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Revenue Quebec can issue demand letters to third parties outside province, Appeal Court rules
Nicolas Simard
Nicolas Simard, a Montreal tax litigator with Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP: ‘Demand letters are a very powerful tool.’

Monday, January 22, 2018 @ 11:06 AM

The Quebec Court of Appeal has ruled the province’s tax authority can issue demand letters and request the disclosure of financial information from third parties outside the province to determine whether a taxpayer is subject to the province’s tax laws. ... [read more]

WTO complaint ‘sends a signal Canada will not be intimidated’ on trade Matthew Kronby, Bennett Jones LLP

Monday, January 22, 2018 @ 1:20 PM

Canada has launched a complaint about American trade practices to the World Trade Organization, a move observers are calling a signal Canada will not be dissuaded from defending its interests in the face of aggressive U.S. policy. ... [read more]

Court’s cost ruling sends message to Manitoba child care agencies, lawyer says

Monday, January 22, 2018 @ 12:25 PM

Manitoba’s child welfare agencies must be better at “providing timely disclosure” to parents in apprehension cases, says a lawyer in the wake of an appeal involving court costs handed to a homeless dad whose kids were taken away. ... [read more]