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Cracking (Down On) the Code – Key Changes to the Lobbyists’ Code of Conduct

Jun 13, 2023

A new Lobbyists’ Code of Conduct takes effect July 1, 2023, which has implications for lobbyists and companies and organizations that retain and/or employ them.

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It Might Take 3 Hours Just to Read the Ballot: GTA Employers’ Obligations for the 2023 Toronto Mayoral By-Election

Jun 13, 2023

By law, employers are required to provide employees that are eligible voters with three consecutive hours to vote during polling hours on Election Day.

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Environment Canada’s State of PFAS Report: insights into the future regulation of “forever chemicals”

Jun 8, 2023

The publication of the Draft State of PFAS Report marks a good step toward the development of additional PFAS regulations in Canada.

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OPC Takes Firm Stance on Privacy in the Workplace: Takeaways for Employers

Jun 7, 2023

The OPC's Workplace Privacy Guidance discusses employee monitoring and workplace privacy matters, relevant for all employers, not just federal.

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CBSA’s Proposal to Modernize the Valuation for Duty Regulations

Jun 7, 2023

CBSA's proposed amendments to modernize the Value for Duty Regulations alter the definition of "sold for export to Canada" and "purchaser in Canada".

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Proposed Updates to Canada’s Anti-Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Regime

Jun 7, 2023

Finance Canada's proposed changes relating to anti-money laundering and armoured car companies, mortgage lenders, and money service businesses.

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Net Benefit Reviews Under the Investment Canada Act – Some Practical Thoughts

Jun 6, 2023

Glencore plc’s recent approaches to the shareholders of Teck Resources has once again brought the Investment Canada Act into the spotlight.

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The Bureau Issues Final Enforcement Guidance on the New Criminal Prohibition on Wage-Fixing and No-Poaching Agreements

Jun 5, 2023

Providing insights on the Competition Bureau’s 2023 Guidelines describing the Bureau’s approach to wage-fixing and no-poaching agreements.

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McMillan LLP’s CUSMA Dispute Settlement Scoreboard

Jun 5, 2023

Overview and analysis of disputes under the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement, including bi-national panel review, ISDS, and general dispute settlement