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New immigration stream opened
  • McLennan Ross LLP
  • Canada
  • January 3 2013

As per CIC's subsequent news release on December 10th, the program began accepting applications yesterday, January 2nd, 2013. A further news release was


Fair dealing in Canada
  • McLennan Ross LLP
  • Canada
  • December 17 2012

Fair dealing, as an exception to copyright infringement, is a user right


Provinces as creditors for remediation costs
  • McLennan Ross LLP
  • Canada
  • December 7 2012

Today the Supreme Court of Canada (“SCC”) released a decision finding that the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador is not exempt from claims proceedings under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act (“CCAA”) relating to unfulfilled remediation obligations of an insolvent company


Court strikes out order extending time to serve statement of claim
  • McLennan Ross LLP
  • Canada
  • December 6 2012

In Franssen v. Thule Towing Systems LLC, 2012 ABQB 657 a Master struck out a provision in an order obtained by the Plaintiffs extending the time to serve the Statement of Claim


Employment agencies charged by Alberta government
  • McLennan Ross LLP
  • Canada
  • December 5 2012

The provincial government has recently charged a couple of Edmonton employment agencies under the Fair Trading Act and Employment Agency Business Licensing Regulation that governs them


Suncor's implementation of random testing on hold
  • McLennan Ross LLP
  • Canada
  • November 29 2012

Late yesterday, two of three judges hearing the case in the Alberta Court of Appeal decided to continue the interim injunction preventing Suncor from implementing a random drug and alcohol testing program for its employees in the oilsands


Certified medical exams and waiver of litigation privilege
  • McLennan Ross LLP
  • Canada
  • November 23 2012

Since coming into force in 2004 the Minor Injury Regulation (“MIR”) has become a mainstay in the analysis of any personal injury action


Retaining your foreign workers permanently
  • McLennan Ross LLP
  • Canada
  • November 14 2012

To eliminate the costly and time-consuming process of having to repeatedly prepare applications for Labour Market Opinions (“LMOs”) and work permits for a foreign worker, an employer can retain the services of the worker on a long-term basis by sponsoring him or her for Canadian permanent residence under a Provincial Nominee Program or the Federal Skilled Worker with Arranged Employment Program


Nunavut Planning and Project Assessment Act (Bill C-47)
  • McLennan Ross LLP
  • Canada
  • November 12 2012

The proposed Nunavut Planning and Project Assessment Act (“NPPAA”) was introduced to Parliament for first and second reading as Bill C-47 on November 6, 2012


The shield is not bullet proof
  • McLennan Ross LLP
  • Canada
  • October 31 2012

On July 25, 2012, the Honourable Justice Burrows of the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench released his judgment in the case of Nery v Nery