Developers, Brokers and Anti-Money Laundering Legislation in Canada: Who is Responsible?

By | The Lay of the Land | June 10, 2014
Developers, Brokers and Anti-Money Laundering Legislation in Canada: Who is Responsible?

In situations where developers retain real estate brokers to conduct sales activities on their behalf (for example, in a sales centre), questions may arise as to whether the developer has any obligations under the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Finance Act (Canada) (the “Act”) and the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Finance Regulations (the “Regulations”) with respect to purchaser identification and reporting, particularly where the real estate broker is already collecting such information for his or her own purposes.

Employee Who Exercises His Right to Refuse to Work On Sunday is Not Entitled to Make-up Shifts During the Week

Employee Who Exercises His Right to Refuse to Work On Sunday is Not Entitled to Make-up Shifts During the Week

In a recent decision, the Ontario Labour Relations Board (the Board) decided that, where an employee exercised his right not to work on Sundays, the employer did not have a positive obligation to provide the employee with additional weekday shifts in order to make up for the resulting reduction in his hours.