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Provisions of a collective agreement which favour older workers may be out of favour with the Ontario Human Rights Code
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • April 11 2011

The Ontario Labour Relations Board has found that an article in a collective agreement which gave preferred treatment to electricians over the age of 50 was a breach of the Ontario Human Rights Code.


The rise of a Canadian high yield debt market
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • March 4 2011

Canadian companies issuing high yield debt have historically had little choice but to tap the high yield market south of the border.


Canadian merger enforcement guidelines to be revised
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • February 25 2011

On February 24, 2011, the Commissioner of Competition announced that the Competition Bureau will undertake "moderate revisions" to the Canadian Merger Enforcement Guidelines (MEGs).


Advisory panel to Canadian government recommends national cap and trade program
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • USA, Canada
  • January 27 2011

In a report released yesterday entitled "Parallel Paths: Canada-U.S. Climate Policy Choices" , the National Roundtable on the Environment and Economy (NTREE) said that, given the uncertainty over U.S. climate change policies, the Canadian government should create its own national climate change regulations and then adapt to fit U.S. policies at a later date.


Parents of young children asked to relocate must be accommodated to the point of undue hardship, says Canadian Human Rights Tribunal
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • January 6 2011

The Canadian Human Rights Tribunal (CHRT) recently found that the Canadian National Railway (CNR) discriminated against three employees by failing to accommodate their family situation.


British Columbia's Oil and Gas Activities Act
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • December 17 2010

The proclamation of the Oil and Gas Activities Act, S.B.C. 2008, c. 36, (OGAA), on October 4, 2010, represents a significant change to the legal regime for oil and gas activities in British Columbia.


Ontario government announces changes to derivatives regulation
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • November 18 2010

As expected, the government of Ontario has now introduced proposed amendments to the Securities Act that would allow the Ontario Securities Commission to develop a regulatory framework to govern over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives.


FIT program update: updated timeline
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • October 26 2010

On October 18, 2010, the OPA released an updated timeline for the FIT Program indicating that Transmission Availability Tests and Distribution Availability Tests would commence on October 18, 2010 for non-capacity exempt project applications submitted between December 1, 2009 and June 4, 2010.


California vote could hinder cap-and-trade efforts
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • October 25 2010

The viability of a California cap-and-trade program will hinge on the outcome of the state's November elections.


Heritage Canada continues review of book publishing policy
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • October 19 2010

On July 20, 2010, the Department of Canadian Heritage announced that it would undertake a review of its Revised Foreign Investment Policy in Book Publishing and Distribution (the Book Policy).