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Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Bill C-218 adopted at second reading; Bill C-13 will not move forward in current House of Commons session.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
On February 17, 2021, Bill C-218 The Safe and Regulated Sports Betting Act was adopted after overwhelming approval by Canada's House of Commons.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
On February 17, 2021, Bill C-218, which seeks to decriminalize single-event sports betting in Canada, easily passed second reading in the House of Commons by a vote of 303 to 15.
The proposed reform to restrictions on single-event sports betting in Canada took a significant step forward yesterday with the passage of Bill C-218, Safe and Regulated Sports Betting Act.
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg
Montréal, the largest city in Canada's province of Québec, is the world's fifth-largest video game center.
Gowling WLG
Betting on a single sports game is currently illegal under the Criminal Code of Canada. While the Criminal Code prohibits single-game sports betting, it creates exceptions for a parlay-style system.
Bereskin & Parr LLP
On the regulatory front, 2020 was dominated by the government's response to the pandemic. This included ensuring that Canadians had much needed personal protective supplies on an expedited basis...
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
In a landmark decision in Caplan v. Atas, 2021 ONSC 670 (the "Decision"), the Superior Court of Justice recognized the common law tort of internet harassment...
Stikeman Elliott LLP
Parliament appears primed to lift Canada's longstanding restrictions on single-event sports wagering, opening the door to the emergence of regulated sports betting platforms in the Canadian market.
The long-awaited reform to Canadian gaming law may finally be approaching. Over the last decade, several attempts to legalize single-event sports betting have stalled.
Social media provides a platform for people to share their lives, opinions and views.
Gowling WLG
As the Tokyo 2021 2020 summer Olympic Games ("Games") get closer, companies who sponsor Team Canada athletes, but that are not official Olympic partners, need to be aware of how...
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
In a landmark announcement, the federal government has signalled the birth of a modern sports betting industry in Canada.
Lenczner Slaght
Sequels in the movie business, just like appeals in the judicial system, carry certain undeniable risks.
Gardiner Roberts LLP
When defamatory statements are alleged to have been transmitted internationally via social media, the question of where to start a lawsuit is often a key issue.
Gowling WLG
As one of Toronto's top business law firms, Gowling WLG is comprised of a diverse and highly experienced team that provides clients with insightful advice
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Social media platforms have revolutionized the way people receive and deliver their news and information.
Recent amendments present significant enforcement risk to individuals, corporations, trade unions and employee organizations that plan to conduct advertising during Alberta local elections, or are contemplating contributing to ...
Bereskin & Parr LLP
Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) is enforced by three federal agencies, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC)...
McKercher LLP
On the evening of Friday, January 8, 2021, Twitter took the unprecedented move of permanently suspending the account of the sitting President of the United States of America.
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