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Strengthen the Senate by respecting it
  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • Canada
  • 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
  • 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


Don't give up on AECL
  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • Canada
  • June 20 2011

In a post-Fukushima world, the ideal opportunity exists for Canada to regain its competitive position in the global nuclear industry


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


PM announces support for wind energy project in Prince Edward Island
  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • Canada
  • August 23 2010

Prime Minister Stephen Harper today announced the Government of Canada is providing support for an innovative research project in Prince Edward Island which will advance Canada's understanding and use of wind power as a clean energy source