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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Federal Government Broadens Access to the Canada Emergency Response Benefit and Proposes Wage Support for Essential Workers

Apr 17, 2020

The federal government is expanding CERB access and proposes to help with wages of essential employees.

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Canadian White-collar Crime Perspectives: Government Investigations and COVID-19

Apr 16, 2020

This piece explores the likely impact of COVID-19 on white-collar crime issues in Canada and how regulators are reacting to the pandemic.

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COVID-19: April 15th Update on the Impacts to Development Applications and Hearings

Apr 15, 2020

Status update (April 15, 2020) re: land use planning and municipal response to COVID-19 in Ontario; processing applications, appeals, and municipal closures.

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OSFI Outlines Additional Regulatory Adjustments to Foster Financial Resilience and Stability During COVID-19

Apr 15, 2020

Further to OSFI's March 27 letter, OSFI announced more adjustments to existing capital requirements for banks and insurers to respond to the impacts of COVID-19

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Significant Regulatory Relief for Market Participants Announced in Response to COVID-19

Apr 13, 2020

Securities regulators, stock exchanges and business registries have taken significant steps provide relief to Canadian companies in response to COVID-19

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The Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy: Increased Assistance on the Horizon

Apr 13, 2020

The Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy offers government subsidies of up to 75% of qualifying employee wages.

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Need to Collaborate with Competitors to Respond to the COVID Crisis? Competition Bureau is Ready to Provide Guidance

Apr 13, 2020

Recognizing the need to provide certainty to the business community during the COVID crisis, the Competition Bureau is ready to provide guidance.

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Implied Trademark Licenses: A Case Study

Apr 12, 2020

When will a trademark license granted from one party to another be implied?  The Federal Court in the Core Consultants Realty[1] decision (“Core Consultants”) recently had an opportunity to revisit this question.

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Show Me the Money: Government of Ontario to Amend Emergency Order to Allow Release of Holdbacks

Apr 10, 2020

The emergency provision which had the unintended effect of preventing release of construction holdbacks is being reversed.