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Amendments to the Expropriations Act Proposed Under Bill 245

Canada - February 26 2021 The Ontario government has proposed a number of changes to the Expropriations Act under Bill 245, the “Accelerating Access to Justice Act, 2021”…

Micah Goldstein

Is it Time For Employers to Review Your Employment Contracts? The Supreme Court of Canada Says Yes

Canada - January 18 2021 On January 14, 2021, the Supreme Court of Canada denied Swegon North America Inc.’s application for leave to appeal the Ontario Court of Appeal’s…

Megan Mah, Daniel Wong

Ontario Announces Provincewide Shutdown: What Does This Mean for Employers?

Canada - December 23 2020 On December 21, 2020, Ontario announced that it will move into a provincewide shutdown to stop the spread of COVID-19. The provincewide shutdown will…

Nofil Nadeem, Daniel Wong

Federal Government Extends the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy Program: What Employers Need to Know

Canada - August 13 2020 The Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (“CEWS”) program was launched in April of 2020 to help mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic to Canadian…

Megan Mah, Daniel Wong

Ontario Court of Appeal Finds Unenforceable Language in “For Cause” Termination Provision to be Fatal Even When Employee Terminated “Without Cause”

Canada - July 9 2020 The Ontario Court of Appeal’s decision in Waksdale v. Swegon North America Inc.[1] was released on June 17, 2020 and is the latest in a series of…

Aisling Flarity, Daniel Wong