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Beyond the border: Immigration update – January 2020

We are pleased to present the second installment of Beyond the border, a quarterly 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.

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Atlantic Employers’ Counsel – Summer 2014

August 1, 2014

The Editor’s Corner Clarence Bennett Summer is halfway over, but we know you will want to take this edition along with you while you enjoy more summer weather and time out of the office. Employers…

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Client Update – Tsilhqot’in Nation – An East Coast Perspective

July 9, 2014

On June 26, 2014, the Supreme Court of Canada released one of the most significant aboriginal law decisions since Marshall – Tsilhqot’in Nation v. British Columbia, 2014 SCC 44 (also known as the William decision).  This decision could have…

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Client Update: Nova Scotia Supreme Court awards $500,000 in Punitive Damages in LTD case

July 9, 2014

In Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services Inc. v. Brine, 2014 NSSC 219, National Life (and later its successor Industrial Alliance) alleged Brine had received undisclosed CPP and Superannuation disability benefits resulting in a substantial overpayment of…

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Client Update: One final reminder – Are You Ready for Anti-Spam?

June 20, 2014

Any individual, business or organization that uses email, text messages or social networks to promote their products and services should take note of Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation and its accompanying regulations. Effective July 1, 2014, the…

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Doing Business in Atlantic Canada (Summer 2014)(Canadian Lawyer magazine supplement)

June 17, 2014

IN THIS ISSUE: Consistent Use: The Collection of Union Members’ Personal Information by their Union by Alison Strachan and Jonah Clements. Single Incident of Offensive and Threatening Facebook Post is Just Cause by Harold Smith, QC. The New Anti-Spam Law –…

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Surprise Amendments to the Newfoundland and Labrador Labour Relations Act

June 3, 2014

 Yesterday, Monday June 2, 2014, the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador introduced brand new (and unexpected) amendments to the Labour Relations Act. The full text of the proposed amendment can be accessed here. Bill 22, if it…

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Doing Business in Atlantic Canada

May 26, 2014

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Doing Business in Atlantic Canada

May 26, 2014

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Client Update: Professional Partnerships Breathe Easier

May 22, 2014

This morning the Supreme Court of Canada released its much awaited decision in McCormick v. Fasken Martineau DuMoulin, holding that most legal (and other professional) partnerships are not subject to Human Rights obligations to partners,…

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Client Update: PEI Auto Insurance Reforms: Change is Coming

May 20, 2014

No really. We mean it this time. During the Spring 2014 sitting of the legislature, the PEI government passed legislation that will result in significant changes to the standard automobile policy, effective October 1, 2014. Most…

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