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The Winds of Change (Part 4): A Review of Rental and Royalty Regimes for Wind Development on Crown Lands: Options for Newfoundland and Labrador’s Economic Wind Policy

By: John Samms, Sadira Jan, Paul Kiley, Dave Randell, Alanna Waberski, and Jayna Green As we explained in our July 6, 2022 “Winds of Change” article, the announcement made by Minister Andrew Parsons on April 5, 2022 declaring the end of Newfoundland and Labrador’s moratorium on wind development signals a paradigmatic shift in Newfoundland and…
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Update on the Economic Mobility Program for Refugees (phase 2): The Economic Mobility Pathways Project (“EMPP”)

Included in Beyond the Border – July 2022 By Brittany Trafford; Fredericton   Brief Overview In an attempt to address the Canadian labour market shortages, the Economic Mobility Pathways Pilot (“EMPP”), was introduced in 2018. The EMPP started out as a small research project to see whether there were refugees with the skills and qualifications…
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HR Best Practices When Employing Foreign Workers

Included in Beyond the Border – July 2022   By Brendan Sheridan; Halifax Canadian employers are increasingly relying on foreign workers to fill gaps in the labour market and to provide specialized skills. In 2020, there were a total of 84,609 work permit holders under the Temporary Foreign Worker Program and an additional 242,130 work…
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St. John’s Partner Rodney Zdebiak awarded the Honourable Robert Wells, QC Award for valuable contributions to community

We are pleased to announce that St. John’s Partner, Rodney Zdebiak, has been awarded the Honourable Robert Wells, QC Award in recognition of his valuable contributions to community. A respected member of the legal community in Newfoundland and Labrador, Rod’s practice includes representing clients from the insurance sector, universities, and families in the areas of…
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Saint John lawyer, James LeMesurier, QC, elected as Chair of the Harbour Station Commission

We are pleased to announce that James LeMesurier, QC, Partner in the Saint John office, has been elected as Chair of the Harbour (TD) Station Commission, which is responsible for the operation of the TD Station facility in Saint John. The Harbour (TD) Station Commission’s purpose is to establish policies and guidelines for the management…
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Charlottetown Partner Janet Clark receives Philippa Samworth Award for Advancement of Women in the Legal Profession

We are pleased to announce Charlottetown Partner Janet Clark, CPHR, as the 2022 recipient of the Philippa Samworth Award for Advancement of Women in the Legal Profession from Canadian Defence Lawyers (CDL). With a practice focused on supporting insurers, professionals, employers and municipalities on a wide range of health, insurance and labour and employment issues,…
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