Blogues de Miller Thomson

Grâce à ses blogues, Miller Thomson décrit sur un ton plus informel certaines perspectives juridiques au Canada. Lire ici les divers points de vue.

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Agriculture funding update

21 mai 2020 | Heather L. Jones

Le réseau alimentaire : les agroentreprises canadiennes et le droit en matière d'alimentation

In early May, the Canadian Federation of Agriculture (the “CFA”) sought further funding from the federal government in the amount of $2.6 billion. On May 5, 2020, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced a grant of $252 million. An outline of...

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The perils of will kits during the Coronavirus pandemic

21 mai 2020 | Jacklynn Pivovar

Blogue sur le litige en matière de succession

During the Coronavirus pandemic (COVID–19) many people may be doing a Google search on “do-it-yourself” will kits to try to get their financial and family affairs in order.  You might believe these will kits are an inexpensive and easy way...

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The duty to defend in the face of exclusions: Allegations of intentional acts and the use or operation of vehicles

20 mai 2020 | Sean McGarry

Blogue : Droit des assurances

On May 7, 2020, the Supreme Court of Canada denied leave to appeal from a notable decision of the Ontario Court of Appeal on an insurer’s duty to defend. In Pembridge Insurance Company of Canada v. Chu,[1] the defendant, Fabrizi,...

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What if an estate has been mismanaged?

14 mai 2020 | Christopher Crisman-Cox

Blogue sur le litige en matière de succession

Beneficiaries of an Estate are sometimes concerned that an Estate Trustee may be mismanaging Estate assets in one way or another. When this happens, open and frank communication between the Estate Trustee and the beneficiaries can often go a long...

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Pension plan regulatory relief and COVID-19 relief measures: A summary

13 mai 2020 | Kim Ozubko

Blogue matinal : Régimes de retraite

In this summary update, we have added highlights of the following new and updated guidance, resulting from COVID-19: an amendment to the portability freeze for federally regulated pension plans to allow, subject to certain conditions, portability transfers for members who...

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The scope and interpretation of faulty workmanship exclusions in multi-peril policies

12 mai 2020 | Debra Curcio Lister, Mark Puszczak

Blogue : Droit des assurances

In Condominium Corporation No. 9312374 v Aviva Insurance Company of Canada, 2020 ABCA 166, the appellant condominium corporation (the “Corporation”), had engaged a contractor and an engineer to provide rehabilitation and maintenance work with respect to the parkade area in...

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Privacy Commissioners: Privacy laws not a barrier to effective COVID-19 response, emphasize compliance when using contact tracing apps

12 mai 2020 | David Krebs, Danny Alcorn

Blogue Cybersécurité de MT

The COVID-19 pandemic has created an unprecedented challenge for federal and provincial governments and other public health organizations in Canada. To respond in a timely and effective manner, government organizations require greater access to, and an enhanced ability to use,...

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Federal aid for Canadian agriculture and food sectors

5 mai 2020 | Eric F.W. Johnson, Brady Knight

Le réseau alimentaire : les agroentreprises canadiennes et le droit en matière d'alimentation

The federal government announced a $252-million aid package for Canada’s agriculture and food industries on May 5, 2020. A number of areas will receive increased funding. Highlights include: Food processors: Both large and small food processors (including meat packers) will...

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The effect of BC Ferries settlement agreements on apportionment of liability and damages at trial

5 mai 2020 | Stefanie Gladders, Fareeha Qaiser

Blogue : Droit des assurances

A recent case from the British Columbia Supreme Court dealt with the procedure for apportionment of losses after a BC Ferries Settlement had been reached between some of the defendants. In Conarroe v Tallack, the claim arose out of two...

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COVID-19 and accidental death coverage

29 avril 2020 | Helen D.K. Friedman

Blogue : Droit des assurances

No one intends to contract COVID-19.  In fact, most rational people intend to do just the opposite.  What if, despite your best intentions/precautions, you contract COVID-19 by accident?  What if this unfortunate event results in your death?  Is there a...

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