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  • What to do if you Encounter a Drunk DriverAugust 14, 2017

    Impaired driving continues to be a serious issue in Nova Scotia and a leading factor in collisions causing serious injury and fatalities.  Although it isn’t advisable for the average person to jump right into the car of someone who is impaired, like the off-duty police officers in Liverpool earlier … Read more »

  • Changes to the Canada Labour CodeAugust 9, 2017

    The Liberal Government continues to implement its promises to electors.  On June 22, 2017, Bill C-44, an omnibus bill to implement the latest federal budget, received Royal Assent.  Several changes to the Canada Labour Code were passed that will affect federally regulated employers, both unionized a … Read more »

  • The Dope on Marijuana at WorkJuly 26, 2017

    On July 1, 2018, the possession of marijuana, referred to as cannabis in the legislation will become legal in Canada. Not a day goes by without a news story about how the provinces are scrambling to decide how to best implement a distribution system for the lawful sale and use of cannabis products. … Read more »

  • Driver Fatigue and Car AccidentsJuly 25, 2017

    If you’ve ever been on a road-trip, you can understand the fatigue that settles in after hours of being on the road.  Many drivers have been in the situation where they are in an exhausted state while driving.  Transport Canada found that about 20% of fatal car accidents in Canada were a result of d … Read more »

  • The York University Case: Crisis in Copyright LawJuly 21, 2017

    You’ve often heard the old legal saying “hard cases make bad law.”  Well, it still happens. On July 12, 2017, a judge of the Federal Court, in the case of Access Copyright v. York University, departed dramatically from over a decade of settled copyright jurisprudence from the Supreme Court of Canada … Read more »