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The Investment Canada Act
The Canadian government is anxious to foster a business climate that is receptive to investment from outside the country. At the same time, it is determined to monitor the level of new foreign investment in Canada and to screen a limited number of such investments - generally speaking, transactions ... read more.
Oil and Gas Law in Canada
Volatility in energy prices, economic growth in Asia and other developing regions contributing to increased oil demand, and geopolitical instability in some energy-producing countries, have led to increased interest in Canadian oil and gas resources. While Alberta continues to be the Canadian industr... read more.
Personal Income Tax Considerations
If a foreign enterprise finds it necessary to transfer an individual to Canada, the individual’s Canadian tax consequences will depend upon whether or not he becomes resident in Canada for tax purposes.... read more.
From the Blog
In an interesting decision, the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario has ruled that an employer is not liable for discriminatory and harassing texts sent by a rogue employee to another of its workers....
On April 8, 2014, Canada’s government introduced Bill S-4, the Digital Privacy Act, in the Senate. Bill S-4 is the federal government’s latest attempt to reform the federal Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (“PIPEDA”). It would be a mistake to say that it is largely recycled from the government’s last attempt to reform PIPEDA in 2011 through Bill C-12, which died on the order paper. Here’s what’s different, what’s been dropped, and what seems to be largely the same. Caveat: This is a first read!...
Lean times may call for lien measures – What you need to know about miners’ liens in Northern Canada
Given the present economic climate of falling metal prices and depressed equity markets for mining companies, many owners and operators of mines are experiencing cash flow and working capital shortages. As a result, contractors and others who provide services or materials to mines, whether in the exploration, development, or production phases of such projects, are increasingly looking to miners lien legislation to help them increase their leverage when seeking payment of outstanding accounts. ...