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Company convicted of OHSA charges after criminal negligence charges withdrawn in fatality
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • July 31 2013

A crane rental company has been convicted of charges under the Occupational Health and Safety Act and fined, after criminal negligence charges


OSC consultation paper on women on boards and in senior management
  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • Canada
  • September 5 2013

On July 30, 2013, the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) published a consultation paper (the Consultation Paper) on advancing the representation of


Supreme Court of Canada imposes common law duty of honest performance on contracting parties
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Canada
  • December 22 2014

In Bhasin v Hrynew, (2014, SCC 71), a unanimous Supreme Court ruled that the Canadian common law should now impose a duty on parties to perform their


Unprecedented fine for criminal negligence: Court of Appeal reserves judgment in Metron sentence appeal
  • Heenan Blaikie LLP
  • Canada
  • April 24 2013

As regular readers will know, Metron Construction Corporation became the first corporation in Ontario to be convicted under the Criminal Code, as


Court confirms director's liability for unpaid wages
  • Heenan Blaikie LLP
  • Canada
  • April 17 2013

The Federal Court has confirmed the importance of timely and effective resignations by directors, and of retaining evidence of when this was tendered


Doing business in Alberta 2013
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Canada
  • November 30 2013

Except where otherwise noted, this paper is current as of November 2013 and provides preliminary information on Canadian and Alberta legal matters to


BYOD & the board of directors part one: a risk to reckon with?
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • March 24 2013

The information security concerns relating to employees using their own devices for work (such as smart phones, netbooks and laptops) are a hot topic


ONCA: $750,000 fine under Bill C-45
  • Stewart McKelvey
  • Canada
  • September 25 2013

In R. V. Metron Construction Corporation ("Metron"), the Ontario Court of Appeal said that a $200,000 fine for criminal negligence by a construction


Are your independent contractors “dependent”?
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Canada
  • February 26 2014

Human resource practitioners often need to determine whether an individual is an employee or an independent contractor. In some industries, the use


Restrictive covenants and the sale of a business: important decision of the Supreme Court
  • Heenan Blaikie LLP
  • Canada
  • September 18 2013

On September 12, 2013, the Supreme Court of Canada rendered its decision in Payette v. Guay Inc., 2013 SCC 45. This decision is noteworthy, in that