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The “dominant tide” comes in: cooperative federalism in the Reference re Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act

Jennifer Taylor and Bhreagh Ross   In the recent Reference re Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act (“GGPPA Reference”), the judges of the Supreme Court of Canada unanimously agreed that climate change is real and dangerous. Where they fundamentally disagreed was whether Parliament’s Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act (“GGPPA”)¹ — called a “constitutional Trojan horse” by…
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Beyond the border: Immigration update – March 2021

We are pleased to present the fifth installment of Beyond the border, a publication aimed at providing the latest information to clients about new programs and other immigration-related information that may be pertinent to employers of foreign workers in Canada. Additionally, our immigration group has prepared a COVID-19 Immigration Guide that covers travel restrictions and exemptions,…
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COVID-19 immigration update

*Last updated: March 30, 2021 (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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Announcements

Daniela Bassan, QC, appointed as chair of 2b theatre company

2b theatre company, recognized leader and innovator of original theatre productions on the national and international stage, has appointed Halifax partner Daniela Bassan, QC, as its board chair. Daniela takes on this role after serving as vice chair in 2020.
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Associate Joel Reed rejoins Saint John office

We are pleased to welcome Saint John associate Joel Reed back to the Firm. With experience working as in-house counsel on the strategic aspects of business transactions, Joel’s perspectives goes beyond purely legal considerations. He will be assisting clients with matters involving banking and financing, commercial transactions/agreements, corporate formation/reorganization, mergers and acquisitions, as well as…
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Daniela Bassan, QC, provides innovative ideas for a post-pandemic world

In a recent blog post for The Bretton Woods Committee, Halifax partner Daniela Bassan, QC, writes about innovation as the pathway for business recovery as COVID-19 vaccines are rolled out across the world. Daniela suggests a “matrix” approach that includes legal, financial, political and structural systems being leveraged for post-pandemic success.
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Upcoming Events

We do not have any events scheduled at this time. Please check back for updates.

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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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