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Wallonia Creates Uncertainty on CETA Ratification Timeline

27 octobre 2016 | Andrew Hentz

We have previously bloggedon the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (“CETA”), the trade agreement which is Canada’s largest trade initiative since NAFTA and, if implemented, would provide Canadian exporters preferential access to the sizable EU market. Following the recent “Brexit”...

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Supreme Court of Canada Rules that Quebec’s Farm Income Stabilization Program is not a Contract of Insurance

3 octobre 2016 | Alexandre Ajami

Co-Author: Grégory Morin-Maltais, Articling Student Two recent decisions from the Supreme Court of Canada directly affect Quebec’s farm businesses by confirming La Financière Agricole du Québec’s (“La Financiere”) discretion in the administration of the farm income stabilization program known as...

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Event Announcement – Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show

6 septembre 2016 | Andrew Hentz

CANADA’S OUTDOOR FARM SHOW – September 13, 14 & 15, 2016 (Woodstock, Ontario) Miller Thomson LLP is again looking forward to being a part of the 23rd annual Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show. Please come by our booth to say hello...

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Changes Implemented to Ontario’s Production Insurance Regime

23 août 2016 | Andrew Hentz, Carol S. VandenHoek

In a previous post, we discussed legislation tabled by the Ontario government which would amend the province’s production insurance regime and had the potential to widen production insurance coverage to allow livestock, dairy, poultry, and other producers to benefit from...

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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

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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