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Are restrictive covenants in sale agreements enforceable?
  • Field Law
  • Canada
  • March 12 2015

The Supreme Court of Canada recently addressed the issue of the enforceability of restrictive covenants where the purchaser of a business offered


Essential services and essential rights: Saskatchewan Federation of Labour and the new constitutional right to strike
  • Field Law
  • Canada
  • February 5 2015

In Saskatchewan Federation of Labour v. Saskatchewan, 2015 SCC 4, the Supreme Court of Canada held that the right to strike is protected under the


PIPA revived
  • Field Law
  • Canada
  • December 2 2014

As a follow-up to our earlier post (PIPA on Death's Door), Alberta's Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA) has been resuscitated. The Supreme


Supreme Court of Canada on internet privacy
  • Field Law
  • Canada
  • June 19 2014

The Supreme Court puts it mildly in its opening line: "The Internet raises a host of new and challenging questions about privacy." One of those


Alberta Arbitration Board rules random drug and alcohol testing unreasonable
  • Field Law
  • Canada
  • April 11 2014

In the ongoing debate on random drug and alcohol testing of employees, an Alberta Arbitration Board (the "Board") has found that an employer's random


Trader Joe’s vs. Pirate Joe’s update
  • Field Law
  • USA, Canada
  • March 4 2014

The very popular US grocery retailer Trader Joe's has a following among Canadian consumers. Capitalizing on this popularity north of the border, a


Supreme Court on copyright infringement and protection of ideas
  • Field Law
  • Canada
  • February 11 2014

Let's say you pitch a story idea to a TV production company - and not just an idea, but a complete set of storyboards, characters and scripts. You


A domain name is property. A domain name is not property.
  • Field Law
  • Canada
  • January 29 2014

Business people are sometimes seen to roll their eyes when they ask their lawyer a straighforward question, and the lawyer pauses and replies


Supreme Court on copyright infringement & protection of ideas
  • Field Law
  • Canada
  • January 17 2014

Let's say you pitch a story idea to a TV production company - and not just an idea, but a complete set of storyboards, characters and scripts. You


Supreme Court of Canada upholds union’s right to freedom of expression
  • Field Law
  • Canada
  • December 5 2013

As noted in our latest Privacy Press update, recently the Supreme Court of Canada in Alberta (Information and Privacy Commissioner) v. United Food