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HTMLExpanded Guidelines for Work Permits for Intra-Company Transferees with Specialized Knowledge
Erin B. Crosley; McLennan Ross LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 24, 2014, previously published on June 17, 2014
A primary objective of the Federal Government’s 2012-2013 Economic Action Plan is ensuring that employers first look to the domestic labour force prior to seeking Temporary Foreign Workers (TFWs) to fill temporary labour shortages. The TFW program features a LMO-exempt component, which allows...

 

HTMLCountdown to Canada’s New Anti-Spam Law: Issues You Need to Know and Act On Now - Issue #2
Samantha C. Kernahan; McLennan Ross LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 24, 2014, previously published on May 27, 2014
Canada’s new Anti-Spam law and regulations (“CASL”) come into effect on July 1, 2014. The purpose of CASL is to the limit the sending of commercial electronic messages (“CEMs”) without the consent of a recipient. In this second “CASL Countdown Alert”, I...

 

HTMLFurther Hurdles in the Ability to Schedule Timely JDRs
Michael C. Barbero; McLennan Ross LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 24, 2014, previously published on June 4, 2014
The Court of Queen’s Bench has recently issued a Notice to the Profession regarding Judicial Dispute Resolution (“JDR”) in Calgary and Edmonton. Due to significant shortages in “judicial resources” the number of Justices available for JDRs will be scaled backed.

 

HTMLCountdown to Canada’s New Anti-Spam Law: Issues You Need to Know and Act On Now - Issue #3
Samantha C. Kernahan; McLennan Ross LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 24, 2014, previously published on June 11, 2014
Canada’s new Anti-Spam law and regulations (“CASL”) come into effect on July 1, 2014. The purpose of CASL is to the limit the sending of commercial electronic messages (“CEMs”) without the consent of a recipient. However, CASL also imposes content requirements for all...

 

HTMLReceipt of Pension Benefits does not Reduce Damages for Wrongful Dismissal
Michelle S. Thériault; McLennan Ross LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 3, 2014, previously published on December 16, 2013
On Friday December 13, 2013, the Supreme Court of Canada released its decision in IBM Canada Limited v. Waterman, relating to whether damages awarded to an employee for wrongful dismissal should be reduced if the employee receives pension benefits as a result of the dismissal. The majority of the...

 

Adobe PDFA Note for Individuals with Property in the U.S.
Karen A. Platten; McLennan Ross LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 17, 2013, previously published on Winter 2013
June 30, 2014 will mark a new era in Canada - US sharing of information on movement of individuals between the two countries. The result for Canadians with homes in the US is that they must be even more vigilant about counting the days they spend in the US to ensure that they do not exceed the 180...

 

Adobe PDFJudicial Scrutiny of Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Development Policy On Objections To Oilsands Projects
Stuart W. Chambers, Sean D. Parker; McLennan Ross LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 17, 2013, previously published on Winter 2013
In the recent Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench decision Pembina Institute v. Alberta (Environment and Sustainable Resource Development), Justice Marceau held that the Director of the department of Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Development (“AESRD”) violated principles...

 

Adobe PDFWhat Is It Going To Take? A Review of the Burden Of Proof for Suspicious Circumstances
Crista C. Osualdini; McLennan Ross LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 17, 2013, previously published on December 2013
After the death of a loved one, client s will often seek advice when they believe that the last Will of the deceased does not reflect his or her true intentions. As counsel, we often hear our clients tell us of the health ailments suffered by the deceased that must have prevented them from truly...

 

HTMLWhat Would Happen If...
Crista C. Osualdini; McLennan Ross LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 17, 2013, previously published on December 6, 2013
Making a donation to a worthwhile charity is often a 'win-win' scenario; your personal sense of satisfaction for donating to a good cause is met with a significant tax break - up to 50% of the donation for Alberta residents! However, some promoters are keen to take advantage of those who may be...

 

Adobe PDFFederal Employers Do Have The Right To Dismiss Employees Without Cause!
Glenn D. Tait; McLennan Ross LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 17, 2013, previously published on Winter 2013
What most would have thought was a pretty clear principle - that an employer whose business is covered by Part III of the Canada Labour Code had the right to dismiss employees without cause - was, for a period of time, cast into doubt by an adjudicator. Fortunately for employers, the Federal Court...

 


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