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From Pilot to Permanent: 5 Key Changes to the Atlantic Immigration Program

May 10, 2022

On January 1, 2022, the Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program became the permanent Atlantic Immigration Program (AIP). Starting March 6, 2022, the AIP…

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May 10, 2022

Mortgage Deficiencies: NB Appeal Court Clarifies Use of “Market Value” & More

May 2, 2022

On April 14, 2022, the New Brunswick Court of Appeal released its decision in Royal Bank of Canada v. Estate of Susan Lynn Williams, revisiting and…

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May 2, 2022

Webinar | 3 Tactics to Expedite the Entry of Foreign Workers

Apr 28, 2022

The COVID-19 pandemic changed many aspects of the workplace for good – but pre-pandemic labour shortages isn’t one of them. While the pandemic…

Webinar

Apr 28, 2022

Going Public: 3 IPO Alternatives

Apr 20, 2022

If you’ve reached the stage in your financing lifecycle where you’re ready to take your company public, you might think you’ve only got one…

Publications

Apr 20, 2022

NL Court Confirms Role of Jurisdiction in Injury Damages Calculation

Apr 18, 2022

On March 28, 2022, the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador (General Division) decided that in a personal injury case, quantification of…

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Apr 18, 2022

The AUKUS Trilateral Security Alliance

Apr 12, 2022

In 2021, Joe Biden announced the creation of AUKUS, an enhanced trilateral security pact between the United States, Australia and the United Kingdom.…

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Apr 12, 2022

Atlantic Canada Minimum Wage Increases Effective April 1, 2022

Apr 1, 2022

While the Canada emergency response benefit (CERB) has ended, the focus on the concept of a universal or guaranteed basic income the COVID-19…

Publications

Apr 1, 2022

Advance Costs: Indigenous Perspective Pivotal in “Pressing Needs” Analysis

Mar 31, 2022

On March 18, 2022, the Supreme Court of Canada confirmed that an Indigenous government can still satisfy the impecuniosity requirement for an advance…

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Mar 31, 2022

Fatal Accident Claims: An Atlantic Canada Update

Mar 29, 2022

The Supreme Court of Canada’s recent consideration of estoppel and waiver in the context of a fatal injury case in Trial Lawyers Association of…

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Mar 29, 2022

Webinar | Reconstructing the Post-Pandemic Workplace

Mar 24, 2022

COVID-19 public health restrictions are coming to an end, even though the COVID-19 virus is not. Employers face reconstructing their workplace in a…

Webinar

Mar 24, 2022

When Employee Participation in Public Protest Justifies Employer Discipline

Mar 16, 2022

In February 2022, thousands of people led by a convoy of trucks (many displaying company logos) from across Canada congregated in Ottawa and other…

Publications

Mar 16, 2022

5 Key Immigration Law Developments for Ukrainians Seeking Refuge in Canada

Mar 14, 2022

As part of the Government of Canada’s overall response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) is…

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Mar 14, 2022