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Sportsmanship in dispute resolution: A recent decision of the Nova Scotia Supreme Court offers lessons that go beyond volunteer sport organizations

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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Closing Folders: Supporting business continuity during COVID-19

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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In-depth: economic response measures to COVID-19

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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“As times, technology and expectations evolve, Stewart McKelvey is continually leading the way forward for clients and the legal industry.”

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Announcements

Candace Thomas, QC appointed the new Deputy Minister of Justice for Nova Scotia

We are pleased to congratulate Candace Thomas, QC, on her appointment to the Province of Nova Scotia’s new Deputy Minister of Justice. Candace will also serve as Deputy Minister of the new Office of Social Innovation and Integrative Approaches. Please see below for the official release from the Province of Nova Scotia: Candace Thomas has…
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think: changing the narrative

At Stewart McKelvey we value diversity and inclusion, and are committed to providing a workplace that fosters a culture of awareness, appreciation and respect. Part of this commitment includes our Firmwide Women’s Initiative – a branch of the Diversity and Inclusion Committee, chaired by Charlottetown partner Jennifer MacPherson. Jennifer leads a team dedicated to supporting…
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Grant Machum receives Institute of Corporate Directors designation

Halifax partner Grant Machum has recently completed the Directors Education Program to obtain an Institute of Corporate Directors designation (ICD.D). In completing this national program, developed by the Institute of Corporate Directors and the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management, Grant has made a commitment to continue professional excellence and optimize board performance.
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Upcoming Events

Insurance Seminar – CANCELLED

May 7
Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada

A seminar covering the latest topics in insurance law.

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Regulatory Body Seminar – CANCELLED

May 8
New Brunswick Canada
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Nova Scotia Labour and Employment Seminar

November 10
Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada
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Prince Edward Island Labour and Employment Seminar

April 20, 2021
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island Canada
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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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