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Beyond the border: Immigration update – October 2021

We are pleased to present the seventh installment of Beyond the border, a publication aimed at providing the latest information to clients about new programs and other immigration-related information that may be pertinent to employers of foreign workers in Canada. This special edition outlines the immigration goals of Atlantic Canadian provinces and the various programs which support…
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Implementation of vaccine passports in Newfoundland and Labrador

Meghan Foley On September 28, 2021, the St. John’s Board of Trade hosted the Department of Health and Community Services, Digital Government and Service NL, and the NL Centre for Health Information, to provide an in-depth review of the plan to implement vaccine passports in Newfoundland and Labrador. The plan is still under review and…
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Canada’s National Day for Truth and Reconciliation – who gets the holiday?

Harold Smith, QC and Chelsea Drodge Background On September 29, 2020, the government introduced Bill C-5, An Act to amend the Bills of Exchange Act, the Interpretation Act and the Canada Labour Code (National Day for Truth and Reconciliation), to mark and recognize September 30 as the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, thus making…
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Student recruitment podcast episode 3: Being an Articled Clerk

In the third episode, associates Nico Jones (Dalhousie, 2018) and John Morse (UNB, 2018) share their experiences from their articling year. They look at the importance of team work in a firm, the vital role formal and informal mentorship plays, and the much-needed supports Stewart McKelvey provides to though the year. They’ll even share some…
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Stewart McKelvey wins Canadian Occupational Safety’s “5-Star Safety Law Firm” award, with James LeMesurier, QC, named a “5-Star Safety Lawyer”

Following an in-depth survey of safety professionals across the country, Stewart McKelvey is one of only 12 law firms nationally to receive the 5-Star Safety Law Firm Award from Canadian Occupational Safety Magazine. This occupational health and safety publication released its inaugural list, which also names James LeMesurier, QC, Saint John partner, as one of…
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Student recruitment podcast episode 2: The Summer Student Experience

In the second episode of our student recruitment podcast, Get Ready to Shine: Life as a Law Student at Stewart McKelvey, associates Maddie Coats (UNB, 2019) and Chee Ng (UNB, 2020) share their experiences as summer students. We hear their thoughts on the learning curve, what training and supports are built into the summer student experience…
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Upcoming Events

Labour and Employment Webinar: Harassment, Discrimination and Workplace Investigations

October 28 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

A panel of our lawyers from across the Atlantic provinces discuss current and emerging legal issues on harassment and discrimination and resulting workplace investigations. Hosted by Sean Kelly, Tessa Belliveau, Stephen Penney and Janet Clark.

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If you would like additional information about our events, please contact Candice Porter, Events Coordinator, at cnporter@stewartmckelvey.com

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