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Paul Saunders shares organizational tips for law students

As part of a Dalhousie University Law+ session tomorrow, October 22, Practice Innovation Partner Paul Saunders will be speaking to law school students on how to get and stay organized. He will review the basics of how to best manage time and expectations throughout their careers.
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Andrew Fraser, QC, selected as Fellow of Litigation Counsel of America

Halifax partner Andrew Fraser, QC, has been selected to become a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America (“LCA”). The LCA is a trial lawyer honourary society whose membership is limited to less than half of one percent of North American lawyers, judges and scholars. Fellowship in the LCA is highly selective and by invitation-only.…
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Stewart McKelvey celebrates four bar admissions

Following provincial bar call ceremonies this morning, we congratulate and welcome associates Kara Harrington and Matthew Jacobs to our St. John’s team. We also welcome and congratulate associates Jennifer Thompson and Brendan Sheridan, who join our Halifax group.
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Employer obligations for the October 21 federal election

Killian McParland With the federal election coming up next week on October 21, 2019, it is a good time for a reminder of the employer obligations under the Canada Elections Act. Employees who are eligible to vote (Canadian citizens who are 18 years of age or older) are entitled to have three consecutive hours while…
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Are you compliant with the Canada Elections Act? New changes mean entities ought to be careful in assessing their obligations

John Samms The upcoming federal election is drawing near. You may be thinking about exercising your democratic and constitutional right to vote – you may not be. You may never even consider participating in the democratic process; after all, it is a right, not an obligation, correct? Well, yes, though recent amendments to the Canada…
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New occupational health and safety legislation regarding harassment effective in Newfoundland and Labrador January 1, 2020

Twila Reid and Kara Harrington On January 1, 2020, changes to the Newfoundland and Labrador Occupational Health and Safety Regulations, 2012 (“Regulations”) will take effect. These changes impact employers in a variety of ways, most notably requiring employers to: develop written harassment prevention plans, conduct risk assessments, protect workers from potential family violence in the…
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Upcoming Events

Prince Edward Island Labour and Employment Seminar

October 29
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island Canada

A seminar covering the latest topics in labour and employment law.

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Associates Networking Event

November 16
Saint John, New Brunswick Canada
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Universities Seminar

November 28

Covering current issues facing universities. This seminar will be hosted simultaneously at each of our six Stewart McKelvey offices (Charlottetown, Fredericton, Halifax, Moncton, Saint John, and St. John’s).

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New Brunswick Labour and Employment Seminar

April 2, 2020
Saint John, New Brunswick Canada

A seminar covering the latest topics in labour and employment law.

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Insurance Seminar

May 7, 2020
Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada

A seminar covering the latest topics in insurance law.

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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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