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HTMLEnvironmental Privacy
Sean D. Parker; McLennan Ross LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 14, 2015, previously published on February 23, 2015
On February 19, 2015, the Supreme Court of Canada declined to hear an appeal challenging a finding that settlement agreements reached through the Environmental Appeals Board's mediation process are privileged. In May 2014, the Alberta Court of Appeal issued its decision in Imperial Oil Limited v....

 

HTMLGo Directly To Jail. Do Not Pass Go. Pay $250,000
Steven A.A. Dollansky; McLennan Ross LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 14, 2015, previously published on January 27, 2015
An Ontario court has sentenced two corporate directors to jail time and fined the company $250,000 when a worker was killed after falling from an elevated platform tacked on to the forks of a forklift. The sentence comes despite the director's decision to plead guilty to the charges and the company...

 

HTMLSupreme Court Constitutionalizes Right to Strike
Vicki L. Giles; McLennan Ross LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 14, 2015, previously published on February 2, 2015
On Friday, The Supreme Court of Canada released its judgment in the case of Saskatchewan Federation of Labour v. Saskatchewan. Reversing decades of law, the Court found there is now a Constitutional right to strike in Canada. The Court determined that when a prohibition on striking amounts to a...

 

HTMLLeave to Appeal Dismissed in Important Summary Judgment Decision
Joel Franz; McLennan Ross LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 13, 2015, previously published on May 4, 2015
The Alberta Court of Appeal decision of WP v Alberta ("WP") released late last year represented another important step forward in defining the test and operation of "summary judgment" applications in Alberta. Summary judgment has become an increasingly important tool in...

 

HTMLWhy are my Supervisors in the Union?
Glenn D. Tait; McLennan Ross LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 13, 2015, previously published on April 30, 2015
Clients often ask us why their supervisors are included within the bargaining unit. It seems inconsistent to them to have one employee who supervises another included in the same bargaining unit.

 

HTMLExpert Evidence: Passing the Acid Test of Independence and Impartiality
Clarissa Dhillon; McLennan Ross LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 13, 2015, previously published on May 4, 2015
On April 30, 2015, the Supreme Court of Canada released its decision in White Burgess Langille Inman v. Abbott and Haliburton ("Burgess"). While the underlying action concerns a professional negligence claim commenced by shareholders against the corporation's former auditors, the Supreme...

 

HTMLDon't Jump the Gun!
Hugh J.D. McPhail; McLennan Ross LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 13, 2015, previously published on April 9, 2015
Not long ago, we reported on a recent Supreme Court of Canada decision dealing with when suspensions with pay can sometimes be considered constructive dismissals.

 

HTMLLimitations Act Amendments
Marco M. Baldasaro; McLennan Ross LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 13, 2015, previously published on February 23, 2015
On December 17, 2014 the Justice Statutes Amendment Act, 2014, SA 2014 c 13 received Royal Assent. Among other things, the enactment modifies the Limitations Act, RSA 2000, c L-12 and clarifies the limitation period for contribution claims made pursuant to the Tort-Feasors Act, RSA 2000, c T-5.

 

HTMLNWT Hydraulic Fracturing Filing Regulations
Adam Vivian; McLennan Ross LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 13, 2015, previously published on April 1, 2015
On April 1, 2015, the Government of the Northwest Territories released the Hydraulic Fracturing Filing Regulations pursuant to section 53(1) of the NWT Oil and Gas Operations Act, S.N.W.T. 2014,c.14. The Government is seeking public comment on the Regulations until June 29, 2015.

 

HTMLOntario Court of Appeal Rules on Lawyer - Expert Interaction
Donald J. McGarvey, Janet M. Patterson; McLennan Ross LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 13, 2015, previously published on February 3, 2015
On January 29, 2015, the Ontario Court of Appeal released its widely anticipated decision in Moore v. Getahun . Among the numerous issues addressed by the decision was the significant legal issue involving the extent to which counsel in Ontario can be involved with an expert in the preparation of...

 


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