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Killian McParland The Supreme Court of Nova Scotia recently released its decision in Warren v. Football Canada, 2020 NSSC 29 – a protracted legal dispute that began with a 15-year-old football player who was accidentally left behind at a hotel in a foreign country. This decision provides important insights on: The responsibility of coaches to…

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Sadira Jan and James Gamblin Our Firm is currently using a program called Closing Folders that is designed to streamline transaction processes and provide better service to clients. In light of the COVID-19 Pandemic restrictions, Closing Folders is a powerful tool that supports business continuity by helping your transaction go “paperless”. It allows our firm…

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Maurice Chiasson, QC , Sara Scott, P. Eng, Madeleine Coats and Justin Song (송진원) The provincial and federal governments are working in tandem to provide support to businesses during the outbreak of COVID-19, and all of the economic stress related thereto. Both have been rolling out updates on a daily basis. The below summarizes high…

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Richard Niedermayer, TEP The current COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting declarations of states of emergency, public health orders and national guidelines on travel, business openings, self-isolation and social distancing have affected everyone in Canada and around the world. As many people are at home contemplating the global effects of COVID-19, their thoughts are also turning…

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Joe Thorne On March 26, 2020, the COVID-19 Pandemic Response Act received Royal Assent. Among other things, that statute brought into force the Temporary Variation of Statutory Deadlines Act (the “Act”).[1] The Act addresses concerns in Newfoundland and Labrador regarding expiry of limitation periods and other statutory deadlines during the COVID-19 pandemic response. In particular,…

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Kathleen Leighton Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there are various implications for the immigration world, including for those already in Canada, as well as those looking to travel to, or return to Canada, from abroad. In particular, there are travel restrictions in place for land and air travel, which will particularly impact foreign nationals that…

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Brian Tabor, QC and Jennifer Murphy On April 1, 2020, Nova Scotia’s new Tourist Accommodations Registration Act and its regulations come into force, repealing and replacing the Tourist Accommodations Act. With the exception of those who rent short-term roofed accommodation within their primary residence, short-term roofed accommodations hosts and platform operators are required to register…

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Stephanie Stapleford and Brent McCumber, P.Eng. In the span of mere months, COVID-19 has significantly impacted lives and livelihoods all over the world. The pandemic has affected individuals’ health, well-being and financial stability, and measures taken to slow the spread of the virus have caused countless businesses to grind to a halt. Investment portfolio values…

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*Last updated: March 31, 2020 Brian Tabor, QC, Matthew Newell, Colin Piercey and Madeleine Coats On March 27, 2020, Premier Stephen McNeil announced further business supports in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. This includes a Commercial Rent Deferral Support Program. This program provides a government guarantee to rents deferred by way of Rent Deferral…

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