Woman making a frame around the sun with her hands at sunrise
Woman making a frame around the sun with her hands at sunrise
Woman making a frame around the sun with her hands at sunrise
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Toronto Announces Reporting Obligation and Enhanced Measures for Employers

Jan 4, 2021

Citing rising cases in the city and increased strain on hospitals, the City of Toronto has enacted further measures to fight COVID-19, which include new requirements for employers.

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Ontario Superior Court of Justice Opines on Federal Termination Obligations

Dec 29, 2020

Review of a federal employer's obligations when terminating an employee under the Canada Labour Code and how
to enforce contractual termination clauses.

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You should have said something: Supreme Court of Canada Holds That Failure to Correct a Mistaken Belief Violated the Duty of Honest Contractual Performance

Dec 23, 2020

The authors discuss the Supreme Court of Canada's recent decision in C.M. Callow Inc. v. Tammy Zollinger et. al. regarding the duty of faith.

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Mandatory Vaccination Policies for Employees: Enforceable or a Shot in the Dark?

Dec 23, 2020

There are vaccines, and there will be (at some point) enough for everyone in Canada to receive it. But what happens if your employees refuse to be vaccinated?

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CRA Simplifies Process for Deducting Work from Home Expenses

Dec 22, 2020

The CRA has announced two new permitted approaches for employers to claim deductions in respect of home office expenses incurred in 2020.

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Canada Freezes Shandong out of the Arctic

Dec 22, 2020

Canada blocked Shandong Gold's acquisition of TMAC Resources following a national security review under the Investment Canada Act.

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Finance Releases Draft Legislation to Enact Flow-Through Share Amendments

Dec 21, 2020

The Department of Finance has released draft legislative proposals extending deadlines to expend capital raised through certain flow-through share issuances.

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Ontario Extends COVID-19 Period to July 3, 2021

Dec 18, 2020

Ontario has extended its COVID-19 period to July 3, 2021, providing relief to employers required to implement pandemic-related layoffs or wage reductions.

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implementation of reinsurance security agreements: an update and new guidance from OSFI

Dec 18, 2020

The Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions ("OSFI"), Canada's federal regulator of banks, insurers, loan and trust companies and similar institutions, issued new Guidance in December 2010 (the "RSA Guidance") which requires Canadian insurance companies that reinsure with reinsurers not registered in Canada ("unregistered reinsurers") to convert their existing security arrangements governed by reinsurance trust agreements ("RTAs") into reinsurance security agreements ("RSAs") in order to continue to receive capital/asset credit in respect of the unregistered reinsurance.