On Friday, July 31, 2015 the Supreme Court of Canada sent a clear message to tax advisors: the advisor penalties provided for in section 163.2 of the Income Tax Act (“Advisor Penalties”) are administrative in nature, not criminal.
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Family status accommodation in the workplace continues to undergo critical judicial scrutiny.
Is the transmission of digital requests for Uber pick-ups the same as “accepting requests” for taxis or “accepting calls” for limousines?
Like baseball or time at the lake, an unpaid internship is a summer ritual for many young Canadians.
What makes a municipal Councillor’s vote “bad”? Where do we draw the line between proper considerations and malicious misuse of power? The British Columbia Supreme Court examined these issues in a recent ruling in Rodgers v. Sechelt (District), 2015 BCSC 687.
In an unprecedented Canadian legal decision, the BC Court of Appeal upheld an injunction requiring Google, who was not a party to the BC lawsuit, to remove from its worldwide search engine an expansive list of websites, including entire domains, operated by the defendant to the lawsuit.
In order to meet the challenges posed by modern urban development, municipalities and developers increasingly consider complex projects.
When one thinks about constructive dismissals, unilateral pay cuts and demotions typically spring to mind.