About this office:
Stewart McKelvey is an Atlantic Canadian law firm offering legal services through six offices located in the provinces of New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island. A law firm in Atlantic Canada with more than 220 lawyers, Stewart McKelvey offers services in all areas of the law to local, regional, national and international clients. The practice of the firm touches every corner of business and industry in Atlantic Canada. The firm's lawyers appear before Municipal, Provincial and Federal boards and tribunals and all levels of courts in Canada.
Statement of Practice Summary:
Advocacy Department; Commercial Litigation and Insolvency; Construction; Marine Law; Business Department; Business Transactions; IP/IT/Entertainment; Owner Managed Business; Commercial Real Property & Lending; Labour & Employment; Life & Disability Insurance; Natural Resources & Environmental; Tax, Estates & Trusts.
Documents by Lawyers at this office
Canada Labour Code
Murray L. Murphy,Patti J. Wheatley, August 12, 2013
Two recent cases prosecuted under the Canada Labour Code (the "CLC") identify mitigation as a factor to take into consideration when sentencing and the importance of a safety culture at the workplace. These cases are discussed as follows.
Clarence L. Bennett,Murray L. Murphy, August 9, 2013
What will happen at your workplace if a serious incident or fatality occurs? Will your managers know how to respond?
Prince Edward Island
Murray L. Murphy,Patti J. Wheatley, August 9, 2013
A change was recently made to the Prince Edward Island Occupational Health and Safety Act (the "PE OHS Act") effective May 8, 2013. As a result, a prosecution for an offence under the PE OHS Act must now be commenced within two years.
Year Established: 1990
All lawyers listed are members of the Law Society of Prince Edward Island and the Canadian Bar Association.