On March 19, 2020, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau stated that Canada's Defence Production Act could soon be invoked to respond to the COVID-19 crisis.
The COVID-19 pandemic has already been causing significant turmoil for Canadian Federal Government and Provincial/Territorial Government ("Government") contractors.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
Ce billet a été publié pour la première fois à 12h01 le 24 mars 2020 et les dernières mises à jour datent du 25 mars 2020 à 14h.
Langlois lawyers, LLP
On March 10, 2020, Quebec Finance Minister Eric Girard tabled his second budget marked by measures to promote the green economy.
Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti LLP
On March 18, 2020, the federal government announced its COVID-19 Economic Response Plan which includes significant measures to assist both workers and businesses affected by the COVID-19 outbreak.
Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti LLP
On March 16, 2020, the Ontario Government announced that it intends to table legislation that, if passed, would amend the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (ESA) to immediately provide job protection...
Earlier today the government of Ontario provided an outline of its plan to help control the spread of COVID-19 through the province's workplaces.
McLennan Ross LLP
Effective January 6, 2020, the Government of Alberta rolled out the Vendor Performance Management (VPM) Program to support the delivery...
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
On Thursday, February 27, 2020, Finance Minister Travis Toews delivered his second budget entitled "A Plan for Jobs and the Economy" which includes the government's fiscal and capital...
The correct application of the transition provisions in Ontario's new Construction Act has, in certain circumstances, stimulated robust debate and perhaps a little confusion.
As part of its 2019 election platform, the federal Liberals announced a plan for the creation of a new Crown agency that would be responsible for conducting procurements
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
2019 saw the financial close of what has been billed as the largest First-Nations-led infrastructure project in Canadian history: the Wataynikaneyap Power Transmission Project (the "Project").
Miller Thomson LLP
The Supreme Court of British Columbia heard arguments from February 3 to 7, 2020 from a coalition of British Columbia's largest construction associations (the "Coalition")...
On February 5, 2020, Senator Julie Miville-Dechêne introduced Bill S-211 into the Senate, which if passed would enact the proposed Modern Slavery Act.
McLeish Orlando LLP
With winter in full swing, it's important to understand the law surrounding snow removal on your property. In Ontario, property owners owe a duty of care to ensure that in all circumstances
The governments of Alberta and Manitoba announced throughout 2019 that they will remove all remaining procurement exceptions under the Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA).
British Columbia's lobbying law will have a new name, new registration requirements and new ethical restrictions on May 4, 2020.
Bereskin & Parr LLP
In April 2018, the Government of Québec launched a new Innovation Program.
As part of its ongoing efforts to fight collusion among bidders in public procurements, the Competition Bureau recently announced that it had signed a Memorandum of Understanding ...
Fogler, Rubinoff LLP
On January 9, 2020, the B.C. Supreme Court in Walton v. Warren 2020 BCSC 19 found in favour of the Purchaser when an undiscovered underground storage tank required removal ...