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HTMLCanada Introduces Payment Reporting Legislation: What Mining and Oil & Gas Companies Need to Know
Graham Erion, John Munnis; Davis LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 17, 2014, previously published on October 27, 2014
On October 23, 2014, the Government of Canada introduced its long-awaited legislation to mandate disclosure of public payments made by mining and oil & gas companies for the commercial development of oil, gas and minerals. The Extractive Sector Transparency Measures Act (the “Act”)...

 

HTMLNotification Requirements May Be Coming to British Columbia
Tamara L. Hunter; Davis LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 17, 2014, previously published on October 29, 2014
Currently, British Columbia’s Personal Information Protection Act (“PIPA”) does not contain a specific obligation for organizations to notify either the Information and Privacy Commissioner’s office (“OIPC”) or affected individuals in the event of an information...

 

HTMLKey Components of the BC Government’s LNG Tax and Emissions Framework
Timothy G. Duholke, Michael J. Styczen; Davis LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 17, 2014, previously published on October 27, 2014
From British Columbia’s spring budget, to the provincially-sponsored LNG conference in May, and throughout the summer, the message from LNG producers to the BC government has been consistent: in order to allow LNG projects proposed for the BC coast to proceed, the province needs to implement...

 

HTMLAlberta Human Rights Tribunal Upholds Employer's Release in Alleged Discrimination Case
Larry Page; Davis LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 15, 2014, previously published on October 29, 2014
In Marquardt v Strathcona County, 2014 AHRC 3, the Alberta Human Rights Commission (“AHRC” or “Tribunal”) considered the validity and enforceability of an employment release that was signed by a departing employee.

 

HTMLStrike One, You’re Out! Ontario Arbitrator Rules Against Social Media Bully
Larry Page; Davis LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 15, 2014, previously published on October 29, 2014
An arbitrator in Ontario recently dealt with the termination of a crane operator. He had been fired by the company for posts that he made on his Facebook page concerning a fellow employee. (United Steelworkers of America, Local 9548 v Tenaris Algoma Tubes Inc, 2014 CanLII 26445)

 

HTMLGold Reserve and Exxon Mobil Awarded Significant Compensation in Two International Arbitration Rulings Against Venezuela
Jeffrey D. Horswill, Max Portner; Davis LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 15, 2014, previously published on November 3, 2014
Two prominent cases against Venezuela tried before international arbitral tribunals have recently resulted in significant compensation being awarded to both companies whose assets were expropriated by the country.

 

HTMLVisa and MasterCard Voluntarily Commit to Reduce their Credit Card Fees
Susan Kacaba, Anna I. MacMillan; Davis LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 15, 2014, previously published on November 6, 2014
On November 4, 2014, Canada’s Minister of Finance, Joe Oliver, announced that Visa Canada Corporation and MasterCard Canada, Inc. had submitted separate and individual voluntary proposals to reduce their net consumer credit card interchange rates to an average effective rate of 1.50% for a...

 

HTMLFederal Court Attempts to Clarify Jurisdiction of Refugee Appeal Division
Yannick Landry, Jennifer Stewart; Davis LLP / Davis SENCRL/SRL;
Legal Alert/Article
October 3, 2014, previously published on October 1, 2014
The Federal Court recently rendered three decisions, Alvarez v. Canada (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration) (“Alvarez”), Eng v. Canada (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration) (“Eng”) and Huruglica v. Canada (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration)...

 

HTMLWrongful Dismissal Limits Raised in Provincial Court of Alberta
Yannick Landry; Davis LLP / Davis SENCRL/SRL;
Legal Alert/Article
October 3, 2014, previously published on October 1,2014
The Federal Court recently rendered three decisions, Alvarez v. Canada (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration) (“Alvarez”), Eng v. Canada (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration) (“Eng”) and Huruglica v. Canada (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration)...

 

HTMLOntario Human Rights Tribunal Finds Paying Disabled Employee $1.25 an Hour is Discrimination
Leslie Frattolin, Jennifer P. Saville; Davis LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 3, 2014, previously published on September 29, 2014
In Garrie v Janus Joan Inc, the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (the “Tribunal”) ordered Janus Joan Inc. (the “Company”) to pay over $186,000 to Terri-Lynn Garrie, (the “Applicant”) a developmentally disabled woman who was paid $1.25 an hour for years before her...

 


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