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Top 10 Canadian labor & employment law developments of 2014

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • February 28 2015

To ring in the New Year, we highlight the ten most significant developments in Canadian labor and employment law in 2014 (in chronological Order):

Is freedom of contract dead in Canadian employment law? Termination clauses and benefits continuation through the notice period

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 13 2015

Many in the employer community were surprised by three recent cases in which the Ontario courts struck down termination clauses in employment

Whistleblower protection: the importance of internal policies

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • May 12 2014

Source: www.personneltoday.com Employees are often reluctant to report suspected misconduct because they fear retaliation from those that are

The expanded scope of constructive dismissal: the Supreme Court of Canada applies the duty of good faith in contractual relationships

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 10 2015

The Supreme Court of Canada (“SCC“) has clarified and expanded the scope of “constructive dismissal”. In Potter v. New Brunswick Legal Aid Services

Insolvency - 201314 annual case update

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • February 7 2014

The Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions ("OFSI") and the pension plan administrator for Aveos, Aon Hewitt, brought a motion

“Winners” and “losers” in alleged Ponzi schemes: court approves bankruptcy trustee’s settlement with parties who did not lose money

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • February 21 2014

When a Ponzi scheme collapses, as with musical chairs, there will be some investors with a place to sit, while others are bereft of such comfort

Final arguments nearing end in trial of one the largest alleged Ponzi schemes in Canadian history

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • February 10 2015

A Calgary trial is nearing conclusion on criminal charges against Gary Allen Sorenson (“Sorenson”) and Milowe Brost (“Brost”) relating to an alleged

Tax Court of Canada issues ruling on GE Capital Canada guarantee fee

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • January 8 2010

On December 4, 2009 the Tax Court of Canada released its decision in GE Capital Canada Inc. v. Her Majesty the Queen

Comity. Stay of proceedings. District court grants stay during pendency of related action in Canada on grounds of international comity

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • September 27 2013

Truehope Inc. ("Truehope"), a Canadian corporation, entered into an exclusivity agreement with the Stringams, Canadian citizens residing in Idaho

Enhancing lender priority over pension deficiencies in Canada in the post Indalex era - more guidance from the courts

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 27 2014

By mid-2013, defined benefit pension plan deficiencies had reached $400 billion in Canada. While the uptick in stock prices and interest rates has