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Calorie Menu Disclosures Coming to Ontario

3 août 2016 | Kelly Harris

Ontario legislation to overhaul in-store calorie advertising requirements There are some sweeping new food and beverage disclosure requirements coming into play for the food industry in Ontario. The Healthy Menu Choices Act, will come into force on January 1, 2017,...

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Things You May Not Know About the Farm Debt Mediation Act

7 juillet 2016 | David G. Gerecke, Q.C.

Most or all creditors who lend to farmers will be familiar with the Farm Debt Mediation Act, S.C. 1997, c. 21 (the “FDMA”) and the need to serve a notice under the FDMA before taking action against a farmer.  However,...

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Update on CETA: Industry awaits Ratification amidst “Brexit” Uncertainty

29 juin 2016 | Andrew Hentz, Carol S. VandenHoek

In October 2013, it was announced that Canada and the EU had reached an agreement in principle with respect to the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA). CETA is intended to co-exist with other trade agreements including the...

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Bill 6 Update: Working Groups Appointed

30 mai 2016 | Emma L. Johnston

The Alberta government has selected members for technical working groups that will develop recommendations for the new Enhanced Protection for Farm and Ranch Workers Act, formerly known as Bill 6. Each group consists of 12 members, and includes farmers, ranchers,...

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Bill 6 Update: Deadlines and Regulations on the Horizon

27 avril 2016 | Michael J. Morcom

The Enhanced Protection for Farm and Ranch Workers Act, referenced by most in Alberta as Bill 6, was passed into law on December 10, 2015.  As most will remember, Bill 6 repealed the existing exemptions for farm and ranch workers...

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The Agricultural Employees Protection Act: Is marijuana an agricultural commodity?

17 mars 2016 | Evan Campbell

In United Food and Commercial Workers Canada v MedReleaf Corp. the Ontario Labour Relations Board (“OLRB”) was tasked with determining whether marijuana is an agricultural commodity in relation to an application for certification under the Labour Relations Act. The United...

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Event Announcement: The Food & Beverage Industry in Canada: The Regulatory Evolution

25 février 2016 | Catherine Bate, Wendy A. Baker

Wendy Baker, QC and Cathy Bate of Miller Thomson are presenting an in-class program and live webinar, « The Food & Beverage Industry in Canada: The Regulatory Evolution ». Dates: Live Webinar – April 19, 2016 In-Class Program, Toronto – April 19,...

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Private Certification Policy (Food Safety)

25 février 2016 | Wendy A. Baker

With the introduction of the new Safe Foods for Canadians Act,  more than 50,000 participants in the food sector will come under Federal jurisdiction for the first time.  In anticipation of its increased supervisory obligations, CFIA is looking to private...

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Hurley v OSPCA, 2015 ONSC 7784: OSPCA’s Power to Remove Animals

5 février 2016 | Graham Parkinson

In Hurley v. OSPCA, 2015 ONSC 7784 (CanLII), the Ontario Superior Court of Justice upheld an Ontario Animal Care Review Board decision in support of the removal of 25 horses and one goat from a northern Ontario farm by the...

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Cost-Sharing Project Funding Revitalized under Growing Forward 2

8 janvier 2016 | Kelly Harris

Co-Author: Emma Nicholl, Articling Student The agri-food industry is set for exciting developments in 2016. The recent change in government has brought a renewed political focus on Growing Forward 2 (GF2), the policy framework for the agriculture and agri-food sectors...

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