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The ABCs of ETAs: New entry requirement for visa-exempt travellers to Canada

Canada - January 29 2016 Canada has introduced an Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA) regime which will become mandatory on March 15, 2016. It will affect most visa-exempt

Condominiums Can Prevent Smoking in Units

Canada - February 2 2016 We already blogged on smoking restrictions in common elements and on exclusive-use balconies. But what about smoking in units? Can a condominium

Good news for Canada in the 2015 Transparency International Corruption Perceptions Index

Canada, Global - January 31 2016 On Jan. 27, 2016, Transparency International published its Corruption Perceptions Index (“CPI”) for 2015. The CPI ranks 168 countries and territories

Trademarks year in review 2015

Canada - February 3 2016 This article summarizes some of the more noteworthy Canadian Trademark Law decisions and developments from 2015

Patent enforcement through the courts in Canada

Canada, Global - January 11 2016 A structured guide to enforcing patents through the courts in Canada

Canada eases its sanctions on Iran: Eight tips for Canadian businesses seeking to explore Iran-related opportunities

Canada, Iran - February 11 2016 On February 5, 2016, Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Stéphane Dion, and Canada’s Minister of International Trade, Ms. Chrystia Freeland

Cross-border public M&A deal terms important differences between the U.S. and Canada

Canada, USA - February 11 2016 Canada and the United States have one of the most significant cross-border investment relationships in the world. Robust M&A activity continues to

2016 Competition Act & Investment Canada Act thresholds now in effect

Canada - February 11 2016 Each year, Canada’s Competition Act transaction size threshold and the Investment Canada Act threshold applicable to the direct acquisition of a

Applications for leave to appeal dismissed - 11 February 2016

Canada - February 11 2016 The complainant, a 6-year old girl, was caught having her 4-year old cousin perform oral sex on her. She alleged that the applicant had performed

CRTC executes its second malware investigation under Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL)

Canada - February 10 2016 On January 27, 2016, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) announced that it executed a warrant under Canada’s