Ellen Kim

Associate | Toronto


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Bill C-33: Proposed new legislation for the rail & marine industries

On November 17, 2022, the federal government introduced Bill C-33 for first reading in the House of Commons, with the short title Strengthening the Port System and Railway Safety in Canada Act.[1]  The proposed new legislation would address governance, safety,...


Don’t forget: ELD mandates beginning enforcement on January 1, 2023

What is it? Electronic logging devices (“ELDs”) are devices installed into commercial motor vehicles that use a computer-based software to monitor the activities of the vehicle’s driver to ensure compliance with hours of service legislation. The use of ELDs has...


Transportation of lithium batteries by motor carriers

Transportation of products containing lithium batteries by motor carriers is becoming increasingly common. This type of battery is found throughout items we use in daily life and can be divided into two categories: lithium ion and lithium metal. Lithium ion...


Cross-country COVID-19 check-up

History of Canadian Government COVID-19 Rent Relief On April 24, 2020, the Government of Canada introduced the Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance (CECRA) program. The CECRA program, which was run through the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), was set...


BC Liquor and Cannabis Branch Updates Online Sale and Delivery of Alcohol Policy

On May 24, 2019, the British Columbia Liquor Control and Cannabis Regulation Branch (the “BC Liquor Branch”) updated its policies to clarify who will be held liable for non-compliance with the Liquor Control and Licensing Act (the “Act”) during the...