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Monday, May 25, 2020 @ 4:45 PM

Canada Revenue Agency extends filing deadlines to Sept. 1 for corporations, trusts

To assist COVID-19-hit businesses and tax preparers, the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) announced May 25 it has extended some filing deadlines for corporations and trusts to Sept. 1, 2020. ... [read more]

Monday, May 25, 2020 @ 2:49 PM

Up to 62 small Canadian businesses can apply for $10K grants to survive downturn

The Canadian Chamber of Commerce on May 25 announced a new program, the Canadian Business Resilience Network (CBRN) Small Business Relief Fund, to provide small Canadian businesses from coast to coast to coast with $10,000 grants to help their recovery efforts during these unprecedented times. ... [read more]

Monday, May 25, 2020 @ 12:51 PM

DLA Piper names new chair of Canadian IP and technology group

DLA Piper (Canada) LLP announced that Sangeetha Punniyamoorthy has been appointed ‎chair of the Canadian intellectual property (IP) and technology group.‎ ... [read more]

Monday, May 25, 2020 @ 12:50 PM

Polley Faith adds new Toronto partner

Polley Faith LLP announced that Jeffrey Haylock has been made partner at the Toronto firm. ... [read more]

Friday, May 22, 2020 @ 3:30 PM

The Friday Brief: Managing Editor’s must-read items from this week The Friday Brief

Here are my picks for the top stories we published this week. ... [read more]

Friday, May 22, 2020 @ 2:18 PM

Ottawa launches online benefits finder tool to cope with COVID-19 crisis

The federal government on May 22 announced a web-based benefits finder tool, “Find financial help during COVID-19” to help people living in Canada determine which government benefits programs best meet their needs. ... [read more]

Friday, May 22, 2020 @ 12:50 PM

Halifax’s domestic violence court to restart

One of Nova Scotia’s two courts specializing in domestic violence will soon resume hearings for scheduled matters via telephone and start docketing new applications to the program later this summer. ... [read more]

Friday, May 22, 2020 @ 12:07 PM

Feds appoint eight judges to Ontario Superior Court

The federal Department of Justice (DOJ) on May 22 announced eight judicial appointments to the Ontario Superior Court of Justice. ... [read more]

Friday, May 22, 2020 @ 11:59 AM

New judge appointed to Nova Scotia Supreme Court

The Nova Scotia Supreme Court announced that Diane Rowe, a former senior solicitor with the provincial government, has been appointed to the bench. ... [read more]

Thursday, May 21, 2020 @ 3:40 PM

Charlottetown firm joins Cox & Palmer

Cox & Palmer announced that the lawyers of a Charlottetown law firm have joined Cox & Palmer’s Charlottetown office. ... [read more]