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HTMLNew Minimum Wage for Alberta Employees on October 1, 2015
Hugh J.D. McPhail; McLennan Ross LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 18, 2015, previously published on September 16, 2015
During its 2015 provincial election campaign, the Alberta New Democratic Party made an election promise that it would increase minimum wage rates in Alberta to $15.00 per hour. The first step to getting there will take effect on October 1.

 

HTMLWhat is Needed for You to Have a "Disability" that is Protected by Human Rights Legislation?
Hugh J.D. McPhail; McLennan Ross LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 11, 2015, previously published on September 9, 2015
A decision rendered a few months ago by the Alberta Court of Queen's Bench has provided some helpful guidance on a question that frequently arises from our employer clients. Does a relatively minor ailment or series of medical problems amount to a "physical disability" that deserves human...

 

HTMLEcuadorian Plaintiffs Can Seek to Enforce $9 Billion Judgment in Ontario
Michael C. Barbero; McLennan Ross LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 11, 2015, previously published on September 10, 2015
The Supreme Court of Canada recently released its decision in Chevron Corp v. Yaiguaje. The decision upheld a ruling granting the Ontario Courts jurisdiction to enforce a judgment from Ecuador for environmental damages. The Supreme Court confirmed a two-step approach to recognizing foreign...

 

HTMLConsidering a BYOD Program?
Vicki L. Giles; McLennan Ross LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 7, 2015
In August, the offices of the federal, Alberta and British Columbia privacy commissioners released joint guidelines for organizations considering a BYOD program. "BYOD" or "Bring Your Own Device" programs which allow employees to use their own mobile devices for both personal...

 

HTMLAlberta "Re-Thinking" Climate Policy - Part 2
Michael C. Barbero; McLennan Ross LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 7, 2015, previously published on August 24, 2015
In June of this year we reported on the provincial government's "re-thinking" of the climate change file. At that time the government announced modifications to the Specified Gas Emitters Regulation ("SGER") and the creation of a Panel to report on the views of Albertans...

 

HTMLRoyalty Regime - Here we go... again
Michael C. Barbero; McLennan Ross LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 4, 2015, previously published on August 28, 2015
Earlier today the provincial government announced the composition of the panel members who will undertake a review of the Alberta Royalty Regime.

 

HTMLAlberta Immigrant Nominee Program on Pause
Lori Brienza; McLennan Ross LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 4, 2015, previously published on September 1, 2015
The Government of Alberta announced late last week that the Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program ("AINP") is pausing its application intake, effective immediately. The AINP is an economic immigration program whereby the Government of Alberta nominates qualified applicants for Canadian...