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Cassels Brock
On October 11, 2018, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC or Court) found that the duty to consult was not triggered during the "law making process" in its decision Mikisew Cree First Nation v. Canada...
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
The Supreme Court of Canada determined that Ministers of the Crown have no duty to consult Aboriginal Peoples in the development of legislation, in its October 11, 2018 decision in Mikisew Cree First Nation v. Canada.
Dentons
Is it possible for a party not named in an insurance policy to be entitled to insurance proceeds under that policy?
WeirFoulds LLP
In the last month, the Court of Appeal decided two cases based on the "litigation finger test".[1] The litigation finger test can assist a plaintiff in cases of misdescription or misnomer of a party.
Dentons
Is it possible for a party not named in an insurance policy to be entitled to insurance proceeds under that policy?
Langlois lawyers, LLP
On September 4, the Building Act became much stricter regarding the conditions for obtaining and retaining a contractor's licence.
Fogler, Rubinoff LLP
In Transalta v. The Queen (2012 DTC 1106) ("Transalta"), the Tax Court of Canada concluded that for the stock option rules ...
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Like many organizations in Canada, yours is probably not fully prepared for the mandatory breach reporting requirements coming into force under the federal Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) November 1, 2018.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
Following are the summaries for this week's civil decisions of the Court of Appeal for Ontario.
Rotfleisch & Samulovitch P.C.
Addressing executor's fee is an important facet of estate planning.
Rogers Partners LLP
‘Threshold defensible' is a term often used in the world of insurance defense litigation to refer to a case whereby the alleged injuries claimed by the plaintiff, as a result of a motor vehicle accident, are unlikely to give rise to ...
Rogers Partners LLP
In A.F. v. North Blenheim Mutual Insurance Company, the Executive Chair of the Licence Appeal Tribunal reconsidered two decisions where the Tribunal applied the two year limitation under s.56 of the SABS and dismissed the claims as statute barred.
Fasken
On August 8, in Syndicat des employé(e)s de TVA, section locale 687, SCFP et Groupe TVA inc. et l'Union des artistes[1], the Canada Industrial Relations Board rendered a decision in which it examines ...
Fasken
Many Canadian employers offer jobs to students during the summer. While some might think that hiring these young candidates on a temporary basis makes it possible to meet the higher workload caused by the summer holidays ...
Fasken
Perceptions of marijuana have changed dramatically. What was an illegal drug is now a recognized medical treatment and is soon to be a legal recreational activity.
Fasken
A recent decision out of British Columbia highlights a common pitfall when employers terminate employees for cause: failing to thoroughly and proactively investigate the facts and circumstances regarding the alleged misconduct or neglect of duty.
McInnes Cooper
On October 11, 2018, the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal released its first decision considering the saving provision in Section 12 of Nova Scotia's new Limitations of Actions Act.
Gowling WLG
The Supreme Court of Canada released its decision in Mikisew Cree First Nation v. Canada (Governor General in Council) on October 11, 2018.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
As we reported, Canada has joined a new trilateral trade deal called the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).
Bennett Jones LLP
In a recent decision, Rosas v Toca, 2018 BCCA 191 [Rosas], the British Columbia Court of Appeal turned sharply away from traditional contract law principles by holding that parties may modify...
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Blaney McMurtry LLP
In Atos IT Solutions v Sapient Canada Inc., the Court confirmed that the "minimum performance principle" places a common law limit on expectation damages for breach of contract.
Applied Strategies Inc.,
In late February 2018 I released a column titled "Recession Proofing – Why Now? Perhaps the Better Response is Why Not?" It struck a nerve with the legal industry.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Supercluster or cluster is a reference to research by economists Michael Porter around what makes communities competitive and especially innovative communities.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
In these videos, we look at the supercluster concept and how these superclusters will support frictionless IP as well create and monetize data in Canada.
Applied Strategies Inc.,
Obviously, it is always good to begin at the start and address why it is important to deal with the question of why law firms would even be thinking about recession-proofing in 2018.
Rotfleisch & Samulovitch P.C.
Cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, Dash, Ether, Litecoin, Ethereum and Ripple have been the subject of intense media coverage in recent months due to their general astronomical surge in value.
Collins Barrow National Incorporated
In recent years, digital currencies called "cryptocurrencies" have exploded in mainstream popularity.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
There has been an increase in cyberbullying with the rise of social media. According to the Canadian government, "cyberbullying involves the use of communication technologies… to repeatedly intimidate or harass others".
Blaney McMurtry LLP
Business aviation plays a major role in the Canadian economy. In September, 2017, according to the Canadian Business Aviation Association...
Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti LLP
Arbitrator found that the fact that an employee reported to work smelling of alcohol did not provide the employer with reasonable cause to test that employee for drugs.
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