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Substratum What Now?! Employee Promotions May Undermine Your Written Contracts

Mar 6, 2023

An Ontario decision warns employers about the costly consequences of promoting employees without updating their employment agreements.

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One Year On: Economic Sanctions Have Become a Primary Tool of Canadian Foreign Policy and New Russian Sanctions are Imposed

Mar 1, 2023

Canada continues to impose sanctions against additional countries, including Sri Lanka, Haiti, and Myanmar, and joins the G7 Enforcement Coordination Mechanism.

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As NAFTA Legacy Claims Window Closes, Canadian Businesses with Investments in Mexico Maintain Important Protections under CPTPP

Mar 1, 2023

Time is running out for investors to launch NAFTA legacy claims, however Canadian claimants maintain important protections against Mexico under the CPTPP.

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Broadening the Environmental Enforcement Toolkit: Ontario Expands Administrative Monetary Penalty Regime for Environmental Violations

Feb 28, 2023

Ontario is broadening its existing administrative monetary penalties (AMPs) regime for environmental violations.

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McMillan Lawyers’ Comment Letter regarding Staff Notice 23-329: Short Selling in Canada

Feb 22, 2023

On December 8, 2022, the Canadian Securities Administrators (the “CSA”) and the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (“IIROC”) jointly published Staff Notice 23-329: Short Selling in Canada (the “Short Selling Notice”), which reviews the current regulatory requirements and initiatives with respect to short selling and seeks public feedback on areas for regulatory consideration.

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How to Identify the Proper Use Under Municipal By-Laws: Recap of Applicable Guidelines

Feb 20, 2023

This bulletin summarizes a recent Quebec Court of Appeal decision recapping the guidelines applicable to classifying a use under municipal zoning by-laws.

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British Columbia’s Privacy Regulator Issues New Privacy Breach Guidance: Here’s What You Need to Know

Feb 16, 2023

BC Privacy Commissioner's recent guidance relating to privacy breaches acknowledges that breach notification can be a useful tool to mitigate harm.

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Winter Walkers, Be Warned: Occupiers Benefit from Contributory Negligence Analysis

Feb 16, 2023

Recent decision in Wilson v. 356119 Ontario Ltd. et al. details occupiers' liability and contributory negligence analysis required for slip and fall actions.

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Getting the Deal Through – Cartel Regulations 2023

Feb 15, 2023

The 23rd edition of Lexology GTDT’s Cartel Regulation provides comprehensive information about cartel laws and enforcement around the world.