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Nova Scotia municipality plans changes to wind turbine regulations

By Nancy Rubin & Colton Smith    Wind turbine regulations in the Municipality of Cumberland are set to change.   On June 22, 2022, Cumberland Council approved a second reading of amendments relating to their wind turbine regulations. The Municipality of Cumberland’s Memo to Council highlights the following key takeaways from these amendments:   The…
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Discovery: Atlantic Education & the Law – Issue 10

We are pleased to present the tenth issue of Discovery, our very own legal publication targeted to educational institutions in Atlantic Canada. As we settle into a summer having rounded out the end of another academic year, the pandemic continues to occupy the attention of academic institutions around the Atlantic region. However, as students, faculty…
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Pay Transparency: Recent Changes to PEI’s Employment Standards Act

Murray Murphy and Kate Profit Changes to Prince Edward Island’s Employment Standards Act (“ESA”) regarding pay transparency received royal assent on November 17, 2021 and has recently come into force as of June 1, 2022.   Pay History   Under these amendments, employers are prevented from seeking pay history information from applicants, whether directly or…
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Halifax lawyer Sheree Conlon, QC, appointed to the Executive Committee of The Advocates’ Society

Congratulations to Halifax lawyer, Sheree Conlon, QC, on being appointed to the Executive Committee of The Advocates’ Society.   The Advocates’ Society (“Society”) serves as the voice of advocates within the justice system in Canada. It was created in 1963 to ensure the “presence of a courageous and independent bar, and the maintenance of the…
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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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Stewart McKelvey welcomes two newly admitted lawyers to our St. John’s team

Following bar admission ceremonies last week, we are pleased to welcome two new lawyers to our office in Newfoundland and Labrador. Chelsea Drodge and Josh Merrigan have joined our St. John’s team as new Associates.
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