Last Thursday, the Court of Appeal for British Columbia issued an important decision in Equustek Solutions Inc. v. Google Inc. about the power of a domestic court to make orders against non-party, internet “intermediaries” – in this case, search engine provider Google.
An Alberta arbitration board allowed the union’s policy grievance and struck down the employer’s random drug and alcohol testing policy in Unifor, Local 707A v Suncor Energy Inc, 2014 CanLII 23034.
Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission has completed a multi-year investigation regarding the treatment of children of First Nations ancestry in state-supported boarding schools.
The service of a statement of claim in intended class action proceedings often puts defendants in the spotlight of what can be a protracted and frustrating roller coaster.
The appeal (and risk) of social media is the speed of communication and the ease of wide-spread distribution by recipients.
As reported in our post on April 21st, the federal budget speech released last April either announced or provided updates on a number of regulatory initiates relating to the federal financial services sector.
Yesterday the Government of Canada proclaimed into force the Extractive Sector Transparency Measures Act (the Act).
Most companies today depend on networks, computers and the Internet to help manage their business.
Revisiting the “Specified Derivatives” Rulebook for Canadian Investment Funds – An Old Idea Whose Time Has Come
As previously reported, staff of the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) has issued welcome guidance in the absence of clearly articulated restrictions on the re-hypothecation of collateral supporting specified derivatives transactions in portfolios of prospectus-qualified investment funds.
Grant v. Winnipeg Regional Health Authority et al., 2015 MBCA 44 (“Grant”), is a successful appeal of the decision of the motion judge, which upheld the decision of the Master striking parts of an amended statement of claim as disclosing no reasonable cause of action.