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Thursday, May 16, 2019 @ 8:49 AM

PERFORMANCE AND DISCHARGE - Termination

Appeal by the plaintiff from dismissal of most of his claims against the respondent. ... [read more]

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 @ 12:55 PM

Stikeman adds partner to Calgary capital markets, M&A groups

Stikeman Elliott announced that Sony Gill has joined the firm as a partner in its capital markets and mergers and acquisitions (M&A) groups in its Calgary office. ... [read more]

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 @ 12:32 PM

OPC opens consultation on transborder data flows: Proposes reversal in approach datalock2.jpb

On April 9, 2019, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) launched a consultation on transborder data flows in which they indicated that they were revisiting their long-held position that a transfer of personal information to a service provider for processing does not require consent from the individual, and now propose that a transfer for processing involves a disclosure of personal information and therefore requires consent. ... [read more]

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 @ 10:40 AM

Legal pitfalls in asymmetrical arbitration clauses uneven_agreement_sm

Arbitration clauses need not be symmetrical, giving each party the exact same legal benefits. An arbitration clause that gives one party the right to select a forum to settle a dispute is likely within legal reach for any party negotiating an arbitration agreement. However, there are some potential pitfalls to asymmetrical arbitration clauses. ... [read more]

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 @ 9:04 AM

Boards’ fiduciary duty to keep informed on global issues progressive_board_sm

Is a board that cannot articulate the most material ESG (environmental, social, governance) issues in breach of their fiduciary duty? ... [read more]

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 @ 3:17 PM

Securing accurate, fair outcomes in CAT designation process for children Medcharts_sm.jpg

In my previous five articles I showed that when you take a modern approach to statutory interpretation, the Superintendent’s Guideline No. 01/16 interpretation of s. 3.1(5)i of the Statutory Accident Benefit Schedule (SABS 34/10), doesn’t harmoniously coincide with the objectives and scheme of the Insurance Act, and the intention of Parliament. ... [read more]

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 @ 9:08 AM

Ontario hammers out its affordable housing policy happy_house_sm

Back-to-back announcements from the province of Ontario — the Community Housing Renewal Strategy (CHRS) and the Ontario Housing Supply Action Plan (OHSAP) — have now framed out the Ford government’s affordable housing policy. For housing providers and municipalities worried about their local housing corporations, the two documents have to be read together.   ... [read more]

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 @ 8:27 AM

AGENCY - What constitutes

Appeal by the defendant from a decision dismissing its motion for summary judgment to dismiss the respondents’ action for damages arising from the restoration activities undertaken at their home. ... [read more]

Monday, May 13, 2019 @ 8:50 AM

Yet another self-regulatory body for immigration consultants | Colin Singer

Canada will once again, overhaul its system for regulating immigration consultants by creating a new College of Immigration and Citizenship Consultants (CICC). ... [read more]

Friday, May 10, 2019 @ 2:08 PM

Spiegel Sohmer adds two lawyers

Spiegel Sohmer announced that two new lawyers, Talia Bensoussan and Alessandra Lubrina have joined the Montreal firm. ... [read more]