Fasken | Canada | 25 Mar 2020
Governments across Canada have recently made multiple announcements regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. To help make things easier for employers, this article summarises the announcements from all provinces that touch on workplace issues. Common issues concerning COVID-19 include self-isolation, sickness benefits and layoffs.
Dentons | Canada | 8 Aug 2017
The Saskatchewan Court of Appeal recently dismissed the crown's appeal of the acquittal of an employer in a case involving a worker who died of suffocation in a grain terminal. It found that while proof of an accident may be enough to establish the elements of the general charge that an employer failed to ensure the health and safety of an employee, where the crown has particularised a......
McMillan LLP | Canada | 3 Mar 2015
The Saskatchewan minister of justice and attorney general has introduced Bill 177, which will implement the new Insurance Act and repeal the Saskatchewan Insurance Act. The proposed act includes significant changes to address market conduct and unfair practices, and will introduce insurance compliance self-evaluative audits.
WeirFoulds LLP | Canada | 21 Dec 2011
The Saskatchewan Queen's Bench recently issued judgment in an aircraft ownership dispute. It held that the registered owner of a Cessna P210N aircraft should, pursuant to the provisions of the Criminal Code, be entitled to receive possession of that aircraft, which had been seized by the police in the course of investigating a crime.