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Tuesday, November 06, 2018 @ 1:49 PM

Take off blinkers and ban exploitive horse drawn carriages | Victoria Shroff

Riding in horse drawn carriages used to be common 100-plus years ago in Canada. Times change. Knowledge grows. Using horses to pull carriages is seriously antiquated and should be relegated to the past. ... [read more]

Tuesday, November 06, 2018 @ 8:52 AM

FEDERAL INCOME TAX - General anti-avoidance rule - Misuse and abuse

Appeal by the Crown from a decision of the Tax Court that vacated an assessment issued to the respondent. ... [read more]

Monday, November 05, 2018 @ 2:57 PM

Justin Trudeau’s new federal carbon tax explained smokingfactory_sm.jpg

In the 2015 Paris Agreement, Canada committed to take steps to maintain global warming at no more than two degrees Celsius than pre-industrial levels, and to aim for a target of 1.5C. As a result, the federal government and the provinces in consultation with First Nations developed the Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change to, among other things, price and reduce carbon emissions. ... [read more]

Monday, November 05, 2018 @ 8:37 AM

CETA’s one-year immigration mobility report card performance_report_sm

It has been just over a year since the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) came into force between Canada and the European Union (EU), greatly increasing mobility between Canadian and EU business enterprises. After its first year of use, now is the perfect time for a performance evaluation of CETA’s mobility provisions. ... [read more]

Friday, November 02, 2018 @ 2:33 PM

PUBLIC UTILITIES - Electricity - Generation - Rates

Appeal by Churchill Falls (Labrador) Corp. (CFLCo) from a judgment of the Québec Court of Appeal affirming a decision of the Québec Superior Court. ... [read more]

Friday, November 02, 2018 @ 2:15 PM

Minden Gross hires senior associate for wills and estates group

Minden Gross LLP announced that David Judson has joined the firm as a partner while Joanne Golden and Sheila Morris are new associates. ... [read more]

Friday, November 02, 2018 @ 10:37 AM

Law against legal values | Harry Glasbeek

A man brandishing a weapon confronts a passer-by: “Your money or your life.” He has committed a crime. ... [read more]

Friday, November 02, 2018 @ 7:49 AM

NEGLIGENCE - Duty and standard of care

Appeal by the auditor from the summary judgment granted against it in favour of the respondent class. ... [read more]

Thursday, November 01, 2018 @ 9:12 AM

Speculation tax set to shake up B.C. residential landscape house_prices_sm

On Oct. 16, 2018, the B.C. government announced that it had tabled legislation targeting speculation in British Columbia’s housing market. Bill 45, the Budget Measures Implementation (Speculation and Vacancy Tax) Act (the Bill) has undergone a second reading in the legislature and is expected to be passed into law this year. The Bill introduces a new speculation and vacancy tax (SVT) on residential property owners in designated regions of the province, which will be in addition to any municipal levies, such as the City of Vancouver’s empty homes tax. ... [read more]

Thursday, November 01, 2018 @ 8:48 AM

CREDITOR-DEBTOR relationship - Interest - What constitutes

Appeal by ClearFlow Energy Finance from declaratory relief granted in respect of monies owed by the respondent SPN and its affiliates. ... [read more]