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|New Minimum Wage Requirements and Significant Changes to Workplace Laws Coming to Ontario with Passing of Bill 18|
Brittany Taylor; Davis LLP;
December 3, 2014, previously published on November 7, 2014On November 6, 2014, the Stronger Workplaces for a Stronger Economy Act, 2014 (the “Act”), also known as Bill 18, passed third reading in the Ontario legislature. The Act includes a number of significant changes of concern for Ontario employers including:
|Alberta’s Personal Information Protection Act: Supreme Court Grants Time Extension to Alberta Government to Make Amendments|
Craig Brusnyk, Tamara L. Hunter, Matylda Makulska; Davis LLP;
December 3, 2014, previously published on November 10, 2014On November 15, 2013, the Supreme Court of Canada unanimously held that Alberta’s Personal Information Protection Act (“PIPA”) infringed on the right of freedom of expression in the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms by limiting the ability of labour unions to videotape and...
|The Second Wave of CASL: Transmission Data and Computer Program Rules in Effect Soon|
Chris Bennett, Bill Hearn, Tamara L. Hunter, David Spratley; Davis LLP;
December 3, 2014, previously published on November 7, 2014CASL’s anti-spam rules have been in effect for just over four months, and many organizations have adjusted (or are adjusting) to them. While anti-spam compliance is a work in progress, it is important to remember that CASL addresses more than just spam. Specifically, CASL’s altering...
|Vanessa’s Law: What It Means for the Canadian Drug and Medical Device Industries|
Sara Zborovski; Davis LLP;
December 3, 2014, previously published on November 13, 2014Shhh, can you hear that? That’s the stamp of approval on a new era in Canadian drug and device regulation.
|Canada Introduces Payment Reporting Legislation: What Mining and Oil & Gas Companies Need to Know|
Graham Erion, John Munnis; Davis LLP;
November 17, 2014, previously published on October 27, 2014On 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”)...
|Key Components of the BC Government’s LNG Tax and Emissions Framework|
Timothy G. Duholke, Michael J. Styczen; Davis LLP;
November 17, 2014, previously published on October 27, 2014From 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...
|Notification Requirements May Be Coming to British Columbia|
Tamara L. Hunter; Davis LLP;
November 17, 2014, previously published on October 29, 2014Currently, 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...
|Gold Reserve and Exxon Mobil Awarded Significant Compensation in Two International Arbitration Rulings Against Venezuela|
Jeffrey D. Horswill, Max Portner; Davis LLP;
November 15, 2014, previously published on November 3, 2014Two 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.
|Visa and MasterCard Voluntarily Commit to Reduce their Credit Card Fees|
Susan Kacaba, Anna I. MacMillan; Davis LLP;
November 15, 2014, previously published on November 6, 2014On 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...
|Strike One, You’re Out! Ontario Arbitrator Rules Against Social Media Bully|
Larry Page; Davis LLP;
November 15, 2014, previously published on October 29, 2014An 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)