Discovery: Atlantic Education & the Law – issue 03

We are pleased to present the third issue of Discovery: Atlantic Education and the Law, our very own legal publication targeted to educational institutions in Atlantic Canada.

A new school year has begun and fall is in the air. Students and faculty are re-charged and ready for what the year has in store. In this edition, our lawyers discuss an array of topics including immigration; environmental, social and governance investing; sexual assault investigations; deportation of international students; privacy; #MeToo; court oversight of decision-making; and new bullying and harassment legislation in New Brunswick.

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Client Update: Coming to Canada? You may need biometrics / Mise à Jour : Vous pensez bientôt venir au Canada? Vous pourriez avoir besoin de fournir vos données biométriques

December 6, 2018

Version française à suivre Sara Espinal Henao Canada has expanded its permanent and temporary immigration requirements to include biometrics – the measurement of unique physical characteristics, such as fingerprints and facial features. The new requirements,…

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Proposed Changes to IP Law: Will they impact your business?

December 3, 2018

Many businesses rely on trade-mark, copyright, and patent law for the protection of their intellectual property (IP). The Federal Government recently proposed changes to IP laws, which may impact your business. Bill C-86, Budget Implementation Act,…

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Client Update: Supreme Court of Canada rules against Canada Revenue Agency in GST/HST deemed trust case

November 27, 2018

Julia Parent and David Wedlake (special thanks to Graham Haynes for his assistance) In a rare decision from the bench, the Supreme Court of Canada (“SCC”) allowed the appeal of Callidus Capital Corporation in the matter…

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Client Update: 12 tips for the company holiday party

November 23, 2018

Mark Tector and Killian McParland ‘Tis again the season for the company holiday party. And while the party planners are starting to break out the eggnog, there are some lessons learned from seasons past to…

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Client Update: Who is a constructor?

November 16, 2018

Mark Tector and Richard Jordan The Nova Scotia Occupational Health and Safety Act (the “Act”) provides that “contractors” and “constructors” have similar, but not identical, responsibilities, with a “Constructor” having greater authority and more responsibility for the health and…

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Client Update: Pay equity legislation announced for federally regulated employers

November 8, 2018

Julia Parent and Graham Haynes On October 29, 2018, the federal government tabled national pay equity legislation as part of its second budget implementation bill, Bill C-86. This legislation is targeted at reducing the portion of the…

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Client Update: It’s here now! Breach reporting for Canadian businesses under PIPEDA

October 19, 2018

Rob Aske You likely heard rumblings over the spring and summer, but now it’s here. Canada’s federal privacy law known by the acronym PIPEDA (Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act) adds privacy breach reporting…

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Client Update: Recent Proposed Leaves for Nova Scotia

September 28, 2018

Guy-Etienne Richard The Nova Scotia government introduced Bill 29 on September 14, 2018 to increase pregnancy and parental leave to reflect the recent changes by the federal government to Employment Insurance (“EI”). Those EI changes…

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Discovery: Atlantic Education & the Law – issue 03

September 26, 2018

We are pleased to present the third issue of Discovery: Atlantic Education and the Law, our very own legal publication targeted to educational institutions in Atlantic Canada. A new school year has begun and fall…

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Client Update: Border concerns growing for cannabis industry participants

July 27, 2018

Kevin Landry News articles have reported Canadians being labelled as “inadmissible” or being denied entry at the United States’ border because of ties to the cannabis industry. Being labeled inadmissible by border authorities is the…

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