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|Hydro-Québec Issues New RFP for 500 MW of Firm Capacity and Related Energy|
Louis-Nicolas Boulanger, Mathieu LeBlanc; McCarthy Tétrault LLP;
March 26, 2015, previously published on March 5, 2015On March 4, 2015, Hydro-Québec Distribution (“HQD”) issued a new request for proposals for the purchase of up to 500 MW of firm capacity and the related energy during “peak periods”.
|When the Keyboard is Mightier than the Sword: Mandatory Online Resolution of Strata Disputes|
Craig Shirreff; McCarthy Tétrault LLP;
March 26, 2015, previously published on March 16, 2015As readers of this blog will know, as a result of changes implemented by the Land Title and Survey Authority on November 1, 2012, almost all documents and plans submitted to the land title office for registration must now be submitted electronically. Recently, there has been a similar significant...
|BC Court of Appeal Rules Bhasin Framework is Distinct from Implication of Contract Terms for Business Efficacy|
Dharshini Sinnadurai; McCarthy Tétrault LLP;
March 25, 2015, previously published on March 22, 2015A few months ago, the Supreme Court of Canada released its decision in Bhasin v Hrynew, a precedent-setting judgment, recognizing a general organizing principle of good faith in contract law. More recently, the BC Court of Appeal in Moulton Contracting Limited v. British Columbia, considered and...
|Two Big Wins for Unions at the SCC|
Angela Juba; McCarthy Tétrault LLP;
March 25, 2015, previously published on March 20, 2015Earlier this year, the Supreme Court of Canada delivered a pair of big wins to Canadian unions. Both judgments relate to public sector unions, but may have important implications for labour law more generally. In both cases, the Court has undermined its own precedent.
|Competition Bureau Seeks 30m$ Against Avis and Budget Over Non-Optional Fees|
Michele F. Siu, Dominic Thérien; McCarthy Tétrault LLP;
March 25, 2015, previously published on March 18, 2015On March 10, 2015, the Competition Bureau brought a misleading advertising application before the Competition Tribunal against Aviscar Inc. and Budgetcar Inc. The Bureau alleges that Avis and Budget promote car rentals at prices and discounts that are not attainable because customers are required...
|Ontario Court of Appeal Again Narrowly Interprets the Resale Exemption in Ontario’s Franchise Legislation|
Brooke MacKenzie, Adam Ship; McCarthy Tétrault LLP;
March 25, 2015, previously published on March 23, 2015In its recent decision in 2147191 Ontario Inc. v. Springdale Pizza Depot Ltd., 2015 ONCA 116, the Ontario Court of Appeal upheld a finding on summary judgment that a franchisor could not rely on the “resale exemption” from the disclosure requirements found in Ontario’s franchise...
|Next Dance at the Retail Prom: Outlet Malls|
Albert Lin; McCarthy Tétrault LLP;
March 25, 2015, previously published on March 24, 2015Like the uncertain and seemingly interminable pause after the first dance at senior prom, the Canadian retail landscape is in a state of flux, with the landlords and retailers clasped in each other’s hands anxiously awaiting the next dance. Retailers are contending with new foreign entrants...
|The Restructuring of Quebec’s Multi-Employer Pension Plans|
Lorraine Allard; McCarthy Tétrault LLP;
March 25, 2015, previously published on March 19, 2015On February 18, 2015, the Government of Quebec introduced Bill 34, An Act to amend the Supplemental Pension Plans Act with respect to the funding and restructuring of certain multi-employer pension plans. By doing so, the Government of Quebec continues to show its commitment to tackling pension...
|Canada Targets 54 Entities and Individuals under its Latest Russia and Ukraine Economic Sanctions|
John W. Boscariol, Tyler Wentzell; McCarthy Tétrault LLP;
March 24, 2015, previously published on February 18, 2015On February 17, 2015, Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced new Canadian sanctions against 37 Russian and Ukrainian individuals, and 17 Russian and Ukrainian entities. These new sanctions were introduced in response to escalating violence, including the attacks on the Ukrainian city of Mariupol...
|Appeals Court Overturns Damages Award to Proponent for Aboriginal Blockade|
Stephanie Axman, Bryn Gray; McCarthy Tetrault LLP;
March 18, 2015, previously published on March 11, 2015The BC Court of Appeal (BCCA) has overturned a significant trial decision that had ordered the province of British Columbia (Province) to pay $1.75 million in damages to a logging company arising from a blockade by members of a Treaty 8 First Nation.