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In volume 35 of the Canadian Intellectual Property Review, Halifax partner Daniela Bassan, QC, has published an article regarding notable cases in Canadian copyright law. Daniela’s piece reviews the key themes and trends from 2019, including ongoing developments in digital and online copyright disputes. To read the article in full, click here.

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Level Chan and Dante Manna On February 26, 2020, the Nova Scotia Government released its regulations establishing a new defined benefit pension funding framework for the province. The amendments to the Pension Benefits Regulations (“PBR”) complete consultations held over the last year and have been highly anticipated since the government first solicited input in 2017.…

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Michelle Chai & Jennifer Taylor   UPDATE   Richards Estate v Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services Inc, 2020 NSCA 14   The Nova Scotia Court of Appeal has recently overturned the decision summarized below, where Justice Smith granted summary judgment to a disability insurer, Industrial Alliance. The Court of Appeal raised an issue that…

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Kathleen Leighton Family reunification is a top priority for Canada when it comes to immigration, and we recognize that in order to continue to attract skilled workers to our country, we must ensure there are options for the family members of those individuals as well. For this reason, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (“IRCC”) enables…

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Kathleen Leighton and Brittany Trafford Canada’s higher education institutions power innovation and contribute to economic growth through research and development efforts, collaborations with government and industry and the provision of world-class educational programming to develop bright and forward-thinking young minds. Consequently, universities and colleges alike are continually working to attract renowned scholars, academics and other…

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Jennifer Taylor   The case of Lorne Grabher and his personalized “GRABHER” license plate has grabbed many headlines. Mr. Grabher (“Applicant”) launched a constitutional challenge after Nova Scotia’s Registrar of Motor Vehicles cancelled his personalized plate in 2016, alleging violations of his freedom of expression and equality rights. The Supreme Court of Nova Scotia has…

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Kathleen Leighton The Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement (“CETA”) includes mobility provisions between Canada and European Union (“EU”) member states, providing a useful route for investors, contractual service providers, independent professionals, intra-company transferees, and business visitors to obtain authorization to carry out work activities in Canada. Given the United Kingdom (“UK”) officially left the…

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We are pleased to present the second installment of Beyond the border, a quarterly publication aimed at providing the latest information to clients about new programs and other immigration-related information that may be pertinent to employers of foreign workers in Canada. Please click the images below to view the full publication, in English and French.

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