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The “Due Care” Standard for Payment of Annual Patent Maintenance Fees

Feb 28, 2024

In Taillefer v. Canada (AG), the Federal Court considered the scope of the “due care” standard regarding the payment of annual patent maintenance fees.

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Adjudication Under the Construction Act: Fast but Fair

Feb 23, 2024

Adjudicator discretion under the Construction Act. Ontario Court recently confirmed a limit on this discretion in Ledore Investments v. Dixin Construction

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Defending Dignity in the Dawn of Deepfakes

Feb 16, 2024

On January 29, 2024, in an era dominated by digital connectivity and rapid technological advancements, BC's Intimate Images Protection Act comes into force.

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Guidance From Australia for Franchisors Contemplating a Different Delivery Model

Jan 25, 2024

A recent decision from the Federal Court of Australia may have far-reaching implications for franchise systems in Canada.

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Adapting to Change: Key Insights into Recent Medical Device Regulatory Updates

Jan 3, 2024

Evolving medical device regulations: explore Health Canada updates, streamlined Type III recall reporting, and ensure compliance for a proactive approach.

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Federal Government Continues the Prompt Payment Trend

Dec 19, 2023

The Government of Canada is moving forward with a prompt payment and adjudication regime applicable to federal government projects.

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Transformative Change: Your Guide to Canada’s Breathtaking Competition Act Changes

Dec 5, 2023

We provide a summary of far-reaching Competition Act amendments proposed in 2023.

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Class Actions May Now Be Easier to Defeat in Ontario

Dec 4, 2023

It is now clear: the revised preferability analysis under the amended Class Proceedings Act is a strict, more onerous hurdle for plaintiffs to satisfy.

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Working for Workers Four Act, 2023: How Ontario’s Proposed Changes Will Impact Employers

Nov 22, 2023

This bulletin discusses new employer obligations for job postings, tip and wage protections, and more as proposed in the Working for Workers Four Act, 2023.