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Government policy directions for a more transparent Government

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • March 31 2015

On March 17, the Minister responsible for Access to Information and the Reform of Democratic Institutions submitted a policy paper announcing the

Court rules that members of the Métis community of Domaine-du-Roy and Seigneurie de Mingan have no ancestral rights

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 26 2015

On February 10, 2015, the Superior Court of Québec (the "Court"), under the pen of the Honourable J. Roger Banford, J.C.S., handed down a

Claims that involve a fixed dosage and schedule can constitute patentable subject matter

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 26 2015

The Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) has just issued a revised guidance for the examination of patent applications featuring medical use

No requirement to accommodate store manager who could not serve customers the HR space

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 25 2015

Most employers are familiar with the duty to accommodate employees who suffer from disabilities to the point of undue hardship. In the recent case

Refusing to collaborate in an employer’s psychological harassment investigation can be grounds for dismissal

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 23 2015

In Séguin v. Dessau Inc. (PDF - available in French only), a tribunal, the Commission des relations du travail (CRT), upheld the dismissal of

The future of over-the-air television in Canada

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 18 2015

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) released two policy decisions on January 29, 2015, both of which were a

A swing and a miss: Court of Appeal confirms that lying about sick days is cause for termination

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 18 2015

Unexpected employee absences from work can be difficult for employers. Scheduling adjustments have to be made with other employees, customer service

Ontario to hold public consultations on labour and employment law

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 18 2015

In its July 14, 2014 Throne Speech, the Ontario government announced that it intended to adapt itself to the changing work environment. As mentioned

Jumping the geofence: examining Canadians’ use of VPNs to access U.S. Netflix

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • -
  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • March 17 2015

An estimated one million Canadian households are jumping the "geofence" to watch shows and movies that aren't available for streaming in Canada

The new labour trilogy: the Supreme Court of Canada reshapes labour law (again)

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 11 2015

In its January 2015 decision in Saskatchewan Federation of Labour ("SFL"), the Supreme Court of Canada found, for the first time, that Canadian