to compel production of documents and to carry out seizures.
27 Nov 2015
Federal Court Of Appeal Upholds The National Energy Board's Authorization Of Seismic Testing In Davis Strait And Baffin Bay
On August 17, 2015, the Federal Court of Appeal (the "Court") released a highly anticipated decision that addressed the scope of the Crown's duty to consult and accommodate the Inuit of Clyde River...
23 Sep 2015
Ontario PC Leader Introduces Shadow Cabinet
On September 10, 2015, the leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario, Patrick Brown, introduced his "shadow" cabinet of critics related to various government portfolios.
14 Sep 2015
Queen's Park – The 2015 Fall Agenda
A number of key items will likely be the centre of attention around Queen's Park this fall. The top two are the negotiations with Ontario's secondary school teachers and the looming initial public offering of Hydro One.
11 Sep 2015
CRA Issues Advisory On Partisan Political Activities
On August 21, 2015, the CRA issued an advisory, reminding registered charities that they are prohibited from devoting any of their resources to partisan political activities during this election period.
3 Sep 2015
UPDATE: Canada Day Brings With It New AER Application Requirements Regarding First Nations Consultation
In our February 27, 2015 blog posting, we alerted industry participants to new application requirements set out in the Joint Operating Procedures for First Nations Consultation on Energy Resource Activities.
3 Jul 2015
Ontario Introduces 2015-2016 Budget: Building Ontario Up
On Thursday, April 23, 2015, the Ontario Minister of Finance, Charles Sousa, introduced the province’s 2015-2016 budget "Building Ontario Up".
29 Apr 2015
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