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Monday, July 24, 2017 @ 03:32 PM

Yung joins Lenczner Slaght as associate

Lenczner Slaght announced that Christopher Yung has joined the firm as an associate. ... [read more]

Monday, July 24, 2017 @ 10:38 AM

Industry report calls out Ontario for lack of regulation of organic foods Glenford Jameson

A lobby organization for Canada’s fast-growing organic sector is labelling Ontario a laggard when it comes to standards for organic foods, but an industry expert says adopting a more stringent regulatory framework may be problematic. ... [read more]

Monday, July 24, 2017 @ 08:39 AM

Distributive tax knowledge will keep those negligence claims away

A tax topic that is becoming increasingly important and a fixture in family law corporate division is distributive taxes. This concept can attract negligence claims against a lawyer who does not consider them for his or her client. When it comes to division of family property, consideration of distributive taxes or lack thereof may mean gaining or losing hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of dollars for a spouse. ... [read more]

Friday, July 21, 2017 @ 12:28 PM

Ottawa's proposed taxation changes may do more harm than good, experts say

The federal government is proposing changes to Canada’s tax system to reduce loopholes they say are giving unfair advantage to high-income earners, but tax professionals say the changes may end up doing more harm than good. ... [read more]

Friday, July 21, 2017 @ 10:37 AM

Saskin is newest partner at Fasken Martineau's Montreal office

Adam Saskin has joined Fasken Martineau as a partner in its Montreal office and is the newest member of the corporate/commercial and real estate law practice groups. ... [read more]

Friday, July 21, 2017 @ 08:28 AM

Cannabis oil: Heavy on relief, light on cultural baggage

The Canadian cannabis industry operating under the federal Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations (the “ACMPR”) has been praised for two strengths.  Growth and robust regulation. At the intersection of growth in enrollment and the benefits of robust regulation is cannabis oil. ... [read more]

Friday, July 21, 2017 @ 08:14 AM

CORPORATIONS - Meetings of shareholders - Voting - Entitlement to vote at meeting - Oppression remedy - Powers of the court

Appeal by Harrington and Wolfe, shareholders of Eco Oro Minerals Corp. (Eco Oro), from the adjournment of an upcoming shareholders’ meeting pending the outcome of regulatory proceedings before the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC). ... [read more]

Thursday, July 20, 2017 @ 02:06 PM

De Zordo appointed chair of BLG's partnership board

Alexander De Zordo has been appointed as chair of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP's partnership board, effective July 1. ... [read more]

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 @ 07:55 AM

Ottawa under fire to rein in immigration consultants

Years of disarray in the Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council — the organization set up to regulate the immigration consultancy industry — has resulted in a parliamentary committee recommending it be scrapped. ... [read more]

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 @ 07:15 AM

Canadian Securities Administrators updates regulatory sandbox Marlin Horst sm

The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) recently updated its regulatory sandbox, which is aimed at providing support for Fintech businesses working on innovative products. ... [read more]