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|Energy Storage Update|
Roya Baryole, William Fyfe, James Klein, Lynn Parsons; McCarthy Tétrault LLP;
August 6, 2014, previously published on July 31, 2014Five companies have now been selected to provide energy storage services as part of the Independent Electricity System Operator’s (the “IESO”) 35 MW procurement of renewable energy storage capacity. They are Canadian Solar Solutions Inc., Convergent Energy and Power LLC, Dimplex...
|Is “Net Benefit” to Canada different for State-Owned Enterprise Investments?|
Oliver J. Borgers, Michele F. Siu; McCarthy Tétrault LLP;
August 6, 2014, previously published on July 31, 2014Investments in Canadian businesses by foreign state-owned enterprises (“SOE”) may receive greater scrutiny than investments by non-state owned enterprises. The Canadian government has made it clear that investments by SOEs will be assessed differently than other investments under...
|The Enforcement Begins: Highlights of the CRTC FAQ Updates on CASL|
Roland Hung; McCarthy Tétrault LLP;
August 6, 2014, previously published on August 4, 2014CASL came into effect on July 1, 2014, including the provisions for sending commercial electronic messages (“CEM”) (section 6) and installing computer programs (section 8). Since July 1, 2014, it is reported that the CRTC has received more than 1,000 complaints. Hence, awareness of...
|Intrusion Upon Seclusion Part 2: Implications for Businesses Across Canada|
Roland Hung; McCarthy Tétrault LLP;
August 6, 2014, previously published on August 1, 2014Recently, my colleagues Sean Griffin and Ann-Elisabeth Simard considered the Evans v Bank of Nova Scotia (“Evans”) decision wherein the Ontario Supreme Court (the “Court”) certified a class action proceeding for allegations concerning a breach of privacy rights through the...
|Workplace Drug Dealing Provides After-Acquired Cause for Termination|
Rosalie Cress, Will Skinner; McCarthy Tetrault LLP;
August 6, 2014, previously published on August 1, 2014In most cases, employees who commit misconduct will face the consequences of their actions during their employment, in the form of discipline or even termination for just cause. But, what if the employer only learns of an employee’s misconduct after the employee is dismissed without cause?...
|Third Party’s Right to Use Official Mark in a Domain Name Upheld: BC Court of Appeal Rejects ICBC’s Claim of Trade-mark Infringement|
Lisa Martz; McCarthy Tétrault LLP;
August 6, 2014, previously published on August 4, 2014On July 22, 2014, the B.C. Court of Appeal dismissed the claim of B.C.’s provincial auto insurer, the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC), that a personal injury lawyer’s registration and use of domain names incorporating its official mark “ICBC” violated the...
|Beware Hubris - Janssen’s infringement of AbbVie’s patent gets enjoined by the Federal Court|
Fiona Legere, Andrew J. Reddon, David Tait; McCarthy Tétrault LLP;
August 6, 2014, previously published on August 1, 2014Justice Roger T. Hughes of the Federal Court of Canada granted AbbVie the first-ever limited injunction against a branded pharmaceutical company infringing a branded competitor’s patent. The injunction followed Justice Hughes’ earlier finding that AbbVie’s patent was valid and...
|Employers Should Take Advantage of Human Rights Summary Hearings|
Daniel Pugen; McCarthy Tétrault LLP;
August 4, 2014, previously published on July 23, 2014A few years back, the human rights system in Ontario was overhauled. The Human Rights Commission was to no longer investigate complaints and refer them to the Human Rights Tribunal (if they had some merit). All cases were to now go directly to the Tribunal for adjudication. Applicants (who are...
|BC Human Rights Tribunal Issues New Rules Of Practice and Procedure|
Donovan Plomp; McCarthy Tétrault LLP;
August 2, 2014, previously published on July 30, 2014Following on its new complaint and application forms introduced earlier this year, the British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal recently issued new Rules of Practice and Procedure (the “2014 Rules”), replacing its former Rules from January 2008. The 2014 Rules are directed at reducing the...
|Supreme Court of Canada Dismisses Toronto Real Estate Board’s Leave to Appeal - Competition Tribunal Must Reconsider Commissioner’s Application|
McCarthy Tetrault LLP;
August 1, 2014, previously published on July 30, 2014Earlier this year, the Federal Court of Appeal (FCA) ruled that the Competition Tribunal (Tribunal) erred in dismissing the abuse of dominance case brought by the Commissioner of Competition (Commissioner) against the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB). The FCA’s ruling hinged on its finding...