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Privacy, Please: Firm that Breached Instagram’s Privacy Policies Loses Class Action Ruling

Feb 15, 2022

A discussion of the recent B.C. Supreme Court decision certifying a class action against a U.S.-based marketing firm that breached Instagram privacy rules.

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Do We Have Insurance for That? – Why Directors Should Obtain Legal Advice When Buying Company and D&O Insurance

Feb 15, 2022

Directors should engage legal counsel to negotiate insurance agreements, particularly those operating in emerging sectors such as cannabis and cryptocurrency.

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Good Smoke? More Guidance on Good Faith from the Ontario Court of Appeal

Feb 14, 2022

A recent decision by the Ontario Court of Appeal provides more guidance on good faith.

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Federal Employer’s First Annual Harassment and Violence Occurrence Report

Feb 11, 2022

Deadline for Federal Employers to file First Annual Harassment and Violence Occurrence Report coming March 1, 2022.

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Excess Baggage: Round Two of the Westjet Baggage Fee Class Action

Feb 11, 2022

Trotman v WestJet Airlines Ltd, 2022 BCCA 22- appeal of class action certification against Westjet relating to charging of baggage fees.

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Coming Soon to a Clinic Near You: Mandatory Vaccination for Private Regulated Health Professionals

Feb 11, 2022

The BC Government announced on February 9, 2022 that a new Public Health Order will mandate vaccination for all private regulated health professionals.

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FSRA Submits Unfair or Deceptive Acts or Practices (UDAP) Rule for Approval

Feb 9, 2022

The Financial Services Regulatory Authority of Ontario submitted its new Unfair or Deceptive Acts or Practices (UDAP) Rule for final approval.

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Conduct Completed? CSA Publishes Third Draft of Derivatives Business Conduct Rule

Feb 9, 2022

Analysis of the Third Draft of Proposed National Instrument 93-101 Derivatives: Business Conduct.

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Remote Working Arrangements: Tax Planning & Pitfalls

Feb 8, 2022

Discussion of tax considerations related to remote working arrangements such as appropriate payroll withholding rates and permanent establishment issues.