McCarthy Tétrault LLP
We expect fewer class actions in Ontario due to amendments to the Class Proceedings Act which, while beneficial to defendants on some procedural matters, may be particularly transformative in...
MLT Aikins LLP
On October 30 the Government of Manitoba announced province-wide changes to its #RestartMB Pandemic Response System in response to the surge of confirmed COVID-19 cases and the...
2020 was an unprecedented year for Canadian employers.
McLennan Ross LLP
The Court in Mansour v Rampersad, 2021 ABQB 44 clarified that an owner of a motor vehicle may terminate the express consent of another to drive and possess a vehicle in advance and at a...
Clark Wilson LLP
There are various laws, orders, regulations and policies that apply during COVID-19 concerning health and safety precautions, including requirements for self-isolation or quarantine in certain
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
In Setoguchi v Uber, the Alberta Court of Queen's Bench reiterated that courts hearing applications for certification of class action proceedings fulfill an important gatekeeping function...
January 22, 2021 - Canada has conducted a new program-specific Express Entry draw, issuing Invitations to Apply (ITAs) to 4,626 Canadian Experience Class (CEC) candidates.
January 22, 2021 - Alberta immigration has conducted its first Express Entry draw in six months, issuing invitations to 50 candidates with Comprehensive Ranking System scores as low as 406.
January 21, 2021 - British Columbia immigration has conducted a new provincial draw, issuing 195 invitations to apply with certain jobs excluded due to coronavirus restrictions.
January 21, 2021 - Canada has issued 374 Invitations to Apply (ITAs) to Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) candidates in a new program-specific Express Entry draw.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
This past week, the Court of Appeal for Ontario provided us with several substantive and interesting civil decisions.
January 21, 2021 - U.S. President Joe Biden's inauguration today and his open doors policy towards immigration means Canada will have to work harder under this administration to attract skilled workers.
January 21, 2021 - Ottawa is promising to accept up to three times as many new applications for the Parents and Grandparents Program (PGP) this year – and the Parents and Grandparents Super Visa will allow for even more family members to come to Canada.
Envoy Global, Inc.
The Quebec Experience Program (PEQ) application process will now be electronic
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
The Canadian pharma and life sciences space saw many developments in 2020, despite and in some cases because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
In a decision released last week, Giustra v. Twitter, Inc., the Supreme Court of British Columbia dismissed an application by Twitter challenging the Court's jurisdiction to hear a defamation...
McLeish Orlando LLP
The Court of Appeal for Ontario in Louis v Poitras, 2020 ONCA 815 recently granted the Plaintiffs' motion for a stay of the Divisional Court's Order in which it allowed the Defendants' appeal from...
Stikeman Elliott LLP
Un protocole d'entente modifié visant la coordination de la surveillance du Fonds canadien de protection des épargnants (FCPE) par les Autorités canadiennes en valeurs mobilières (ACVM) est...
On 15 January 2021, the Supreme Court handed down its judgment in the COVID-19 insurance test case for business interruption losses - The Financial Conduct Authority (the "FCA") v Arch and Others.
As the scientific community continues to tackle some of the world's most challenging diseases, research and innovation has led to the discovery of new uses for previously known medicines.