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Amendments to Alberta's Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA), originating in Bill 3, came into force on December 17, 2014. As discussed in our November 2014 Blakes Bulletin: Privacy Exceptions for Picketing: Alberta's...more
The Stronger Workplaces for a Stronger Economy Act, 2014 ("Bill 18") which received royal assent from the Ontario Legislature on November 20, 2014 will amend five employment law statutes, specifically the Employment Standards...more
Through sweeping legislation smuggled in by means of an omnibus budget bill, Canada’s trademark registration regime will be changed more dramatically than at any time in the last 50 years. The changes are giving trademark...more
A new Ontario Bill will make employers liable for the WSIB costs of injured agency employees working for them.
Bill 18, which passed first reading on July 16, 2014, will amend the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act to...more
A new Ontario Bill will give unpaid trainees the protection of the Occupational Health and Safety Act. The OHSA currently gives that protection to paid workers only.
The current definition of “worker” under the OHSA...more
On June 1, 2013, Alberta’s first ever Whistleblower legislation came into effect. The Public Interest Disclosure (Whistleblower Protection) Act is intended to protect employees in the public sector who...more
The Canadian Government has introduced new tax rules which may subject corporate contractors to a 13% increase in the rate of income tax payable. These rules received Royal Assent on June 26, 2013 and are effective for all...more
Canada has significantly strengthened its Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act (CFPOA) including by adding a new offence that will expand the grounds for criminal liability for corporations and their directors, officers...more
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