Legislative efforts to address climate change have attracted renewed attention in recent weeks.
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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.
The Province of British Columbia has recently amended the Agricultural Land Commission Act (the “ALCA”) in a way that is likely to facilitate non-farm uses in the Agricultural Lands Reserve (the “ALR”).
The Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) recently handed down a ground breaking judgment in Bhasin v Hrynew.
The law of sister ship arrest in Canada was recently clarified to confirm that sister ship arrests cannot be ‘stacked’, and that security can be obtained up to the value of the vessel arrested, even if more valuable than the offending vessel.
On October 29, 2014, Madam Justice Adair issued an oral decision interpreting section 46(6) of the Hospital Act for the first time.
Last week the Supreme Court of Canada (“Court”) handed down judgment in what seems likely to be one of the most important commercial cases in some time, having significant implications for Canadian businesses.