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COVID-19 immigration update

*Last updated: July 9, 2020 (Originally published April 1, 2020) 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…
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You’re more essential than you think: it is crunch time for Newfoundland and Labrador employers to avail of Essential Worker Support Program

Ruth Trask and John Samms Newfoundland and Labrador employers who continued operations this spring during Alert Levels 4 and 5 of the COVID-19 pandemic should take note of a new program offered by the provincial government that may provide extra wage supports. The federal government pledged up to $3 billion in support to increase the…
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New Brunswick regulator seeks input on changes to defined benefit pension plan funding

Christopher Marr, TEP & Lauren Henderson As defined benefit pension plans (“DB Plans”) throughout Canada continue to face funding challenges due to mounting solvency deficits, the New Brunswick Financial and Consumer Services Commission (“FCNB”) is proposing amendments to the General Regulation (the “Regulation”) under the Pension Benefits Act (“Act”), meant to reduce the volatility of funding requirements…
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Christopher Marr, TEP and Lauren Henderson receive certificate in pension law

Saint John lawyers Christopher Marr, TEP and Lauren Henderson have completed The Osgoode Certificate in Pension Law, a program designed to provide a comprehensive overview of key pension issues across the country. Over the course of six online modules totaling more than 45 hours, Chris and Lauren learned what practical skills and approaches are best…
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Rebecca Saturley, Halifax office Managing Partner, elected as a Fellow of the College of Labor & Employment Lawyers, and is the first female in the fellowship from Atlantic Canada

We would like to congratulate Rebecca Saturley, Managing Partner in our Halifax office, on becoming a Fellow of the College of Labor & Employment Lawyers. Rebecca is the first female to be elected into the fellowship from Atlantic Canada, and joins Stewart McKelvey partners Brian Johnston, QC (Halifax), Peter McLellan, QC (Halifax),and Harold Smith, QC…
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Congratulations to our Charlottetown Articled Clerks on being called to the Prince Edward Island Bar

We would like to congratulate our Charlottetown Articled Clerks on being admitted to the Prince Edward Island Bar. Graeme Stetson was admitted on May 22; Jacob Zelman was admitted on June 5, and Charlotte Jenkins was admitted on Friday. We wish you every success as you continue your practice as Associates.
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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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