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The Sky is the Limit: B.C. Court of Appeal Upholds $2 Million Summary Judgment Award for Breach of Contract

Apr 20, 2023

British Columbia Court of Appeal upholds British Columbia Supreme Court $2 million summary judgment award for breach of contract.

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AI in Financial Services: Joint OSFI and GRI Report Highlights Need for Safeguards and Risk Management as a Prelude to Enhanced OSFI Guidance

Apr 19, 2023

This bulletin discusses the joint report released by OSFI and GRI on the ethical, legal, and financial implications of AI on financial services institutions.

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Indemnity Agreement for Costs of Enforcing on Security Undermined by an Exercise of Judicial Discretion

Apr 18, 2023

A recent decision of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice appears to expand the circumstances in which courts will disregard full indemnity for costs clauses

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The Polluter Does Not Always Pay: Environmental Liability of Property Owners

Apr 18, 2023

We explore the three primary situations in which a landowner can be held civilly liable for environmental contamination on or sourced in its property.

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Too Little, Too Late: Judicial Time Constraints to Amendment of Pleadings

Apr 18, 2023

Two recent cases from the Ontario Superior Court demonstrate judicial intolerance for parties amending pleadings years after an action has commenced.

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ISED Releases Companion to Proposed AI Law: Timelines, Guidelines, and Enforcement

Apr 17, 2023

Summary of ISED's AIDA companion policy and key takeaways for business involved in developing and using artificial intelligence (AI) systems

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Client News Alert: Ontario Introduces Bill 97 and Says Goodbye Growth Plan, Hello New PPS – Bill 97 and the new Proposed Provincial Planning Statement

Apr 12, 2023

Further changes have been proposed to Ontario's land use planning regime, which will collapse the Growth Plan and Provincial Policy Statement into one document

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Budget Foreshadows Significant Changes to Federal Transportation Regulation

Apr 12, 2023

On March 28th, the Government of Canada tabled its 2023 Budget, which foreshadows significant proposed changes to the federal transportation regulatory regime.

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Update for Federal Employers: Upcoming Deadlines under the Accessible Canada Act

Apr 12, 2023

Federally regulated employers should be proactively developing their accessibility plans to ensure compliance with the Accessible Canada Act and Regulations.