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Supreme Court of Canada Releases its Decision on the Right to Vote of Canadians Living Abroad
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • January 16 2019

In a landmark decision released last week, the Supreme Court of Canada has removed the restriction on voting for Canadian citizens living abroad. In


Tougher Impaired Driving Penalties to Significantly Impact Permanent Residents and Foreign Nationals
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • January 7 2019

The enactment of Bill C-46 on December 18, 2018 has significantly changed Canada’s impaired driving legislation and related offences under the


Supreme Court Will Not Hear Insider Trading Case
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • December 19 2018

The Supreme Court of Canada has denied leave to appeal the Ontario Court of Appeal's decision in Finkelstein v. Ontario Securities Commission. The


Data privacy: how much consent is enough consent?
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • December 18 2018

In Canada, everyone has a right to expect a certain amount of data privacy. Data privacy includes control over, access to and use of personal


Supreme Court of Canada Strikes down the Mandatory Victim Surcharge
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • December 17 2018

The Supreme Court of Canada has struck down the mandatory victim surcharge in section 737 of the Criminal Code on the grounds that it is a cruel and


Bill C-86 Omnibus Budget Implementation Act makes Substantial Changes to the Patent Act
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • December 14 2018

On October 29, 2018, the federal government introduced the 884-page omnibus Budget Implementation Act, 2018, No. 2, as Bill C-86. The bill received


Supreme Court of Canada confirms shareholders do not have sufficient interest to claim damages from losses suffered by the corporations they own
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • December 12 2018

In Brunette v. Legault Joly Thiffault, 2018 SCC 55 (Brunette), the Supreme Court of Canada confirms how standing rules in the Code of Civil Procedure


An Update on Unity Objections, Elections, and Double Patenting Considerations During Canadian Examination
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • December 10 2018

Canada has unique local law on double patenting. Like the U.S., there is an obviousness standard for double patenting, but, unlike the U.S., terminal


Appellate Court Upholds Decision Not to Certify Proposed Motherisk Class Action
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • December 5 2018

In R.G. v. The Hospital for Sick Children, the Divisional Court upheld Justice Perell’s decision not to certify a proposed class action relating to


Supreme Court Clarifies Process for Challenging Production Orders
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • December 5 2018

Production orders under the Criminal Code are powerful investigative tools used by law enforcement to compel documents from organizations that are not