Discovery: Atlantic Education & the Law – Issue 07
We are pleased to present the seventh issue of Discovery, our very own legal publication targeted to educational institutions in Atlantic Canada.
While ‘back to school’ may look a little different this year, Stewart McKelvey is ready to help with the issues academic institutions face in today’s environment. While our lawyers are keeping you up to date on COVID-19 related issues including campus policies and impacts to international students, we are also turning your attention to confidentiality clauses, government powers and union advocacy for temporary faculty.
Dante Manna As of today, Newfoundland and Labrador has joined several other jurisdictions with financial hardship unlocking provisions. While the new provisions do not allow direct unlocking from pension plans, and unlocking is not available…Read More
Nancy Rubin, QC Nova Scotia has taken a big step forward in recognizing the tort of publication of private facts. The case, Racki v Racki, 2021 NSSC 46 comes hot on the heels of Ontario’s…Read More
Kathleen Leighton Canada is committed to developing Francophone minority communities in the country (outside of Quebec). In furtherance of this goal, there are a number of immigration initiatives in place to attract French speakers. By…Read More
Chad Sullivan and Kathleen Nash Overview The issue of hateful and harassing social media communication has garnered much attention in both the media and, more recently, in the courtroom. In Caplan v Atas,¹ Justice Corbett…Read More
Daniel MacKenzie and James Galsworthy On January 15, 2021, the United Kingdom’s Supreme Court (“Court”) issued a decision which is likely to be viewed as good news for policy holders who have endured business interruption…Read More