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Ottawa LRT and the Future of P3s: Public (interest), Private (collaboration) & (meaningful) Partnerships

Dec 5, 2022

A summary of the Commission’s key recommendations arising from the Ottawa Light Rail Transit Public Inquiry regarding the public-private-partnership (P3) model.

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Arbitration Clauses Should be Respected, Most of the Time: Supreme Court of Canada Shifts Focus Away From Single Proceeding Model for Insolvencies in Rendering Arbitration Clause Inoperative

Dec 5, 2022

The SCC has provided a framework on when arbitration clauses should be rendered inoperative in order to promote efficiency in an insolvency proceeding.

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Corporate Counsel Webinar | Beyond the Basics: Tools and Strategies to Create a More Inclusive Legal Work Environment

Join our guest speaker, Jodie Glean-Mitchell, Executive Director of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, from the University of Toronto as we invite participants to dive deeper into the intricacies of intersectional identities and experiences with (micro)aggressions and their implications for the legal work environment.

Details Tuesday, December 13, 2022
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The Exclusion of Intrusion Upon Seclusion: Ontario Court of Appeal definitively determines that “Database Defendants” cannot be held liable for intrusions committed by third-party hackers

Dec 1, 2022

The Court of Appeal for Ontario released a trio of decisions that materially impact the viability of class actions following a data breach.

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20 More Years of Copyright Protection Starting December 30, 2022

Nov 30, 2022

The extension of general copyright protections from 50 years to 70 years after the life of the author shall come into force on December 30, 2022.

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Canada Embraces the Indo-Pacific: New Canadian Strategy Expands Opportunities for Two-way Trade and Investment

Nov 30, 2022

Canada announces new Indo-Pacific Strategy, applies to join Indo-Pacific Economic Framework, and what it all means for Canadian businesses.

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Reporting Issuers Need to be Factual and Balanced, Striving for Accurate and Comprehensive ESG reporting

Nov 30, 2022

The CSA cautions issuers against overly promotional "greenwashing" language in continuous disclosure in its biennial report - Staff Notice 51-364.

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Surveying the Canadian Hydrogen Landscape: Recent Developments & Looking Forward

Nov 30, 2022

An update on recent Canadian developments in the Hydrogen industry

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University Property Development Trusts: How They Work and Points to Consider

Nov 29, 2022

This Bulletin provides key takeaways for universities, developers and lenders looking to get involved in a university trust for property development purposes