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Canada: Court Of Appeal Signifies Accommodative Approach To Procedural Requirements During Covid-19 - Dale & Lessmann LLP

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused extensive societal challenges, including with respect to complying with procedural steps in the judicial process.
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Canada: Conservation Authorities Re-imagined: Amendments To The Conservation Authorities Act Through Bill 229, Protect, Support And Recover From COVID-19 Act (Budget Measures), 2020 - Aird & Berlis LLP

The provincial government proposes to revise the role and operations of Ontario's conservation authorities. As part of Bill 229, the Protect, Support and Recover from COVID-19 Act...
Tags: News, Canada, Bill, Ontario, Aird, Berlis LLP


Canada: A Primer On Expropriation - Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP

Expropriation is defined as the government's right to take the whole or part of privately owned land for public use and benefit, upon the obligation to pay just compensation to the owner.
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Canada: Can I Be Sued If I Infect Someone With COVID-19? - Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP

As the COVID-19 pandemic stretches on, and the restrictions surrounding self-isolation, quarantine, and physical distancing remain in place, many Manitobans are frustrated by the inability to leave their homes, ...
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Canada: COVID-19 Employee Privacy Issues - Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP

As the case numbers of COVID-19 rise across the province, employers in Manitoba are increasingly confronted with questions as to the amount of information they can share when an employee informs their employer that they have tested positive for the virus.
Tags: News, Canada, Manitoba, Thompson Dorfman Sweatman, COVID


Canada: Federal Government Launches Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy Program - Lawson Lundell LLP

This blog post is an update to our post on the Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy program ("CERS").
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Canada: Toronto And Peel Moved Into Lockdown - Littler Mendelson

On November 20, 2020, Ontario announced that in order to stop the spread of COVID-19, Toronto and Peel (including the cities of Mississauga and Brampton)
Tags: News, Toronto, Canada, Ontario, Mississauga, Littler Mendelson, COVID


Canada: Bill 48 Proposes To Create Single Land And Property Rights Tribunal In Alberta - Bennett Jones LLP

A key goal of Alberta's Recovery Plan is to create jobs and drive Alberta's economy forward. In this regard, the Government of Alberta has implemented several measures...
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Canada: Big Law, Rabbits & Hats - CITO Energy Law

What goes up, but never goes down? The answer to the old riddle is "age", but it could just as well be "Big Law's hourly rates".
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Canada: OSC Maintains Participation And Activity Fees At Current Levels - November 20, 2020 - Stikeman Elliott LLP

Last week, the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) announced that after reviewing the impact of COVID-19 and in light of market conditions generally, it is maintaining participation and activity fees at current levels.
Tags: News, Canada, OSC, Stikeman Elliott LLP, Ontario Securities Commission OSC, COVID


Canada: Québec Announces Regional And Province-wide Restrictions In Response To COVID-19 Resurgence - November 20, 2020 - Stikeman Elliott LLP

Since October 2020, a sharp increase in positive tests for COVID-19 in Quebec has led the Government of Québec.
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Canada: Modern Slavery Legislation Introduced In Senate: Canadian Companies To Report On Prevention Of Forced And Child Labour - Torys LLP

Bill S-216: An Act to enact the Modern Slavery Act and to amend the Customs Tariff (Bill), was recently introduced in the Canadian Senate and aims to implement Canada's international...
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Canada: What Does It Take To Run A Successful Senior Living Operation? - Gowling WLG

Our Head of Senior Living, Dominic Morris is joined by Phil Schmid, Julia Ashley, Nick Edwards, Tom Lord and Andrew Brown discussing what it takes to run a best of class retirement
Tags: News, Canada, Andrew Brown, Dominic Morris, Phil Schmid Julia Ashley Nick Edwards Tom Lord


Canada: Ontario's Economic Re-opening: The Latest Developments - November 20, 2020 - Stikeman Elliott LLP

As Ontario moves toward economic re-opening, the provincial government is releasing information about sectors that can re-open as well as about the guidelines that will apply to each of those sectors.
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Canada: Proxy Season 2021: Navigating Turbulent Times - Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP

This update presents our predictions, based on the current governance environment, and our recommendations on issues that should be important when preparing for the upcoming proxy season.
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Canada: The Supreme Court Of Canada Revisits Pure Economic Loss - Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP

In 1688782 Ontario Inc. v. Maple Leaf Foods Inc. (Maple Leaf Foods),1 the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) revisited the ability to recover for claims constituting pure economic loss.
Tags: News, Canada, Ontario Inc, Supreme Court of Canada SCC, Maple Leaf Foods Inc Maple Leaf Foods


Canada: Geo-Solv Newsletter - Environmental Update: What You Never Knew You Needed To Know - Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP

It's easy for lawyers to get caught up in the legal intricacies of environmental law. In order to avoid this,—and to not lose the audience's attention—at the recent IECS
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Canada: Alberta Government Proposes Significant Changes To Workplace Health And Safety Legislation (Video) - CLC (Canadian Litigation Counsel)

On November 5, 2020, the Government of Alberta introduced Bill 47, Ensuring Safety and Cutting Red Tape Act, 2020.
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Canada: Auto Insurance Changes In Alberta: What You Need To Know About Bill 41 - CLC (Canadian Litigation Counsel)

This definition is similar to Ontario's and New Brunswick's except that Bill 41 includes psychological injuries.
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Canada: Sufficiency Of Reasons For SDAB Decisions - CLC (Canadian Litigation Counsel)

The Alberta Court of Appeal has overturned a decision of a Subdivision and Development Appeal Board
Tags: News, Canada, Alberta Court of Appeal, SDAB Decisions CLC Canadian Litigation Counsel


Canada: Commercial Real Estate: Navigating Opportunities And Challenges Ahead (Video) - Torys LLP

Uncertainties currently abound in many sectors and commercial real estate is no exception. While the COVID-19 pandemic has caused some level of distress in certain sectors of the ...
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'Leave Nato': Justin Trudeau pranked by Russian duo posing as Greta Thunberg

Vovan and Lexus strike again, urging Canadian prime minister to introduce them to South Park characters Terrance and PhillipRussian comedians Vovan and Lexus have struck again, this time pranking Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau in a phone call during which he believed he was talking to climate change activist Greta Thunberg.Vladimir Kuznetsov and Alexey Stolyarov, who call themselves Vovan and Lexus, released a recording of the phone call this week, in which they counsel Trudeau about wor...
Tags: South Park, Russia, World news, Canada, Lexus, Justin Trudeau, Trudeau, Terrance, Vovan, Greta Thunberg, Alexey Stolyarov, Greta Thunberg Vladimir Kuznetsov


New Brunswick outbreak: How a smalltown doctor became a Covid pariah

After being labelled "patient-zero", a small-town physician in Canada was shunned.
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Indigenous man and granddaughter, 12, handcuffed after trying to open bank account

Maxwell Johnson, of the Heiltsuk Nation, launches two human rights complaints after arrest at Vancouver bank in DecemberAn Indigenous man in Canada has launched two human rights complaints after he and his 12-year old granddaughter were arrested and handcuffed as they tried to open a bank account. Related: UK and Canada to trade on EU terms after Brexit transition Continue reading...
Tags: UK, Americas, Eu, World news, US news, Canada, Vancouver, Maxwell Johnson, Heiltsuk Nation


Canada: Authority To Bar A Creditor From Voting And Litigation Funding As Interim Financing: The Supreme Court Of Canada's Ruling In Bluberi (October 2020) - Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP

We previously reported on a lower court decision in the case of in 9354-9186 Québec inc. v. Callidus Capital Corp., the "Bluberi" decision, approving litigation funding arrangements in the context of a Canadian restructuring proceeding.
Tags: News, Canada, Supreme Court of Canada, Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP, Québec inc, Callidus Capital Corp, Bluberi


Canada: IP Monitor: Quebec Superior Court Dismisses Application For Disavowal Of Admissions Of Patent Invalidity - Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP

The plaintiffs in a patent infringement proceeding before the Quebec Superior Court sought to disavow several statements made during trial by their patent counsel involving one of the two patents in suit.
Tags: News, Canada, Quebec Superior Court


Canada: Not So Summary: Court Of Appeal Laments Underutilization Of Summary Judgment Powers In Alberta - Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP

In a recent decision, Hannam v Medicine Hat School District No. 76, the Alberta Court of Appeal reiterated that judges hearing summary judgment applications may decide contested material facts, and may hear oral evidence in order to do so.
Tags: News, Canada, Hannam, Alberta Court of Appeal, Alberta Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP, Medicine Hat School District No


Canada: Insights On Bankruptcy, Financial Restructuring And Insolvency In Canada - Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP

Guidance for businesses in times of crisis
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Canada: Health Canada Finalizes Regulations Relating To Sale Of Veterinary Drugs Under The Emergency Drug Release Program - Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP

Regulatory amendments to the Food and Drug Regulations and Natural Health Products Regulations were published in Canada Gazette (Part II)
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Coronavirus live news: daily death tolls surge in Italy and Spain

Italy reports most daily deaths since late March; Spain’s daily deaths highest of second wave; Swedish watchdog condemns shortcomings in nursing homesFrance to control lockdown easing with Europe wary of festive surgeRussia says data on Sputnik Covid vaccine shows 95% efficacyAfrica’s largest Covid treatment trial launched by 13 countriesOxford vaccine hit 90% success rate thanks to dosing errorUK coronavirus – latest updates 6.06pm GMT Justin Trudeau, the prime minister of Canada, has said ...
Tags: Europe, UK, Science, Spain, UK News, World news, US news, Medical Research, Canada, Asia Pacific, Infectious Diseases, Italy, Microbiology, Justin Trudeau, Jessica Elgot, Peter Walker



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