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Four Liability Risks for Backyard Trampoline Owners
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • July 18 2017

Two devastating news stories emerged this week regarding trampoline related pediatric injuries. In this post, we explore four common liability risks

Sports enthusiasts: Beware of what you sign
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • July 5 2017

Whether out on the slopes for a day, registering for recreational sports programs or joining a gym, we are routinely asked to sign waivers releasing

Will Toronto’s Proposed Airbnb Regulation Help Condos?
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • June 27 2017

Last week, Toronto's Executive Committee approved a draft plan to regulate Airbnb. Amongst important changes, Toronto proposes the creation of a new

The Grass is Always Greener in the Other Jurisdiction - Provincial Acts and Regulations under the Cannabis Act
  • Stewart McKelvey
  • Canada
  • June 22 2017

New Brunswick's Working Group on the Legalization of Cannabis released an Interim Report on June 20, 2017. It is a huge step forward in the

Bill 148: What Could It Mean to the Retail, Service and Hospitality Sectors
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • June 13 2017

On June 1, 2017, the first reading of Bill 148, An Act to Amend the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (hereinafter referred to as the "ESA") and the

A Failed Gamble
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • May 29 2017

The recent decision in Ifergan v. Loto-Quebec, 2017 QCCS 1332, presents a rare occasion where the Superior Court of Québec refused permission to

Getting Fit Legally - How to Manage Your Legal Risk as a Fitness Business Owner
  • Aird & Berlis LLP | Aird & McBurney LP
  • Canada
  • May 18 2017

It is no surprise that there are many challenges to running a fitness business. One aspect which often troubles fitness business owners is how to go

Nintendo v. King: Answering Questions, and Raising New Ones, About Technological Protection Measures
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • March 31 2017

The Federal Court’s recent decision in Nintendo of America v. King is among the first decisions applying the Copyright Act’s new provisions relating

Budget 2017: Proposed GSTHST Amendments
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • March 28 2017

On March 22, 2017, the federal Government released its Budget for 2017 (the “Budget”). The Budget has been considered lean in comparison to Liberal

Saskatchewan PST Rate Increase
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • March 24 2017

The 2017 Saskatchewan budget delivered by Finance Minister Kevin Doherty increases the provincial sales tax ("PST") rate from 5 to 6, effective