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  • Bid BarringOctober 18, 2018

    In the recent decision of Interpaving Ltd. v. The City of Greater Sudbury (2018 ONSC 3005), the Ontario Superior Court of Justice Divisional Court reaffirmed the right of a public institution to debar the bid of a private contractor, where the contractor has a history of poor performance of contract … Read more »

  • Can Canadians in the Cannabis Industry Travel to the U.S.?October 15, 2018

    Last week, the United States clarified its position on whether Canadians involved in the legal cannabis industry will be allowed to enter the U.S. While the clarification is good news for some involved in the Canadian cannabis industry, users of legal cannabis and Canadians seeking to enter the U.S. … Read more »

  • The #MeToo Movement – One Year LaterOctober 15, 2018

    It has been approximately one year since the New York Times first reported allegations of sexual harassment against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein. Shortly after, actress Alyssa Milano tweeted, “If you’ve been sexually harassed or assaulted write ‘me too’ as a reply to this tweet.” Although the … Read more »

  • Majority of Supreme Court of Canada Says No Duty to Consult on the Development of LegislationOctober 13, 2018

    In Mikisew Cree First Nation v Canada, 2018 SCC 40, a majority of Canada’s top Court said no aspect of the law-making process triggers the Crown’s duty to consult with Aboriginal peoples. A unanimous Court agreed that the Federal Court lacked jurisdiction to judicially review actions of federal Mini … Read more »

  • “Thank you for not Smoking (or Growing)… Cannabis”October 11, 2018

    Using and cultivating cannabis for recreational purposes will soon be legalized by both the Federal Parliament and Saskatchewan’s Provincial Legislature. However, this does not mean that individuals will be permitted to use and grow cannabis wherever they please. For example, the Provincial Governme … Read more »