In the fifth, and most recent, enforcement decision relating to compliance with Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation, the CRTC has announced that Kellogg Canada has voluntarily entered into an undertaking respecting alleged non-compliance, which includes payment of $60,000 in penalties.
Effective September 1, 2016, the Toronto Stock Exchange adopted new rules governing dividend / distribution reinvestment plans, which apply to new plans, and amendments to existing plans.
Silvercorp Metals: Ontario Court of Appeal Confirms Robust Test for Leave in Securities Class Actions and Affirms Costs Award
Silvercorp Metals: Ontario Court of Appeal confirms robust test for leave in securities class actions and affirms costs award.
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.
A Detailed Adjustment Statement (“DAS) is an assessment of antidumping duties and/or countervailing duties, additional GST, and interest.
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.
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.
After over a year of trepidation by Alberta’s business community, it is now certain that the minimum wage will rise quickly from $12.20 per hour in October 2016 to $15 per hour in October 2018.
The Supreme Court of Canada Rules That Québec’s Farm Income Stabilization Program is Not an Insurance Contract Subject to Public Law Rules
Two companion decisions of the Supreme Court of Canada were recently released in cases included on our Appeals to Watch in 2016 list, Ferme Vi-Ber inc. v. Financière agricole du Québec, 2016 SCC 34, and Lafortune v. Financière agricole du Québec, 2016 SCC 35.
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.