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Federal work place harassment and violence prevention regulations

Chad Sullivan and Kathleen Nash In late June 2020, the Federal Government released the official version of the new Work Place Harassment and Violence Prevention Regulations¹ (“Regulations”) along with Bill C-65, the federal anti-harassment and violence legislation. The Regulations streamline and consolidate harassment and violence provisions for all federally regulated work places that fall under…
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Canada’s bid to attract entrepreneurs: the Start-up Visa Program

Sara Espinal Henao Canada wants entrepreneurs. With a strong and stable economy, world leading growth opportunities across industries, and a highly educated workforce, it is a great place to build a dynamic business that can compete on a global scale. A permanent immigration program since 2018, Canada’s Start-up Visa targets immigrant entrepreneurs with innovative ventures…
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The million dollar question: is an employee entitled to a post-termination bonus payment?

Killian McParland Earlier today, the Supreme Court of Canada released a new decision with significant implications for employers in Matthews v. Ocean Nutrition Canada Ltd. While the underlying case came out of Nova Scotia, it is relevant to employers across Canada. Background Mr. Matthews was a chemist and occupied several senior management positions at Ocean…
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Dante Manna discusses key pension law updates in national Canadian Bar Association session

As part of the CBA Fall Law Series 2020, Halifax associate Dante Manna will speak at a webinar tomorrow, October 28, which will review developments within the pensions and benefits landscape over the past year. He will outline the notable cases and important changes, as well as what should be expected in 2021.
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Sara Scott, P.Eng., first female Atlantic Canadian lawyer to be admitted as Insolvency Institute of Canada member

Halifax partner Sara Scott, P.Eng., is one of 10 people who have joined the Insolvency Institute of Canada (“IIC”) membership this year. Sara is the first female lawyer from Atlantic Canada to be admitted, and joins Firm lawyers Maurice Chiasson, QC and Robert MacKeigan, QC in this organization, which aims to improve and strengthen the…
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Associate Ben Johnson joins Halifax office

We welcome Ben Johnson as the newest associate in our Halifax office. Called to the Nova Scotia bar earlier this year, Ben will help clients in the areas of litigation, alternative dispute resolution and insurance.
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Upcoming Events

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If you would like additional information about our events, please contact Candice Porter, Events Coordinator, at cnporter@stewartmckelvey.com

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