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Canada announces plans to accede to Arms Trade Treaty
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • July 1 2016

On June 30, 2016, Global Affairs Canada announced that as part of Canada’s commitment to transparency and rigour in export controls, the Honourable


More protection for students and workers against sexual harassment or violence
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • November 2 2015

On October 27, 2015, the Ontario Government introduced legislation as part of its action plan to stop sexual violence and harassment. Bill 132, An


Trilogy not a triumph for teachers: B.C. Court of Appeal upholds law putting education policy ahead of collective bargaining
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • October 7 2015

In British Columbia Teachers’ Federation v. British Columbia (“BCTF“) the British Columbia Court of Appeal (“BCCA“) decided that legislation that


Employee voting entitlements on federal election day (October 19, 2015)
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • October 6 2015

October 19, 2015 is federal election day. Under the Canada Elections Act, employees who are eligible to vote are entitled to three consecutive hours


Canada: judicial recognition of risk assessment, R. V. Michaud
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • September 29 2015

The Ontario Court of Appeal has recently released its decision in R. V. Michaud, 2015 ONCA 585 (“Michaud”). This decision is of importance as the


Stay pending foreign litigation. District court grants stay of lawsuit against the Government of Canada pending the outcome of substantially similar litigation in Ontario court
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • September 24 2015

For more than a decade, the Detroit International Bridge Company (“DIBC”) has sought permits from the United States and Canada to build a bridge


The vacation is over: the Ontario Labour Relations Board declares secondary school strikes unlawful and sends 74,000 students back to class
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • June 9 2015

On May 26, 2015, the Ontario Labour Relations Board (“OLRB”) released a decision that declared the local strikes by teachers in the Durham, Sudbury


Deadlines looming to comply with accessibility standards
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • December 2 2014

In 2005, the Government of Ontario enacted the Accessibilities for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 ("AODA"), which sets out a framework for


Update on the PQ’s mandate in Quebec
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • September 13 2012

New Parti Québécois minority government in Quebec may mean tighter language regulations for business


Lawful access legislation reintroduced in Canada
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • May 11 2012

On 14 February 2012, the Canadian government reintroduced what is commonly referred to as "lawful access" legislation, which aims to expand the online surveillance powers of law enforcement authorities