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McMillan LLP


The benefits and risks of outsourcing

Canada - April 6 2010 Outsourcing refers to the transfer of a business activity or function from a clientcustomer to a local or foreign third-party service provider

What's Market in Canada, eh? A Comparison of Two Canadian Private Target M&A Deal Point Studies

Canada - June 15 2017 To help find a reasonable middle ground or to resolve a thorny point of negotiation in a share or asset purchase agreement, clients often will ask

What's in a Name? When Profit Sharing "Insurance" is not Insurance under the Insurance Act

Canada - June 16 2017 The plaintiff was a broker representing the defendant, Intact Insurance Company (“Intact”). The two parties entered into a profit sharing agreement

Manage the Baby Boom or Bust: Strategies for Dealing with Termination and Retirement of the Aging Workforce

Canada - June 19 2017 It’s no secret that Canada’s workforce is Aging - rapidly. Statistics show that 24 of persons aged 65 to 70 are still working, which is an 11

"She Got a Break Today" - Court Refuses to Deduct Earnings During Notice Period

Canada - June 14 2017 Brake v. PJ-M2R Restaurant Inc. (2017 ONCA 402) is an important decision on employers’ potential liability in wrongful dismissal actions. The Ontario

Investment Canada Act Threshold Increases to $1 Billion (Cdn)

Canada - June 26 2017 Bill C-44 has now received Royal Assent. The new C$1 billion threshold will apply to investments implemented on or after June 23, 2017. Beginning

No Free Accidents: Supreme Court of Canada Upholds Termination of Drug Dependent Employee

Canada - June 26 2017 On June 15, 2017, the Supreme Court of Canada in Stewart v Elk Valley Coal Corp. (“Elk Valley”) confronted the “uneasy fit of drug addiction and

Ontario Bill 148 What Does It Mean for Employers in the Construction Industry

Canada - June 21 2017 The Ontario Labour Relations Board has recognized that the construction industry is a “unique industrial relations environment” that functions

Change is in the Airwaves: CRTC Expands the Wireless Code of Conduct

Canada - June 21 2017 In June 2013, the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission (“CRTC”) first issued the Wireless Code of Conduct (the “Wireless

Temporary Foreign Worker Program Launches Global Skills Strategy

Canada - June 21 2017 In a recent article, entitled Canada’s Global Skills Strategy to launch June 12, 2017, we advised readers of the Government of Canada’s intention to