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  • Overhaul of Canada’s Environmental Assessment Regime – The Impact Assessment ActMay 25, 2018

    The federal government recently introduced Bill C-69, An Act to enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation Protection Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts. Bill C-69 proposes, among other things, to repeal the Canadian Environment … Read more »

  • Alberta OH&S Legislation Changes on June 1. Are You Ready?May 24, 2018

    An Act to Protect the Health and Well-being of Working Albertans was passed in December 2017, and the new Occupational Health and Safety (“OHS”) laws come into effect on June 1, 2018. Highlights of the Act 1. Employer’s Duty An employer must ensure, as far as is reasonably practicable, the health, s … Read more »

  • What You Should Know Before Agreeing to Borrow MoneyMay 24, 2018

    Many small, medium and startup businesses will need to borrow money through traditional banks or venture capital firms. This can often be a confusing time for many business owners who will be faced with financial term sheets or offers to finance. This article provides introductory information for sm … Read more »

  • AB’s Aboriginal Consultation Office Must Be Procedurally Fair to First NationsMay 22, 2018

    In Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation v. Alberta, 2018 ABQB 262, the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench confirmed that province’s Aboriginal Consultation Office (“ACO”) must be procedurally fair to First Nations when deciding whether the duty to consult has been triggered. The Court also said that the gov … Read more »

  • How Blockchain & Other IT Companies Can Recruit Foreign WorkersMay 22, 2018

    Companies that develop blockchain and mine for cryptocurrencies are, at their core, IT companies. While there are certainly issues surrounding the marketability of cryptocurrencies, the multiple uses of blockchain technology, and how blockchain and cryptocurrencies are being regulated, for companies … Read more »