Discovery: Atlantic Education & the Law – Issue 06
We are pleased to present the sixth issue of Discovery, our very own legal publication targeted to educational institutions in Atlantic Canada.
During these unprecedented times, universities and colleges are encountering unique challenges of working and teaching during a global pandemic. Our lawyers are keeping you up to date on COVID-19 related issues including impacts on international students, remote workplace policies, construction and reviewing endowment funds. Stay informed as we also explore developments in the areas of freedom of expression, privacy, copyright and pension plans.
By Brittany Trafford It is no secret that employers in Atlantic Canada are struggling to fill labour gaps. In June 2019 the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA) published a report indicating that the overall labour…Read More
Brendan Sheridan The Government of Canada has recently taken steps to further protect foreign workers employed in Canada. These efforts by the government have, in some cases, created additional obligations that employers must comply with…Read More
Sadira Jan, Dave Randell, and James Gamblin On October 17, 2022, the Government of Nova Scotia tabled bills that would amend four pieces of legislation in support of future green hydrogen development. The intended impacts…Read More
By Ruth Trask and Josh Merrigan Pay equity is an increasing focus for governments and advocates in the employment world, which means that employers must also pay attention. The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador has…Read More
By Kathleen Leighton Canada is facing considerable labour shortages resulting from a myriad of factors including its aging population and declining birth rates. As a result, our immigration strategy going forward must help drive the…Read More
By Alanna Waberski and Isaac McLellan On September 21, 2022, the Government of New Brunswick released its renewed climate change action plan which aims to help the province adapt to climate change while steering New…Read More
Mark Tector and Ben Currie While there have been a number of arbitration decisions on the subject, Parmar v Tribe Management Inc., 2022 BCSC 1675 appears to be the first reported civil court decision to…Read More
Sadira Jan, Dave Randell, and James Gamblin Nova Scotia (“NS”) and Newfoundland and Labrador (“NL”) are positioned to become international leaders in offshore wind and green hydrogen. Each province has expansive offshores areas, abundant wind…Read More
Kevin Landry and Nikolas Shymko The Cannabis Act came into force on October 17, 2018, putting in place framework for controlling the sale, possession, production and distribution of cannabis. The Cannabis Act requires the Minister…Read More
Brendan Sheridan and Brittany Trafford. Many events and workplaces started to feel more normal over the summer as we emerged from over two years of restrictions and COVID-19 pandemic precautions. However, as people line up…Read More