In what can be described as a unique set of circumstances, the Court of Appeal for Ontario has recently ruled on the important issue of a corporation’s right to be protected by solicitor-client privilege.
A new report by the Public Interest Advocacy Centre in Ottawa advocates greater involvement of consumers groups when negotiating interprovincial trade agreements.
The Ontario Superior Court has upheld a repayment clause in an employee contract because it was a “genuine pre-estimate of damages,” and not a restraint of trade.
For the second time in six months, a B.C. Court has refused a petition from peer-to-peer Internet site isoHunt to have the company declared that it is not in violation of copyright laws.
In what is being hailed as a pro-employer ruling, administrators of pension plans can take “contribution holidays” as long as the plan’s surplus still allows it to meet its obligations, says the Supreme Court of Canada.
Mitch Garber has become a safe bet when it comes to looking for someone to handle the fast-growing online gaming industry. Las Vegas-based casino giant Harrah’s Entertainment Inc., whose properties include the Caesars and Horseshoe brand names, hand-picked Garber in May to be the chief executive officer of its new Harrah’s Interactive Entertainment Inc. subsidiary.
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A recent New Brunswick Court of Queen’s Bench decision on the right to association for casual employees highlights unions’ quest to expand their bases, say labour lawyers.
Canadian in-house lawyers have once again been named as the top of their field at the International Law Office Global Counsel Awards.