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2023 AODA Compliance Report Deadline is Fast Approaching

Another deadline under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA) is fast approaching: the 2023 accessibility compliance report.

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Ontario’s Lobbyists Registration Act To Be Reviewed – Premier Wants Violators to Face Jail Time

The Office of the Attorney General of Ontario announced that the Lobbyists Registration Act would be reviewed and Premier Ford wants jail time for violators.

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The Core of Montreal’s Chinatown Receives Heritage Status: Process and Implications

This article explains the process and implications of heritage classification, and discusses the recent classification of Chinatown’s core.

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Competition Bureau gets into the weeds of the Cannabis Act

The Competition Bureau's submission to support Health Canada's legislative review of the Cannabis Act investigates the competitive dynamics of cannabis industry

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Federal Court of Appeal Upholds Competition Tribunal’s Approach to the Controversial Efficiencies Defense

FCA decision on the Secure/Tervita merger confirmed the Competition Tribunal's earlier treatment of the efficiencies defence under s. 96 of the Competition Act.

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Plan Ahead: CIPO’s new standard fees come into effect on January 1, 2024

CIPO's new standard fees come into effect on January 1, 2024. Plan ahead; save on government fees.

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Assessing Fairness and Reasonableness in Plans of Arrangement: Insights from the Alberta Court of King’s Bench

The ABKB issued a decision that provides helpful clarification concerning how courts in Alberta assess whether a proposed arrangement is fair and reasonable.

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Scraping the Surface: Global Privacy Authorities Issue Joint Statement on Data Scraping

Privacy Commissioner of Canada and other global privacy authorities issued a joint statement on data scraping. What are the legal implications and takeaways?

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AI Regulatory Roundup: What You Missed in AI News While You Were Gone for the Summer

The relentless march of Artificial Intelligence continues, pushing nations worldwide to adopt diverse strategies to keep pace. Recent AI legal developments.