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Thursday, October 17, 2019 @ 12:00 PM

Four new lawyers join Clark Wilson

Clark Wilson LLP announced that four lawyers have joined the Vancouver firm. ... [read more]

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 @ 1:58 PM

Overtime, stat holidays, other employment regs across Canada B&Wworkers3.jpg

This article is the third in a series in which we provide a general understanding of the laws and regulations that impact employment and labour in Canada. While every effort has been made to cover developments up to the date of publication, the current status of any legislation should be verified by counsel. ... [read more]

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 @ 1:47 PM

Quebec court’s decision to uphold municipal billboard ban called ‘surprising’ Guillaume Rousseau

Three of Canada’s biggest outdoor sign companies have six months to demolish dozens of billboards in a trendy Montreal borough after the Quebec Court of Appeal held that a municipal bylaw banning outdoor advertising panels represents a minimal infringement on freedom of expression. ... [read more]

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 @ 11:36 AM

Where political parties stand on tax breaks, incentives — other major parties Federal Election 2019

Canada’s political parties are lining up to make impressive promises to voters and the area of tax is front and centre. ... [read more]

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 @ 1:39 PM

Promises, promises: Where political parties stand on tax breaks, incentives Federal Election 2019

Given that Canada is in the home stretch of a federal election campaign, we’ve entered one of the more entertaining portions of federal politics — the parties are lining up to make impressive (and often untenable) promises to voters and the area of tax is, as usual, front and centre. ... [read more]

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 @ 12:35 PM

Scheer’s call for SNC Lavalin inquiry during election dangerous precedent | Julius Melnitzer

It may just be the brouhaha over Andrew Scheer’s dual citizenship that made me link Donald Trump’s vow to “jail Hillary” and “lock her up” with the Conservative leader’s pledge — in the middle of an election campaign, no less — to launch a judicial inquiry into Justin Trudeau’s conduct in the SNC Lavalin scandal. ... [read more]

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 @ 12:13 PM

Pharmacare in spotlight during 2019 election | Lisa Feldstein

Canada is recognized worldwide for its universal health care. We rarely have to pay when we visit a doctor or a hospital. Our system is predicated on medical need rather than ability to pay, and this model has become part of the Canadian identity. ... [read more]

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 @ 10:42 AM

New Toronto corporate partner for Stikeman Elliott

Stikeman Elliott announced that Sara Zborovski is a new partner in its corporate group in Toronto. ... [read more]

Friday, October 11, 2019 @ 9:09 AM

Fasken hires new corporate/commercial law partner for Montreal office

Fasken announced that Jean-François Séguin has joined the firm as a partner of the corporate/commercial law group in its Montreal office. ... [read more]

Friday, October 11, 2019 @ 9:07 AM

New partner for BLG’s Calgary office

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) announced the arrival of a new partner, Colin Yeo, in its Calgary office. ... [read more]