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Labour leadership: Starmer, Long-Bailey and Nandy debate in Guardian hustings – live news

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including the EU agreeing its negotiating mandate for the post-Brexit trade talks with the UK, and the Guardian’s Labour leadership hustings in ManchesterLord Steel quits Lib Dems after child abuse inquiry reportEU demands UK keep chlorinated chicken ban to get trade dealEU’s negotiating mandate for trade talks with UK – Snap analysis 6.20pm GMT Good afternoon. I’m Andrew Sparrow, taking over from Aamna Mohdin, and I’m in M...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, France, Eu, European Union, UK News, Canada, Labour party leadership, Labour, Manchester, Tony Blair, Keir Starmer, David Davis, Financial Times, Brexit

Child migrant: Finding family existed was 'like lottery win'

The 85-year-old told the Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry he was sent to Canada from a UK orphanage when he was 10.
Tags: UK, News, Canada, Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry

Canada: Preparing For Proxy Season: Board Composition - Stikeman Elliott LLP

Having completed our annual deep dive into the past year's corporate governance developments and trends...
Tags: News, Canada, Board Composition Stikeman Elliott LLP

Canada: Cannabis Lounges And Cafés On The Horizon In Ontario - WeirFoulds LLP

In an effort to move towards an open market for cannabis, the Ontario Government recently launched an online consultation to ask the public, businesses, health sector, and other stakeholders ...
Tags: News, Canada, Ontario, Ontario Government

Canada: Canada Labour Code Requirements For Annual Workplace Inspection Only Apply To Employer-Controlled Work Areas - Gowling WLG

The Supreme Court of Canada, in its long-awaited decision rendered in Canada Post Corp. v. Canadian Union of Postal Workers[1]...
Tags: News, Canada, Supreme Court of Canada, Canadian Union of Postal Workers, Canada Post Corp

Canada: Municipal Tax Law Update - February 2020 - Minden Gross LLP

The Assessment Appeal Deadline Date for non-Residential properties for the 2020 taxation year is March 31, 2020.
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Pakistani woman accused of blasphemy seeks asylum in France

A Christian woman acquitted of blasphemy after spending eight years on death row in Pakistan, and who faced death threats from Islamic extremists, said she is going to request asylum in France. Asia Bibi will receive her diploma Tuesday as a Citizen of Honor of the city of Paris, a title she was awarded in 2015. Bibi has lived in Canada since she was released by Pakistan last year.
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Canada: The "Fix" Is In: Alberta Employee Awarded 34.5 Months' Damages For Breach Of Contract - McMillan LLP

Rice v Shell Global Solutions Canada Inc. – a recent decision by Alberta's Court of Queen's Bench...
Tags: News, Canada, Alberta, Rice, Breach Of Contract McMillan LLP, Shell Global Solutions Canada Inc

Canada: What's It Worth? A Look At The Types Of Damages In Contract Law - McLennan Ross LLP

Before you go to court, you should know what relief you want the court to give you. Courts can award a wide variety of damages, or financial remedies...
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Canada: Boosting The Rate Of Technology Adoption - Aird & Berlis LLP

For many observers of the legal industry, the seemingly glacial change of innovation can be astounding.
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Canada: Empathy vs. Sympathy – Helping a Loved One Through Their Healing Journey (Video) - Gluckstein Personal Injury Lawyers

Trauma, mental health struggles, and recovery after a life-altering event can be a very isolating experience. As a loved one, there are fewer things harder to watch than a person we care about ...
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Canada: Alta Energy – Federal Court Of Appeal Confirms That Treaty Shopping Is Not Abusive - McCarthy Tétrault LLP

In Her Majesty the Queen v. Alta Energy Luxembourg S.A.R.L., the Federal Court of Appeal confirmed that so-called "treaty shopping" is not abusive of Canada's tax treaties.
Tags: News, Canada, Queen, Federal Court of Appeal, McCarthy Tétrault LLP, Alta Energy, Alta Energy Luxembourg

Canada: Update: Ontario Has Applied To The Supreme Court Of Canada For Leave To Appeal In National Steel Car's Ongoing Challenge To The "Global Adjustment" - McCarthy Tétrault LLP

On January 27, 2020, the Attorney General of Ontario applied for leave to appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada.
Tags: News, Canada, Ontario, Global Adjustment McCarthy Tétrault LLP

Canada: Liability Concerns In The eSports And Video Gaming Industry - Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP

The eSports industry is on track to surpass $1 billion in revenue this year.
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Canada: This Is Not A Locker Room: Do Not Publicly Criticize Your Employees - Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP

Toronto Raptors head coach recently made headlines for unfiltered comments about his team members.
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Canada: Un nouveau critère d'examen change profondément la pratique des marques : le caractère distinctif - Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP

La fonction essentielle de toute marque de commerce est de garantir au consommateur l'origine des biens et des services arborant la marque.
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Canada: Competition Law Year In Review 2019 - Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP

The Supreme Court of Canada released its highly-anticipated decision in the optical disc drive price-fixing class action.
Tags: News, Canada, Supreme Court of Canada, Affleck Greene McMurtry

Canada: Une juste valeur spéculative? Pas si vite! - Stikeman Elliott LLP

La Cour d'appel du Yukon infirme un jugement de la Cour suprême du Yukon qui fixe la juste valeur en function...
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Canada: Novel Coronavirus 2019 - Precautionary Measures In The Workplace - Aird & Berlis LLP

Canadian employers remember well the seriousness of the SARS epidemic and the impact on their operations and employees.
Tags: News, Canada, Berlis LLP, Workplace Aird

Canada: Copyright Can't Bend Far Enough To Be Used Like A Patent - Bereskin & Parr LLP

A recent Alberta court case analyzed the limits of copyright protection after a plaintiff tried to argue that pipe bending machines infringed copyright
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Canada: How To Ensure That Emails Of Former Employees Do Not Fall Through The Cracks When Purchasing A Business - Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP

The importance of email in the workplace presents a variety of legal challenges when purchasing a business.
Tags: News, Canada, Business Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP

Canada: Let's See The Money! Debt Finance Options In M&A - Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP

In many cases purchasers in an M&A deal will obtain debt financing to cover a portion of the purchase price.
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Canada: Ontario Court Confirms Limited Applicability Of Vicarious Liability In Franchising - McCarthy Tétrault LLP

The recent decision of Jogia v. RE/MAX Ontario confirms that it will only be in exceptional circumstances that a franchisor will be found to be vicariously liable for the actions of its franchisees.
Tags: News, Canada, Ontario Court, McCarthy Tétrault LLP, Jogia, RE MAX Ontario

Canada: Notable Trademark Decisions In 2019 – Outlook For 2020 - Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP

2019 has been a momentous year for trademark owners and their advisors.
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Canada: Part I – The Neverending Story: A Legislative Journey In Four Parts - Miller Titerle + Company LLP

Over the past few months, virtually every significant piece of legislation governing BC and federal workplaces has been subject to some major changes.
Tags: News, Canada, BC

Canada opens door to expanding assisted dying

Patients would no longer after to prove their natural death is "reasonably foreseeable".
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Canada's government seeks to expand access to assisted dying

Proposal would include for the first time people who are not in immediate risk of dyingCanada’s government has proposed broadening a 2016 law on medically assisted death to include for the first time people who were not in immediate risk of dying.Ottawa made the announcement after a court in the province of Quebec last September said part of the law on physician-assisted suicide was too limited and should therefore be considered unconstitutional. Continue reading...
Tags: Americas, World news, Canada, Quebec, Assisted dying, Ottawa

Canada Oil-Sands Plan Collapses Over Politics and Economics

A developer has abandoned a nine-year effort to extend mining, sparing Justin Trudeau a choice between energy interests and environmental concerns.
Tags: News, Canada, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Oil sands, Justin Trudeau, Trudeau, Justin, Teck Resources Ltd, Prices (Fares, Politics And Government, Oil (Petroleum) and Gasoline, Regulation and Deregulation of Industry, Fees and Rates, Alberta (Canada

US economy faces long-lasting damage from trade war: Fed official

The trade conflict of the past two years likely left a mark on the US economy, even with the recent agreement to defuse the situation, a Federal Reserve official said Monday. The outbreak of the new coronavirus in China adds another risk factor to the outlook, which otherwise seemed poised to provide steady growth, said Loretta Mester, president of the Federal Reserve's regional bank in Cleveland. With the partial agreement signed with China to call a truce in the dispute with Beijing -- despi...
Tags: News, Mexico, China, US, Beijing, Canada, Federal Reserve, Cleveland, Fed, Mester, Loretta Mester

This oil sands project in Canada has been in the works for a decade. Now the company behind it is backing out

Canadian miner Teck Resources announced it will drop plans for its controversial Frontier oil sands project in Alberta, Canada. The project gripped the Canadian public for months, sparking a heated debate about the economy and the environment.
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