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|Supreme Court of Canada Recognizes a General Principle of Good Faith in Contractual Performance|
Neil Finkelstein, Brandon Kain; McCarthy Tétrault LLP;
December 15, 2014, previously published on November 14, 2014The Supreme Court of Canada has released a precedent-setting judgment in the area of contract law. In Bhasin v. Hrynew, 2014 SCC 71, the Court recognized for the first time that there is a general organizing principle of good faith in the performance of contracts throughout Canada. The appeal was...
|Rules Requiring Disclosure of Participation of Women on Boards and in Senior Management coming into force December 31, 2014|
Myreille Gilbert, Jonathan R. Grant, Joelle Lecours-Bouchard, Wendi A. Locke, Genevieve Pinto; McCarthy Tétrault LLP;
December 15, 2014, previously published on November 4, 2014The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) published October 15, 2014 in final form amendments to the governance disclosure rules contained in National Instrument 58-101 - Disclosure of Corporate Governance Practices(Amendments) that will require public companies which are reporting issuers in...
|B.C. Government Tables Comprehensive LNG Tax Legislation|
TJ Kang, Brian O'Neill, Monika A. Sawicka; McCarthy Tétrault LLP;
December 15, 2014, previously published on October 28, 2014On October 21, 2014, British Columbia Finance Minister Michael de Jong announced Bill 6 - 2014, the Liquefied Natural Gas Income Tax Act (the “Act”), which proposes an income tax, effective for taxation years beginning on or after January 1, 2017, payable on net income from liquefaction...
|National Energy Board Rules in Favour of Trans Mountain|
Paul R. Cassidy, Gordon M. Nettleton, Monika A. Sawicka; McCarthy Tétrault LLP;
December 15, 2014, previously published on October 27, 2014On October 9, 2014, Trans Mountain Pipeline ULC’s (“Trans Mountain”) motion was heard by the National Energy Board (“NEB”) after a series of incidents between Trans Mountain and the City of Burnaby (“Burnaby”). Burnaby officials ticketed Trans Mountain...
|Supreme Court of Canada Gives Quick Win To BCTF On Parental Benefits|
Christopher McHardy; McCarthy Tétrault LLP;
December 8, 2014, previously published on November 27, 2014The Supreme Court of Canada recently made a rare oral ruling from the bench, giving the B.C. Teachers’ Federation (“BCTF”) a quick win in their appeal of a decision by the B.C. Court of Appeal regarding discrimination and unequal treatment under the Human Rights Code and the...
|A Bridge Over Deregulated Waters: The New Navigation Protection Act|
Jordanna Cytrynbaum, Miriam Isman; McCarthy Tétrault LLP;
November 28, 2014, previously published on November 17, 2014On April 1, 2014, the Federal Navigation Protection Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. N-22 (the “New Act”) came into force, replacing the Navigable Waters Protection Act (the “Old Act”) and making notable changes to Canada’s regulation of waterways. The legislative objective is to...
|Supreme Court of Canada to Hear Landmark Pharmaceutical Section 8 Damages Case|
Sanjaya Mendis; McCarthy Tétrault LLP;
November 28, 2014, previously published on November 4, 2014On October 30, 2014, the Supreme Court of Canada granted leave to Sanofi-Aventis’ (“Sanofi”) application for leave to appeal a decision of the Federal Court of Appeal (2014 FCA 68). By granting leave to Sanofi, the Supreme Court will now consider for the first time the correct...
|From the Desk of the HR Manager, November 2014|
Melissa Kennedy; McCarthy Tetrault LLP;
November 28, 2014, previously published on November 18, 2014With the holiday season fast approaching, many organizations are in the midst of planning their annual holiday parties, meant to recognize the culmination of a year of hard work by employees and celebrate the holiday season. Although this time of year is marked with celebration and provides for a...
|New “Super Union” On the Block|
Donovan Plomp; McCarthy Tétrault LLP;
November 28, 2014, previously published on November 18, 2014Since Unifor was created from the merger of Canadian Auto Workers and Communication, Energy and Paperworkers Union last year, another merger of unions in Canada has seemed likely. The expectation became the reality on November 7 when the Telecommunications Workers Union voted to merge with the...
|Time Off to Vote in Municipal Elections?|
Rosalie A. Cress; McCarthy Tétrault LLP;
November 28, 2014, previously published on November 12, 2014Are employers obligated to give employees time off to vote in the general local elections this Saturday, November 15?