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Canada Orders Temporary Extension of National Security Review Periods Under the Investment Canada Act

Aug 12, 2020

In response to COVID-19, Canada has temporarily extended three key time periods for national security reviews under the Investment Canada Act.

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Competition Bureau Invites Comments to Revisions to the Competitor Collaboration Guidelines

Aug 5, 2020

The Competition Bureau recently released a draft revision of the Competition Collaboration Guidelines and is
inviting comments in a public consultation.

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Ontario Court of Appeal Comments on Service and Notice Calculation in the Context of an Asset Purchase Transaction

Aug 5, 2020

The Ontario Court of Appeal has provided helpful guidance for employers considering their obligations to longer-term employees after a business transaction.

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Ontario Amends Employment Standards Legislation in Response to COVID-19

Aug 5, 2020

Ontario passes new protected leave of absence for employees impacted by COVID-19, and suggests COVID-19
cases should be reported as occupational illnesses.

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Alberta’s New Liability Management Framework: A Teaser of What’s Coming

Aug 4, 2020

Government of Alberta announces changes to the regulatory regime that governs oil and gas liabilities.

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Heading for the Exit: Preparation for the Sale of your Business

Jul 27, 2020

Heading for the Exit: Preparation for the Sale of your Business

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Government Proposes Fundamental Changes to the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy

Jul 21, 2020

This article provides a detailed analysis of the proposed changes to the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy announced by the Government on July 17, 2020.

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Implementing a Cap on Employee Stock Option Deductions

Jul 16, 2020

In Budget 2019, the Government announced its intention to propose legislation that would introduce an annual cap on certain employee stock option grants that may be eligible for certain tax-preferred treatment.

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Psychedelics and Canada’s Regulatory Landscape

Jul 10, 2020

A primer on the emerging psychedelics industry and how it fits into Canada's legal framework.