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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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Up the Creek without a Paddle: The Law Relating to Unincorporated Associations

December 31, 2020 | Toronto

Estates Trusts & Pensions Journal

Charities and non-profit organizations are often faced with the question of whether to incorporate. Some decide that it is not worth the trouble, while others put off the decision until the organization grows in size. There are also those that...

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C.M. Callow Inc. v Zollinger: The Supreme Court of Canada clarifies the duty of honest contractual performance

December 22, 2020

In C.M. Callow Inc. v. Zollinger[1], the Supreme Court of Canada clarified the scope of the duty of honest performance in connection with the exercise of a seemingly unrestricted termination clause in a contract. In doing so, the Court affirms...

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Bill 41 and proposed changes to Alberta’s Insurance Act

December 21, 2020 | Edmonton

The Lawyers Daily

Authored by Tessa Green, Miller Thomson Associate This year has brought many changes and in keeping with that theme, the government of Alberta introduced significant amendments to the Insurance Act through Bill 41, the Insurance (Enhancing Driver Affordability and Care)...

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Paths Forward in Financially Troubled Times: A Restructuring and Insolvency Guidebook for Charities and Non-profit Organizations

December 15, 2020 | Toronto

The Muttart Foundation

Susan Manwaring and Craig Mills are contributors to The Muttart Foundation’s Paths Forward in Financially Troubled Times: A Restructuring and Insolvency Guidebook for Charities and Non-profit Organizations. The resource sets out various options available to organizations experiencing financial hardship. Read...

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Straight Talk: Recent Trends in Canadian M&A (Issue 4, 2020)

December 14, 2020

Issue 4 2020 of this quarterly publication is now available, with commentary from Miller Thomson Partners across Canada, a summary review of Q3 2020 market insights and highlights of our recent work.

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Lisa Goodfellow quoted in SHRM article on Canada’s Supreme Court ruling for entitlement to bonus pay after wrongful dismissal

December 9, 2020 | Toronto

SHRM, "Canada’s Supreme Court Entitles Dismissed Employees to Bonuses"

The Supreme Court of Canada unanimously ruled in October 2020 in favor of a former employee’s entitlement to bonus pay and other benefits after being forced out of the company. Lisa Goodfellow, an attorney with Miller Thomson LLP in Toronto,...

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GST/HST relief on face masks and face shields

December 7, 2020

On November 30, 2020, the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, released Supporting Canadians and Fighting COVID-19: Fall Economic Statement 2020 (the “Economic Statement”). To support public health during the COVID‑19 pandemic, the Economic Statement announced...

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Fall Economic Statement 2020: GST/HST measures targeted at the digital economy

December 7, 2020

On November 30, 2020, the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, tabled Supporting Canadians and Fighting COVID-19: Fall Economic Statement 2020 (the “Economic Statement”). The Economic Statement announced major changes to the GST/HST regime as it...

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Inna Koldorf interviewed in PGC Group blog on Hiring Workers in Canada

December 4, 2020 | Vaughan

Precision Global Consulting, "Hiring Workers in Canada - Q&A with Inna Koldorf"

For growing businesses, Canada presents some attractive prospects and is packed with potential growth opportunities. But, while there are similarities in employment law between the US and Canada, it’s important to be able to navigate the differences compliantly to avoid...

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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...

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