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Canada: Resuming Visits In Long-term Care Homes - Siskinds LLP

On March 13, 2020, visits were restricted in long term care homes and other residential care settings to reduce the spread of COVID-19.
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Canada: Video: What Does A New Ruling On Canada's Equivalent To Patent Term Extension Mean For The Pharmaceutical Industry? - Torys LLP

Last week, we wrote about the Federal Court's latest judicial review which sheds light on how courts may view eligibility of patents for Canada's recently introduced Certificates of Supplementary Protection (CSPs).
Tags: News, Canada, Federal Court, Torys LLP


Canada: Seismic Shift In Privacy Risks And Obligations - Aird & Berlis LLP

As the world continues to focus on the ongoing effects of COVID-19 and plan for an eventual recovery, many have noticed a seismic shift in Canada's privacy laws.
Tags: News, Canada, Berlis LLP, COVID


Canada: Canada First? A Changing Business Sentiment (Video) - Torys LLP

The Canadian federal government has announced its intention to increase scrutiny on certain cross-border transactions.
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Canada: Extension Of Tax Reassessment Periods And Appeal Deadlines - Aird & Berlis LLP

On July 27, 2020, as part of Canada's continued response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Bill C‑20 received Royal Assent and came into effect, enacting the Time Limits ...
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Canada: AI In Focus: BlueDot And The Response To COVID-19 - Bereskin & Parr LLP

The next application of Artificial Intelligence (AI) to be examined in our AI in Focus series is in the area of infectious disease monitoring, which is particularly relevant during the COVID-19...
Tags: News, Canada, Parr LLP


Canada: Foreign Investment In Canada: Time Periods May Be Extended Under New Legislation - Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

On July 27, 2020, the Time Limits and Other Periods Act (COVID-19) came into force. This new law gives the Minister of Industry, Science and Innovation (Minister) the authority to extend national...
Tags: News, Canada, Blake Cassels, Graydon LLP, Industry Science and Innovation


Canada: "Schrems II": Impacts On Agreements Involving Processing Personal Data Outside The EEA - Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

On July 16, 2020, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) issued its judgment in case C-311/18, Data Protection Commissioner v. Facebook Ireland Ltd and Maximillian Schrems...
Tags: News, Canada, Court of Justice, European Union CJEU, Data Protection Commissioner, Facebook Ireland Ltd, EEA Borden Ladner Gervais LLP


Canada: Class Actions: Gambling On A Novel Cause Of Action May Not Be A Winner - Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg

Disgorgement for wrongdoing is a claim for all the profits made by the defendant as a result of its wrongful conduct.
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Canada: Ontario Superior Court Declines To Enforce "Harsh And Oppressive" Forfeiture Provision For Dismissed Employee's Unvested Stock Awards - Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg

The Ontario Superior Court has released its decision in Battiston v Microsoft Canada Inc. (Battiston), which involved the without-cause termination of a long-serving employee.
Tags: News, Canada, Ontario Superior Court, Battiston, Vineberg, Unvested Stock Awards Davies Ward Phillips, Microsoft Canada Inc Battiston


Canada: Alberta Introduces Mandatory Abandonment Spending And New Liability Management Framework - Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP

On July 30, 2020, the Government of Alberta released a statement and factsheet announcing high-level changes to the regulatory regime that governs oil and gas liabilities to address the growing number of inactive wells in the province.
Tags: News, Canada, Alberta, Palmer LLP, Burnet Duckworth


Canada: Should I Get A Lawyer For A Car Accident? - Gluckstein Personal Injury Lawyers

Sandra came to Gluckstein Lawyers after being involved in a serious car accident. Like Sandra, you may find yourself considering whether you need to hire a lawyer to represent you because...
Tags: News, Canada, Sandra, Gluckstein Personal Injury Lawyers, Gluckstein Lawyers


Canada: Thinking About Real Estate In Canada? Practical Considerations For Structuring A Private REIT - McMillan LLP

These are uncertain times – The public markets have recently rallied, but there remains perceived geographic, public market and other instabilities and uncertainties related to COVID-19.
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Canada: Virtual Discoveries 101: Eight Tips For The COVID-19 Age - Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

Prior to COVID-19, examinations for discovery typically took place in a small boardroom with various lawyers, a witness and a transcriptionist in close quarters.
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Canada: When Should Lawyers Get A Financial Advisor? - Lawyers Financial

"It's never too early to get a financial advisor," says Dawn Marchand, Chief Executive Officer of Lawyers Financial.
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Canada: IP Monitor: Federal Court Of Appeal: Of Course The Federal Courts Can Interpret Agreements! - Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP

The Federal Court of Appeal has confirmed that the Federal Courts can – and do – interpret contracts between private citizens.
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Red Onions Linked to Salmonella Outbreak, Officials Say

More than 500 cases and at least 75 hospitalizations have been reported in the United States and Canada, the health authorities said.
Tags: News, Canada, United States, Onions, Food Contamination and Poisoning, Salmonella (Bacteria


Red onions culprit in salmonella cases that have sickened nearly 400 in US, another 114 in Canada

About 400 in the U.S. have gotten salmonella from red onions from supplier Thomson International. Another 114 cases have been reported in Canada.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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These three companies submitted bids for Canada’s fighter competition

Canada plans to make a final selection in 2022.
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The Pentagon has made more UFO revelations, but Canada's had a public UFO database for decades

Earlier this year, the Pentagon confirmed that Tom Delonge had actually leaked some legit UFO videos; and just last week, The New York Times buried even more UFO revelations on the 17th page of the print edition. It's definitely weird that the former lead singer of Blink-182 emerged from a paranoid painkiller addiction to become a legitimate UFOlogist, in communication with John Podesta and Hillary Clinton. It's even weirder that his colleagues in the To The Stars Academy of Arts and Sciences in...
Tags: Post, Hollywood, News, US, Toronto, America, Canada, Hillary Clinton, United States, New York Times, Aliens, Pentagon, Cia, Tom Delonge, Defense Department, Ufo


Condo Prices Down 1.4% in June, Sales Down 31%, But Demand Is Ticking Up

Homebuyer demand for condos is recovering more slowly than demand for single-family homes since the pandemic began, but buyers seeking affordability are starting to return Seattle, WA – July 31, 2020 (PRNewswire) (NASDAQ: RDFN) — Condo sale prices nationwide dropped 1.4% year over year to a median of $252,000 in June, the second consecutive month of drops after nearly two years of rising prices, according to a new report from Redfin (www.redfin.com), the technology-powered real estate broker...
Tags: Real Estate, News, Radio, Canada, United States, Detroit, Redfin, Seattle Wa, Real Estate News, Tony Orlando, Taylor Marr, Carlos Barrientos, RDFN Condo, San Francisco Redfin


Canada cracks down on those traveling through the country to get to Alaska

People who choose to travel to Alaska through Canada are facing stricter rules starting Friday.
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Canada: COVID-19 Update: The End Of Ontario's Declared Emergency And Important Implications For Employers - CCPartners

On July 24, 2020, Bill 195, Reopening Ontario (A Flexible Response to COVID-19) Act, 2020 came into force, and the declared emergency in Ontario came to an end.
Tags: News, Canada, Bill, Ontario, COVID


Canada: Canada's First Judicial Consideration Of Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) - Torkin Manes LLP

In 2014, Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) came into effect with the aim of protecting consumers and businesses from the misuse of digital technology, including spam and other electronic threats.
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Canada: The Fund Library Publishes Samantha Prasad's "Prescribed-rate Loan Strategy Can Save On Taxes" - Minden Gross LLP

So far, 2020 has been quite a downer – not just emotionally, but also economically. So it was only a matter of time before the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA)
Tags: News, Canada, Minden Gross LLP, Samantha Prasad


Justin Trudeau To Testify Before Parliament on WE Charity Scandal

There was no corruption, just a government working to save lives during a pandemic. That’s the message the prime minister delivered to skeptical lawmakers, and to Canadians.
Tags: News, Canada, Conflicts Of Interest, Justin Trudeau, Trudeau, Justin, WE Charity, To Testify Before Parliament


Justin Trudeau tells MPs he did not intervene to award contract to charity

Canadian PM’s family had done paid work for We Charity Trudeau: ‘I did absolutely nothing to influence’ decisionJustin Trudeau has told parliament he did not intervene to make sure a charity his family did paid work for would win a government contract.The Canadian prime minister has previously apologized and in an appearance before a parliamentary committee on Thursday, he said again that he should have recused himself from a cabinet decision to award a contract to administer money to students h...
Tags: Americas, World news, Canada, Justin Trudeau, Trudeau


National Drug Drop-Off Month Urges Safe Disposal of Unused Prescriptions to Reduce Substance Abuse Among Pandemic-Homebound Youth

Poll: Six in ten Canadians admit they have unused or expired prescriptions in their home despite high risk of abuse, misuse or accidental poisoningsVANCOUVER, British Columbia, July 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- COVID-19 is the most urgent public health problem facing Canadians today— but as part of National Drug Drop-Off Month this August, Drug Free Kids Canada and London Drugs are calling attention to another devastating health concern exacerbated by the pandemic and still prevalent in househol...
Tags: Health, London, News, Canada, Columbia, Manitoba, London Drugs, British Columbia Alberta Saskatchewan, Chris Chiew, Chiew, National Drug Drop Off Month, Chantal Vallerand, DFK Canada, CANADA Drug Free Kids Canada, DrugFreeKidsCanada, Wendy Hartley


Toronto film festival announces line-up with Mark Wahlberg drama premiering

Halle Berry’s directorial debut also on programme but whether physical screenings will take place remains up in the airThe Toronto film festival has announced its main line-up for this year, although it still uncertain whether physical screenings will take place.As with the Venice and Cannes film festivals, the selection appears to have been significantly affected by the coronavirus pandemic, which has caused production shutdowns and release delays across the industry. Arguably the most high-pro...
Tags: Books, Music, Television, Media, Film, Americas, Toronto, World news, Bbc, Culture, Canada, Television & radio, Frances Mcdormand, Film adaptations, Festivals, Mark Wahlberg


Stolen Teddy Bear With Dying Mother’s Voice Returned To Daughter After Actor Ryan Reynolds, Others Offered $15,000 Reward

(CNN) — A Vancouver woman has been reunited with a teddy bear that has special significance for her. Mara Soriano’s mother, Marilyn Soriano, 53, died on June 29, 2019, after battling cancer. Mara Soriano said her mom gifted her the bear, which includes a voice-recorded message, shortly before her passing. During a hectic move last week, the bear was stolen from outside the U-Haul that Soriano and her fiance rented to transport their belongings. It was packed in a bag with other valuables. Get th...
Tags: Zach Braff, Theft, Cnn, Canada, Vancouver, Offbeat, Soriano, Cbc, Reynolds, Dan Levy, Kraft Peanut Butter, Vancouver NEWS, George Stroumboulopoulos, Ryan Reynolds Reynolds, Cable News Network Inc, WarnerMedia Company



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