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Strengthen the Senate by respecting it

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • June 14 2013

The Senate of Canada has long been criticized as a bastion of cronyism, a waste of tax dollars, and an unaccountable rubber stamp. The latest

Toward a stronger North America

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • October 15 2012

After the first U.S. presidential debate, the stage has been set for a major showdown Tuesday night

Canada’s bold action makes victims into soldiers in war on terror

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • May 14 2012

Now that it has taken the bold step of enacting the JVTA, it is anticipated that the federal government will move swiftly to identify terror sponsoring countries that can be sued

National security - guide to legal careers in national defence

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • September 1 2011

The following are excerpts from a presentation at the American Bar Association’s Annual Meeting in Toronto on Saturday August 6th

Lobbyists at the federal level - beware of limits on political activities

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 23 2011

With a Federal election looming around the corner, those engaged in lobbying-related activities should be mindful of current code of conduct rules which dictate how far one can assist "public office holders" (which includes Members of Parliament and Ministers) in the political process

New requirements for consultant-lobbyists: the Broader Public Sector Accountability Act, 2010

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • January 19 2011

As of January 1st, 2011, specified sections of the new Broader Public Sector Accountability Act, 2010 (the "BPSAA") came into force in Ontario

New rules of accountability under Canada’s Lobbying Act

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • December 2 2010

The Federal Lobbying Act contains a statutory category of "designated public office holder" to refer to officials responsible for high-level decision-making in government

Lobbyists’ Code of Conduct Rule 8

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • August 31 2010

On August 23, 2010 the Commissioner of Lobbying provided an important clarification and practical perspectives to assist in better understanding the new enforcement guidelines on Rule 8 of the Lobbyists' Code of Conduct issued by the Commissioner in November 2009

Economy, health care and education the focus of new Cabinet

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • August 18 2010

Premier Dalton McGuinty today announced changes to his Cabinet and government to help drive results in Ontario's economy, schools and hospitals

Make Parliament work to avoid unnecessary election: Prime Minister

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • August 6 2010

Prime Minister Stephen Harper says making Parliament work is essential if Canada is to avoid an unnecessary election that would jeopardize our economic recovery