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Global Screen Sells Revenge Drama ‘Plan A’ to Menemsha in U.S., Canada (EXCLUSIVE)

Menemsha Films has acquired all rights for North America and Canada to revenge drama “Plan A” from Munich-based world sales agency Global Screen, which is e-attending the Pre-Cannes Screenings and will host a screening for the film on Wednesday. Other deals were concluded with Signature Entertainment for U.K., Ireland, New Zealand and Australia, while Twelve […]
Tags: News, Australia, Global, Munich, Canada, North America, Cannes film festival, Global Screen, Menemsha Films, Ireland New Zealand, Pre Cannes Screenings


Canada: Anti-Maskers Leave Businesses Stuck Between A Rock And A Hard Place - CLC (Canadian Litigation Counsel)

The facts of the complaint are interesting in that they relate to an issue faced by businesses every day.
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Canada: Best Practices For Massage Therapy: Patient Consent And Waivers Of Liability For Treatment During The COVID-19 Pandemic - CLC (Canadian Litigation Counsel)

In order to address these new challenges, RMTs have been instructed by the CMTBC to update their standard practice for obtaining informed patient consent.
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Canada: Exceptional Risk Requirement For Foul Ball Failure To Warn: Rivers v. North Vancouver (District) - CLC (Canadian Litigation Counsel)

The plaintiff, a 58 year old man, was watching his 16 year old son's baseball game at Inter River Park in North Vancouver.
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Canada: Bankruptcy: What Is It And Why Does It Matter To Insurers - CLC (Canadian Litigation Counsel)

Whitelaw Twining hosted a webinar on November 4, 2020 and presented three topics covering emerging legal issues in the Insurance industry.
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Canada: Online Marketplace And E-Retailer Liability: A New Hope - CLC (Canadian Litigation Counsel)

Amazon might have sold its most expensive dog leash yet. In July 2019, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit released a now-vacated decision in Oberdorf v. Amazon.com Inc.
Tags: Amazon, News, Canada, CLC, Third Circuit, United States Court of Appeals, Oberdorf


Canada: The Challenges Of Remote Work After The Pandemic - Langlois lawyers, LLP

At the current vaccination rate, the imminent lifting of restrictions, including those requiring remote work, is a real possibility. Several legitimate questions will then arise for employers.
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Canada: Canada Introduces New Federal Holiday Commencing September 30, 2021: National Day For Truth And Reconciliation - Littler - Canada

On June 3, 2021, the federal government's Bill C-5, An Act to amend the Bills of Exchange Act, the Interpretation Act and the Canada Labour Code (National Day for Truth and Reconciliation) received Royal Assent.
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New bill aims to force Canada to tackle ‘systemic’ environmental racism

C-230 would require government to study effect of pollution and industry on marginalized people but conservatives could sink planFor generations, marginalized communities in Canada have feared that heavy industry is slowly poisoning their air, land and water. Related: America's dirty divide: how environmental racism leaves the vulnerable behind Continue reading...
Tags: Environment, Americas, America, World news, US news, Canada, Pollution


Canada: Ontario, Canada Court Decides Employees Laid Off During COVID-19 May Not Claim Constructive Dismissal At Common Law - Littler - Canada

Just six weeks after holding in Coutinho v. Ocular Health Centre Ltd. that Ontario Regulation 228/20 (IDEL Regulation) under the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (ESA) ...
Tags: News, Canada, Coutinho, Ontario, Ontario Canada Court, Ocular Health Centre Ltd


Canada: 更正还是解释:错误起草书面文书后的补救措施 - Lawson Lundell LLP

当人们发现先前执行的合同或书面文书中的某个术语措辞不当或起草错误时,有什么选择?通常,在这种情况下...
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Canada Leads Call on China to Allow Xinjiang Access - Statement

(Refiles to remove extraneous text in headline)By Stephanie NebehayGENEVA (Reuters) - More than 40 countries urged China on Tuesday to allow the...
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Canada: Fire destroys two Catholic churches on indigenous land

Police are treating the two blazes in the western province of British Columbia as suspicious.
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Canada: La Voie Vers Un Régime Simplifié : Les ACVM Proposent De Regrouper Les États Financiers, Le Rapport De Gestion Et La Notice Annuelle Dans Un Seul Document D'information - Stikeman Elliott LLP

Les modifications proposées aux règles d'information continue canadiennes permettront de regrouper et de préciser certaines obligations d'information prévues par le Règlement 51-102, tout en éliminant d'autres obligations redondantes.
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Canada: What's Criminal? Lenders Beware – Amendments To Criminal Code Under Bill C-274 - Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

An Act to amend the Criminal Code Bill-C-274 (the Bill) entered first reading in the House of Commons on May 11, 2021.
Tags: News, Canada, House Of Commons, Bill, Osler Hoskin, Harcourt LLP


Canada: OSC Flashes Further Warnings To Non-Compliant Crypto Asset Trading Platforms And Initiates First Enforcement Actions - Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) has initiated enforcement actions against two foreign-based crypto asset trading platforms (CTPs). The actions are the first to be announced following the...
Tags: News, Canada, OSC, Ontario Securities Commission OSC, Blake Cassels, Graydon LLP


Canada: Blakes Competitive Edge™: June 2021 Update - Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

Welcome to the June issue of Blakes Competitive Edge, a monthly publication of the Blakes Competition, Antitrust & Foreign Investment group.
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Canada: File Your Tax Return On Time And Stay Safe - TaxChambers LLP

Spring is the season to reflect on what we pay for through our taxes.
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Canada: Sherman Estate: (Un)sealing Probate Files At The Supreme Court Of Canada - Clark Wilson LLP

In October, we commented on the case of murdered Toronto billionaires, Barry and Honey Sherman, which was on appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada.
Tags: News, Toronto, Canada, Barry, Sherman Estate, The Supreme Court Of Canada Clark Wilson LLP


Canada: Keezio v. The Shrunks: The Cost Of A Counterclaim - Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP

A recent decision from the BC Supreme Court serves as a reminder both of the risk of getting sued for defamation for publicly alleging copyright infringement.
Tags: News, Canada, BC Supreme Court, Keezio, Counterclaim Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP


Canada: Ontario's Roadmap To Reopen: All Construction Set To Open In Step 1 - Gowling WLG

On Friday, June 11, 2021, the province of Ontario entered Step 1 of The Roadmap to Reopen. The Roadmap to Reopen is a three-step plan "to safely and cautiously reopen the province and gradually lift public health measures."
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Canada: Revisiting The Historic Kanatewat Decision - Gowling WLG

The proposed plan involved the creation of large reservoirs, which would flood vast territories inhabited by the Crees and the Inuit.
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Vienna’s GoStudent raises $244M at a $1.7B valuation for its online tutor marketplace

Online teaching came into the spotlight for many students and parents in the last year, and today one of the companies that saw a big lift during that rush of activity is announcing a big round of funding to carry it into what has emerged as a more permanent change of habits for many learners. GoStudent, a marketplace where K-12 students (and their parents) can find and engage with one-to-one video-based tutors in a variety of subjects, has raised €205 million ($244 million), in a Series C round...
Tags: Europe, Education, Mexico, Softbank, Funding, Tech, Vienna, Canada, Edtech, Tutoring, DST Global, Online Education, Vienna Austria, DN Capital, Tutors, Vision Fund


Canada: Construction Employer's COVID-19 Testing Policy Upheld As Reasonable - CCPartners

Employers can implement COVID-19 testing as a condition of accessing the workplace in appropriate circumstances according to a recent decision from Arbitrator Robert Kitchen...
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Canada: Straight Talk: Recent Trends In Canadian M&A (Issue 2, 2021) - Miller Thomson LLP

Rebound doesn't adequately describe Canadian M&A activity in the first quarter of the year. We hit the ground running in 2021, racking up record levels of volume and value.
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Canada: Ontario Adopting Ban On Deferred Sales Charges For Mutual Fund Sales - Stikeman Elliott LLP

Changes to NI 81-105 to prohibit fund organizations from paying upfront sales commissions to dealers will bring Ontario in line with other Canadian jurisdictions.
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Canada: The SCC's Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act Decision: A Win For Climate Change Protection, But What's Next? - Siskinds LLP

On March 25, 2021 the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) released its decision References re Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act, 2021 SCC 11.
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Canada's Climate Plan Charts Hard Road Ahead for High-Polluting Oil Sands

By Rod Nickel and Nia WilliamsWINNIPEG, Manitoba/CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) - Canada has set ambitious targets for slashing emissions to fight...
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Canada: The Future Of Remote Work: Important Employer Considerations - Siskinds LLP

For many employers, the last 15 months has been a forced experiment on whether large segments of their workforce are able to effectively and efficiently work from home.
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Canada: IDEL Extension And A Welcome Case For Employers On Constructive Dismissal And Pandemic Layoffs - Aird & Berlis LLP

The Government of Ontario has once again extended the period that the infectious disease emergency leave ("IDEL") will apply. IDEL will now extend to September 25, 2021. Prior to this change, IDEL
Tags: News, Canada, Ontario, Aird, Berlis LLP, Idel