In This Issue
LAW NOTES highlight a number of current
issues: In the employment context, failure to
acknowledge one’s mistakes is discussed as
grounds for dismissal, and two other NOTES
look at the likely rise in the cost of doing business,
one resulting from a new statutory holiday
and the other from judicializing the
human rights complaint system. Our tax
experts discuss new options for independent
contractors, and there is a NOTE about
cross-border whistleblower protection; a
commentary NOTE by François Tougas on
abolishing the rail monopoly in Canada, and
another about controversial proposed
changes to Canada’s copyright law.
There are full-length articles on a wide
range of business topics including identity
theft and technology, security in electronic
records, and as it relates to the workplace,
articles on reasonable notice, the obligation
to mitigate and a different perspective on the
There are also alerts for directors and officers
and an article about corporations now
being prosecuted under the Criminal Code.
In separate articles, Canadian antitrust class
actions and patent law are discussed and
compared to that in the U.S.
Brief Life Bites may provide a smile, and
in the hard copy, your Letters and Comments,
and a little bit about us.