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Windfarm Development Overcomes Headwinds: 3 Practical Take-Aways

Feb 23, 2024

On January 24, 2024, the Nova Scotia Supreme Court upheld the N.S. Environment Minister’s approval of a proposed windfarm development’s…

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Feb 23, 2024

3 Canadian Strategies for French-Speaking Immigrants

Feb 15, 2024

Francophone immigration is a key and permanent priority for Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). On January 16, 2024, IRCC announced…

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Feb 15, 2024

3 Top 2024 Labour & Employment Law Trends

Jan 22, 2024

While 2023’s legal learnings will leave a lasting impression on employers, with the arrival of 2024 the time is right to look ahead - and get ready…

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Jan 22, 2024

Minor Injury Cap: Still the Plaintiff’s Onus

Jan 9, 2024

In a decision that will be helpful in future assessments of damages for soft tissue injuries, on December 21, 2023, the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal…

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Jan 9, 2024

5 Key 2023 Immigration Law Developments

Dec 15, 2023

Canada’s labour and skills shortage continues – and so does the immigration solution. Canada’s ambitious immigration plan targets 485,000 new…

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Dec 15, 2023

Proposed Consumer Privacy Protection Act (CPPA): 5 Privacy Lawyer Musings

Dec 15, 2023

Over four years after it began, the federal government still hasn’t finalized its overhaul of the private sector privacy law regime that both…

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Dec 15, 2023

New Trust Reporting Requirements Effective For 2023 Taxation Year

Dec 12, 2023

If you’re a trustee of a trust that might no longer serve its purpose or is sitting idle, now’s the time to review it and consider whether to…

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Dec 12, 2023

3 Key 2023 Labour & Employment Law Learnings

Dec 11, 2023

As 2023 draws to a close, the time is right to take a look in the rearview mirror and reflect on the key labour and employment law learnings that…

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Dec 11, 2023

Are ERBs Deductible from WIBs? N.S. Court Again Says Yes

Nov 14, 2023

In its October 19, 2023 decision in Roach v. Nordic Ins. Co. of Canada, the Nova Scotia Supreme Court confirmed that Workers’ Compensation…

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Nov 14, 2023

Impact Assessment Act Designated Projects Scheme Unconstitutional: What Now?

Nov 1, 2023

On October 13, 2023, the Supreme Court of Canada issued its judicial reference opinion: a significant portion of Canada’s federal environmental…

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Nov 1, 2023

3 Years’ Jail Time for Workplace Fatality; 3 OHS Law Lessons for Employers

Oct 13, 2023

We updated this publication on January 10, 2024. On September 12, 2023, the New Brunswick Court of Kings Bench sentenced a front-line supervisor…

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Oct 13, 2023

Dissecting the Duty to Defend: 3 Steps

Oct 4, 2023

Insureds aren't automatically entitled to a defence from their insurers. Liability policies generally provide two types of coverage: coverage for…

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Oct 4, 2023