In Roe v. BC Ferry Services, the BC Court of Appeal recently clarified the right contextual approach for employers to take when determining whether an employee’s misconduct is serious enough to constitute just cause for dismissal.
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Canada’s notice-and-notice regime, intended to deal with online copyright infringement, has come into force as of January 2, 2015.
Courts generally give great deference to the democratic mandate of local governments.
The challenges of enforcing non-competition and non-solicitation clauses in employment contracts are well known.
Legislative efforts to address climate change have attracted renewed attention in recent weeks.
Commencing January 1, 2015, there will be significant changes to Canada’s immigration system which will impact any individual wishing to become a Canadian permanent resident. Employers should take note of these changes if they have any temporary foreign worker employees or potential employees who want to remain in Canada or come to Canada on a long-term basis.
After a somewhat lengthy and delayed history, having initially been introduced in March 2013 as Bill C-56 and then reintroduced as Bill C-8 in October 2013, Canada’s Combating Counterfeit Products Act finally passed and received Royal Assent on December 9, 2014.