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Miller Thomson LLP
Today, an investment of up to $9.2 million was announced to enhance the Youth Employment and Skills Program (YESP) and fund up to 700 new positions for youth in the agriculture industry.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
As BC begins Phase 2 of its Restart Plan, the Provincial Health Officer and WorkSafeBC ("WSBC") have published the following orders, guidance and resources relevant to employers.
MLT Aikins LLP
In the labour and employment context, meetings that may need to occur virtually include...
Pallett Valo LLP
On May 14th, the Government of Ontario announced as part of the first stage of the plan to gradually lift the COVID-19 emergency restrictions that all construction projects may re-open on Tuesday May 19, 2020.
Lawson Lundell LLP
This is the first in a two part series on 'Returning the Workplace to Safe Operation. Part two will be posted on Tuesday, May 19.
Field LLP
On May 13, 2020 we hosted a webinar about pandemic-related work refusals as Alberta and other governments enable businesses and other organizations to reopen and call employees back to work.
Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti LLP
On May 29, 2020, the Government of Ontario issued O. Reg. 228/20: Infectious Disease Emergency Leave (the "Regulation").
McMillan LLP
The Provincial State of Emergency as declared pursuant to the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act, RSO 1990, c. E.9 (the "EMCPA") was extended on May 12, 2020 until June 2, 2020.
Miller Thomson LLP
The Government of Canada will support the launch of a four-week hotline service called the Business Resilience Service.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
On May 20, 2020, Canada's Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Theresa Tam, announced a new recommendation that Canadians wear non-medical face masks when in public and physical distancing may not be possible.
Walsh LLP
Virtually no employer is immune from the effects of Covid-19.
Businesses and employees have shown remarkable energy and adaptability in the sudden shift of entire workplaces to remote work, which was made necessary by the COVID-19 pandemic and the associated declaration of public emergencies.
Over the past two months, the COVID-19 pandemic has created unprecedented challenges for employers across Canada. Many have had to contend with mandatory workplace closures, unexpected workforce reductions, and/or a rapid ...
As you may be aware, yesterday the Ontario government announced a further easing of restrictions on businesses as the number of COVID-19 cases in the province continues to trend downward.
Gowling WLG
As outlined in previous updates, Canada has implemented travel restrictions due to the COVID-19 situation.
Miller Thomson LLP
On May 26, 2020, Ontario's Chief Medical Officer of Health released an updated Directive #2 for health care providers which allows for a gradual restart of previously deferred health care services.
Field LLP
This week, as this article went to press, several major Canadian and American universities announced plans to maintain classes online when the fall semester starts in September.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Data suggests that Canada is beginning to flatten the curve. Some provinces have already loosened restrictions and have announced return-to-work plans
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
In the midst of Monday's political back-and-forth, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made his strongest comments to date that may ultimately prove relevant for both Canadian citizens and their employers.
Gowling WLG
The pandemic caused by the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, has disrupted social and economic activity globally, altering and, in some cases, preventing the operation of existing businesses and affecting the way buyers ...
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