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Confronting the Opioid Crisis

November 25, 2016 | Toronto

The Lawyers Weekly

Opioid misuse and abuse is a serious societal problem and public health threat. Globally, Canada is second only to the United States in per capita consumption of prescription opioids; painkillers such as oxycodone, hydrocodone, fentanyl and morphine. This has led to a significant...

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Agricultural Law Netletter

November 21, 2016 | Edmonton

LexisNexis, Issue 359

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News Flash: Express Entry Immigration Bulletin

November 15, 2016 | Calgary

On November 10, 2016, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (“IRCC”) announced that it will be implementing changes to the existing point distribution for applications for Permanent Residency status submitted under the Express Entry system. These changes will come into effect...

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The Board’s Role in Cybersecurity

November 14, 2016 | Toronto

BOARDS: Official Publication of the Governance Centre of Excellence

(Co-authored with Poonam Puri, Osgoode Hall Law School) Increasingly, cybersecurity is at the top of the agenda for most hospital boards, audit/risk committees and senior management teams. Board directors are wondering whether they are asking the right questions and making the...

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On the hook despite breach of contract

November 14, 2016 | Kitchener-Waterloo

Cambridge Chamber Spectrum

Last quarter, my colleague Rohit Kumar wrote in this column about the landmark decision made by the Supreme Court of Canada in Bhasin v. Hrynew. In Bhasin, our highest court proclaimed that a principle of good faith underpins contractual performance...

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Builder’s Risk

October 31, 2016 | Kitchener-Waterloo

Canadian Underwriter

In light of a recent Supreme Court of Canada ruling on a builder’s risk policy, insurers can anticipate that court decisions involving disputes over standard form insurance contracts are more likely to be appealed. Read the full article here.

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Decisions from the Courts: A Cautionary Tale for Do-it-Yourselfers and Status Certificate Errors – Who’s Responsible?

October 26, 2016 | Toronto

Condo Voice, Summer 2016

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Agricultural Law NetLetter

October 21, 2016 | Edmonton

LexisNexis, Issue 358

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It’s Not Too Late! The New Tax Changes and What You Can Do

October 13, 2016 | Toronto

Taxes & Wealth Management, Issue 9-3

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The Taxation of Marijuana in Canada

October 13, 2016 | Toronto

Taxes & Wealth Management, Issue 9-3

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