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Canada: Canada Increases Settlement Funds For Express Entry Immigrants - Immigration.ca

January 18, 2019 - Settlement funds required for new Express Entry immigrants coming to Canada have increased for 2019.
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Canada: Top Headlines Of 2018 - Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP

Last year ushered in a number of changes to the Canadian pharmaceutical and life sciences sector.
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Canada: New Requirements Regarding Beneficial Ownership Of Federal Corporations Come Into Force In June 2019 - Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

The Budget Implementation Act, 2018, No. 2, which amends several federal statutes, including the Canada Business Corporations Act, received royal assent on December 13, 2018.
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Canada: Statistical Correlation Not Enough To Sustain A Human Rights Complaint - Fasken

The appeal of VANDU to the BC Supreme Court (BCSC) was successful.
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Canada: Beyond Bill 148 : More Changes Announced To The Employment Standards Act And The Labour Relations Act - Fasken

As the Legislative Assembly will not sit again until February 2019, these changes may take some time before they come into effect.
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Canada: Ontario Government Auto Insurance Reform - Torkin Manes LLP

On January 9, 2019 the Ontario Government issued a news release announcing that it is seeking input on how to make auto insurance more affordable.
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Canada: Employment & Labour – Top Ten Cases Of 2018 - Cox & Palmer

2018 saw a number of developments in employment and labour law.
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Canada: Supreme Court Strikes Down Expatriate Voting Restrictions: No "Social Contract" Justification - Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

On January 11, 2019, a majority of the Supreme Court of Canada ruled in Frank v. Canada (Attorney General) that certain provisions in the Canada Elections Act, which denied federal voting rights
Tags: News, Supreme Court, Canada, Frank, Supreme Court of Canada, Blake Cassels, Graydon LLP


Canada: Smart Cities: Are There Privacy Potholes Ahead? - Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

Technology is making urban areas smarter, safer and more sustainable. But as cities collect more and more data about their citizens, legal questions are beginning to emerge.
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Canada: Top Innovative Industries Shaping The Canadian Economy - Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

We hope you enjoy – and benefit from – this legal-insider's view on some of the most fascinating areas we're working in today. As always, we welcome and look forward to your feedback.
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Canada: Bill C-86 Set To Strengthen Financial Consumer Protection - Torys LLP

The Budget Implementation Act, 2018, No. 2, Bill C-86 (Bill), was introduced in the House of Commons on October 29.
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Canada: Dude, Where's My Data? The OPC's Privacy Guidance To Cannabis Retailers And Purchasers - Torkin Manes LLP

With much fanfare, recreational cannabis became legal in Canada on October 17, 2018.
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Canada: Ontario Court Of Appeal Summaries (January 7 – 11, 2019) - Blaney McMurtry LLP

There were only three substantive civil decisions released by the Court of Appeal this week.
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Canada: Saskatchewan Court Stays Class Action As An Abuse Of Process - Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

On November 13, 2018, Justice Keene of the Queen's Bench for Saskatchewan released a decision staying a class action filed in Saskatchewan with respect to the Equifax cybersecurity breach incident that occurred in 2017
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Canada: New U.S. Anti-Hybrid Rules: A Primer - Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

On December 20, 2018, the U.S. Department of the Treasury (the Treasury Department) released proposed regulations under new Section 267A of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code
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Canada examining case of Saudi who fled Canada after charge

TORONTO (AP) — Canada’s foreign minister says her government is looking into the case of a Saudi Arabian man charged with sexually assault who has gone missing. Nova Scotia’s prosecution service said this month that Mohammed Zuraibi Alzoabi had bail posted by the Saudi Arabian Embassy last year in the case involving allegations of sexual […]
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Henderson tied for lead in LPGA Tour opener

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Brooke Henderson of Canada birdied five of her last eight holes Thursday for a 6-under 65, giving her a share of the lead with Eun-Hee Ji in the season-opening Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions on the LPGA Tour. The 26-player field is for LPGA winners from each of the […]
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Canada wastes more than half its food

Most of the waste happens at the processing stage, not in people's homes.
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Kidnapped Canadian found dead, Burkina Faso officials say

Man had been abducted by a dozen gunmen at mining site near border with NigerA Canadian kidnapped in Burkina Faso on Tuesday has been found dead, a spokesman for the security ministry has said.The man was abducted after nightfall by a dozen gunmen at a mining site owned by Vancouver-based Progress Minerals near the border with Niger, in an area that the government said was under growing threat from armed jihadists. Continue reading...
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Canada: A New Health Tax Regime In British Columbia, Canada - TMF Group

The province of British Columbia in Canada has passed new health tax regime that will affect both employers and employees.
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Canada: Another One Bites The Dust – The Plentiful Pitfalls Of Non-Competition Clauses - Miller Titerle + Company LLP

A recent decision of the BC Supreme Court is a good reminder of the importance of extremely careful drafting of non-competition clauses.
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Canada: Shifting Burdens: OHS Prosecutions May Be Getting Harder For The Crown - Fasken

A recent decision of the Alberta Court of Appeal may make it more difficult for the Crown to prove general duty offences under occupational health and safety legislation in Alberta.
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Canada: Determining Impairment In The Workplace - Fasken

The federal government's legalization of recreational cannabis on October 17, 2018 has brought forward the issue of workplace impairment.
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Canada: Time Is Up: Are You WHMIS 2015 Compliant? - Fasken

WHMIS is a national program of hazardous materials labelling, information, instruction, training and general health and safety awareness.
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Canada: Bill C-86 Modernizes The Federal Employment Standards Regime - Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti LLP

The Federal Government has updated its employment standards regime. Bill C-86 received Royal Assent on December 13, 2018.
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Canada: The Cannabis Conundrum: To Opt In Or Out Of The Retail Cannabis Regime - Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

Since October 17, 2018, Ontario residents have been able to legally purchase recreational cannabis online through the Ontario Cannabis Retail Corporation, a Crown corporation operating as the OCS
Tags: News, Canada, Ontario, Ontario Cannabis Retail Corporation, Retail Cannabis Regime Borden Ladner Gervais LLP


China hits back at criticism of its detention of Canadians

BEIJING (AP) — China minced no words on Thursday as it rejected an accusation by Canada’s foreign minister that its detentions of Canadians pose a threat to all countries. “I think your foreign minister may be in a hurry, and can’t help speaking without thinking,” foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said in response to a […]
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Canada: Ontario Conducts Massive Express Entry Human Capital Priorities Draw - Immigration.ca

Ontario immigration has delivered a statement of intent for 2019 by issuing Notifications of Interest to nearly 1,500 candidates under its Express Entry Human Capital Priorities stream.
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Canada: Quebec Extends Deadline To Accept Applications For 2019 Immigrant Investor Program (QIIP) Until August 31, 2019 - Immigration.ca

January 16, 2019 -The Quebec government has extended the deadline to submit 1900 new applications under its new Immigrant Investor Program through August 31, 2019, the Quebec immigration ministry (MIDI) has announced.
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China's envoy to Canada says Huawei 5G ban would have repercussions

China's envoy to Canada on Thursday warned Ottawa there would be repercussions if it banned technology firm Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL] from supplying equipment to Canadian 5G networks, the latest blast in a deepening bilateral dispute. Ambassador Lu Shaye, speaking at a news conference, did not give details. Canada is currently studying the security implications of 5G networks, but unlike some allies has not announced Huawei equipment will be excluded.
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