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  • Grimes v R: How Should Family-Controlled Private Shares Be Valued?August 9, 2018

    Authors: Alain Gaucher, Q.C., and Ravtej Grewal In the recent decision of Grimes v R, 2016 TCC 280, the Court considered a myriad of differing valuations for shares held by a trust, in the context of the 21-year disposition rule applicable to trusts. The 21-year deemed disposition triggers the reali … Read more »

  • Aiding by Omission in CASL? Good Enough, CRTC SaysAugust 8, 2018

    The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC)’s recent enforcement action serves as a reminder that organizations can be liable under Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) for failing to take appropriate steps to prevent abuse of their services by malicious actors. To minimi … Read more »

  • Duty to Disclose Labour and Material Payment BondAugust 1, 2018

    On February 15, 2018 the Supreme Court of Canada released its decision in Valard Construction v. Bird Construction. The Court found that in certain circumstances, a trustee has an obligation to disclose the existence of a Labour and Material Payment Bond (“L&M Bond”) to a beneficiary. The factual co … Read more »

  • Canadian Government Changes Citizenship RequirementsJuly 30, 2018

    Authors: Scott Bell, Erin Moch and Scott Hunter Bill C-6, an Act to amend the Citizenship Act and make consequential amendments to another Act, received Royal Assent on June 19, 2017. This resulted in several changes to the Citizenship Act over the past year. These changes have and will continue to … Read more »

  • Canadian Government Expands Biometrics Collection ProgramJuly 24, 2018

    On July 31, 2018, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (“IRCC”) will be expanding its biometrics collection program. This change will affect foreign nationals from countries that were not previously required to submit biometric information as part of their applications. This expansion of the … Read more »