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Amanda Cutinha quoted in Canadian Lawyer article on federal privacy law deficiencies

November 25, 2022 | Toronto

Canadian Lawyer

This article discusses how current Canadian privacy law lacks a clear governance framework for the collection and use of some personal information. Mobility data that is de-identified – stripped of markers revealing the identity of its source – and which...

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Geoff Mason discusses how employers should address workplace harassment complaints on The Jas Johal Show

November 25, 2022 | Vancouver

980CKNW The Jas Johal Show

Geoff Mason was interviewed on the latest episode of The Jas Johal Show, focusing on the 16 women who filed workplace harassment complaints against BC Ferries. Listen to the full interview: 16 women file workplace harassment complaints against BC Ferries

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Michael Gibson and Roberto Noce, KC, author reference on condominium law in Alberta

November 18, 2022 | Calgary, Edmonton

Condominium Law in Alberta

Thomson Reuters has released Condominium Law in Alberta, authored by Miller Thomson Condominium lawyers Michael Gibson and Roberto Noce, KC. This comprehensive reference is the only book of its kind focused on condominium laws specific to Alberta, including up-to-date commentary...

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Canadian Immigration: 5 recent updates you should know about

November 17, 2022

There have been a number of important changes to different Canadian Immigration categories over the past few months, and we anticipate several more to come before the end of 2022.  Here is a summary of some of the more significant...

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Geoff Mason joins Jas Johal for a conversation on wage transparency legislation

November 1, 2022 | Vancouver

980CKNW The Jas Johal Show

New York City has passed a law requiring most employers to include a salary range on job postings to promote wage transparency. Geoff Mason speaks to Jas Johal on the impact of this type of legislation and whether British Columbia...

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Ontario Superior Court grapples with question: How may Parliament protect women and girls from sexual exploitation?

October 26, 2022

In 2013, in its landmark decision Canada (Attorney General) v Bedford, the Supreme Court of Canada unanimously declared the country’s anti-prostitution law to be unconstitutional because the law violated the rights of sex workers to life, liberty and security of...

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Elena Hoffstein and Stephen Hsia write on the laws governing gifts by will

October 24, 2022 | Toronto, Vancouver

The Philanthropist, "The laws governing gifts by will – and the pressures they put on executors"

In this article, Elena Hoffstein and Stephen Hsia propose that extending the window for executors to make a testamentary gift to charity could unlock more giving to the charitable sector: Executors have 60 months from a donor’s death to make...

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Employee commentary, social media and the municipal employer

October 20, 2022 | Toronto, London

OMHRA’s ECHO Newsletter

”The medium is the message”. The wisdom of these famous words written by Canadian philosopher Marshall McLuhan is felt so acutely today. Communication media, its accessibility and its impact on how information is received, have evolved dramatically over the last...

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Regulating the carbon market: Canada’s federal carbon pricing regime

October 20, 2022 | Toronto

The Lawyer’s Daily

Jason Kroft and Ghazal Hamedani co-author an article in The Lawyer’s Daily that discusses Canada’s federal carbon pricing regime. In our previous article “Sustainable finance and carbon market: An overview,” we introduced sustainable finance and provided an overview on carbon...

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Drip pricing practices prohibited under Canada’s Competition Act

October 18, 2022

As a result of the June 23, 2022 amendments (the “Amendments”) to the Canadian Competition Act (the “Act”), drip pricing is now expressly recognized as a deceptive marketing practice and prohibited under the civil (subsection 74.01(1.1)) and criminal (subsection 52(1.3)) provisions...

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