Published articles and Media mentions

With a professional commitment to sharing insights and advancing an understanding of legal developments and trends, Miller Thomson’s lawyers are regular contributors to legal and business publications in Canada and internationally.


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André Nowakowski quoted in HR Reporter article on employment contracts and without-cause termination provisions

November 25, 2020 | Toronto

HR Reporter, "Without-cause provisions in peril after court decision"

A recent Court of Appeal ruling in Ontario may require many employment contracts to be changed after a justice found the illegality of one clause negatively affected the entire agreement. Read the full article here (HR Reporter subscription required for...


Tessa Green and Cynthia Carels comment on Bill 41, the Insurance Amendment Act in Canadian Underwriter

November 23, 2020 | Edmonton

Canadian Underwriter , "Will changes to Alberta auto reduce insurers’ claims costs?"

Proposed changes to auto insurance regulations in Alberta and new Orders in Council should help reduce claims costs for insurers, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) told Canadian Underwriter Thursday. Bill 41, the Insurance (Enhancing Driver Affordability and Care) Amendment Act,...


International Comparative Legal Guides (ICLG) Gambling 2021

November 20, 2020

Danielle Bush authored the chapter on Canada in the seventh edition of the International Comparative Legal Guide Gambling 2021. The publication covers common issues in gambling law in 37 jurisdictions around the world. Read the chapter online or download the PDF.


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Jasmin Lefebvre interviewé par Radio-Canada sur le projet de Colisée de Trois-Rivières

November 17, 2020 | Montréal


Jasmin Lefebvre, avocat spécialisé en droit de la construction depuis 28 ans et associé de notre bureau de Montréal, commente le projet de Colisée de Trois-Rivières lors d’une entrevue à Radio-Canada. Les contribuables trifluviens doivent-ils s’inquiéter que l’entrepreneur choisi par...


Audit First, Pay GST/HST Tax Refunds (Much) Later

November 10, 2020 | Toronto, Calgary

Canadian Tax Focus, Volume 10, Number 4, November 2020

GST/HST registrants who commonly make zero-rated supplies often file a return claiming a net tax refund, relying on the prompt payment of that refund in order to finance their businesses. The minister is required to pay the refund “with all...


Danielle Bush quoted in Bloomberg article “Online Gambling Firms Expect Ontario to Lift Key Operator Ban”

November 2, 2020 | Toronto

Bloomberg, "Online Gambling Firms Expect Ontario to Lift Key Operator Ban"

This article discusses anticipated regulatory changes in the November 5, 2020 provincial budget  to Ontario’s online gaming industry, allowing private operators into the market. Danielle Bush comments on the statement that “Legalized online gambling in Ontario would generate about C$547...


Myron Mallia-Dare leads a discussion on Quantum Computing in an episode of the Canadian RegTech Association’s podcast

November 2, 2020 | Toronto

RegTech Round-Up, "Quantum Computing 101"

Myron Mallia-Dare leads discussion on Quantum Computing and its application for regulated industries such as the financial services industry on a recent episode of the Canadian RegTech Association’s podcast. He is joined by Richard Moulds, the General Manager of Amazon...


Lisa Goodfellow discusses Ontario’s Bill 128 on The Rob Snow Show

October 27, 2020 | Toronto

1310 News Ottawa, The Rob Snow Show

Lisa Goodfellow is a guest on the October 27, 2020 edition of 1310 News Ottawa’s The Rob Snow Show to discuss Ontario’s Bill 128 which provides immunity from COVID-19 liability under certain conditions. Her segment begins at the 37:20 mark....


Appeals of Charity Revocations: What Is The Proper Standard?

October 26, 2020 | Toronto

Canadian Tax Focus, Volume 10, Number 4, November 2020

Until recently, when a charity challenged its revocation at the FCA, the charity had to prove that the CRA’s decision to revoke was unreasonable. It now appears that the charity must prove that the CRA committed a palpable and overriding...


No appeal of tax court decision in CanLII v. MNR

October 20, 2020

The decision of the Tax Court of Canada in CanLII v. MNR will not be appealed by the Minister of National Revenue. The case was argued on behalf of the registrant CanLII (Canadian Legal Information Institute) by Miller Thomson partners...


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