How Long is the Builders’ Lien Registration Period for Drilling and/or Servicing a Well or Well Site On an Oil Sands Project? Spoiler Alert – It’s 90 Days!

By | The Lay of the Land | September 15, 2016
How Long is the Builders’ Lien Registration Period for Drilling and/or Servicing a Well or Well Site On an Oil Sands Project? Spoiler Alert – It’s 90 Days!

In the recent decision of Davidson Well Drilling Limited (Re), 2016 ABQB 416 (“Davidson”) the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta held that the 90-day lien period to register a lien against an “oil or gas well” or “oil or gas well site” applies to drilling on oil sands mines.

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Quebec Labour Tribunal Rules On Decision to Terminate a High Paid Employee

By | Global Workplace Insider | September 14, 2016

The Tribunal administratif du travail recently released Major c. Nova DM Média Canada inc., 2016 QCTAT 4423, which clarified an employer’s burden of proof to demonstrate that an employee was laid off as part of an administrative reorganization rather than dismissed not for good and sufficient cause.

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Ontario’s Changing Workplaces Review Interim Report: MOL Invites Further Submissions

By | Global Workplace Insider | September 14, 2016

Last year the Ontario Government initiated a review of the Labour Relations Act, 1995 (the LRA) and the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (the ESA) to ensure that the province’s labour relations and employment standards legislation continue to reflect the realities of the modern workforce, workplace and economy. 

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Canada Initiates Antidumping Investigation Against Fabricated Industrial Steel Components from Several Countries

By | Canada-U.S. Blog | September 14, 2016
Canada Initiates Antidumping Investigation Against Fabricated Industrial Steel Components from Several Countries

On September 12, 2016, the Canada Border Services Agency (“CBSA”) initiated an antidumping investigation against fabricated industrial steel components originating in or exported from China, South Korea, the United Kingdom, Spain and the United Arab Emirates. 

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