In 2019’s online environment, experts in cybersecurity say businesses that handle personal information need to know that protecting themselves from liability is not a matter of if a data breach occurs but when.
Though cannabis edibles, extracts, lotions, balms and oils will be legal Oct. 17, consumers will have to wait until December to taste them and, as expected, producers will have to work around strict guidelines, say lawyers in the cannabis sector.
An unresolved assertion of Aboriginal title does not fundamentally change the Crown’s duty to consult and duty to consult does not provide for a veto, says a recent decision from the Yukon Supreme Court.
Quebec’s recent immigration reform bill gives the province more control over immigration.
The job market for lawyers is looking up, according to recent survey where 63 per cent of respondents said their firm or legal department plan on hiring new practitioners in the next six months.
Complying with British Columbia’s new real estate owner reporting requirements will create a lot of legal work and raise the price of real estate transactions, lawyers say.
The Trans Mountain pipeline expansion overcame a major roadblock with a recent unanimous B.C. Court of Appeal ruling in favour of federal jurisdiction over the project.
In Western Canada, labour and employment law is evolving along two distinct paths, with governments in British Columbia and Alberta both in the process of passing labour law reforms.