business law news articles 2018

The Privacy Act allows disclosure of inmate transfers in some cases, contradicting Mendicino’s claims

Soon after Canadians were told privacy law was preventing them from learning why notorious serial killer Paul Bernardo was moved to a medium-security prison, the federal privacy watchdog was reminded behind the scenes that there are ways around it. Bernardo had spent nearly 30 years in a maximum-security prison — most recently the Millhaven Institution […]

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Barksdale Resources Reports Legal Update

Vancouver, British Columbia–(Newsfile Corp. – July 10, 2023) – Barksdale Resources Corp. (TSXV: BRO) (OTCQX: BRKCF) ​​(“Barksdale“or the”Company“) is providing an update on the legal matters related to the Company’s Sunnyside copper-lead-zinc-silver exploration project in Arizona. Rick Trotman, President and CEO, comments, “I stand by the excellent work that the Barksdale and USFS teams have

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Sweden may consider amending the Quran-burning law: Justice minister

A recent incident at an authorized protest in Stockholm drew outrage from governments in several majority Muslim countries Sweden’s justice minister has said his government may be open to amending a protest law, after the public burning of a Koran in Stockholm last month sparked fury across the Muslim world. Gunnar Strömmer told the Swedish

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Maximum heat by-law for unlikely rentals in Winnipeg – Winnipeg

With heat-related illness on the rise amid record-breaking temperatures across the country, some Canadian cities are adopting by-laws that require landlords to keep their buildings below a maximum temperature. In Manitoba, organizations say that kind of regulation would get the cold shoulder. “Conceptually, it’s extremely important, we all want to do what’s best,” Avrom Charach,

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SHAREHOLDER ALERT: The Gross Law Firm Notifies Shareholders of Atlas Lithium Corporation of a Class Action Lawsuit and a Lead Plaintiff Deadline of August 1, 2023 – (NASDAQ: ATLX)

SHAREHOLDER ALERT: The Gross Law Firm Notifies Shareholders of Atlas Lithium Corporation of a Class Action Lawsuit and a Lead Plaintiff Deadline of August 1, 2023 – (NASDAQ: ATLX) SHAREHOLDER ALERT: The Gross Law Firm Notifies Shareholders of Atlas Lithium Corporation of a Class Action Lawsuit and a Lead Plaintiff Deadline of August 1, 2023

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Will Or General Power Of Attorney Cannot Confer Title In Immovable Property : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has held that a Will or General Power of Attorney (“GPA”) cannot be recognized as title documents or documents conferring right in any immovable property. It has been further held that the non-execution of any document by the GPA holder consequent to it, rendering the said GPA useless. The Bench consisting of

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Residential schools: Report on denialism in Canada

OTTAWA – Canada should give “urgent consideration” to legal mechanisms as a way to combat residential school denialism, says a new report from the independent special interlocutor on unmarked graves. Justice Minister David Lambetti said he was open to such a solution. Kimberly Murray made the call in an interim report released Friday, just over

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Workplace Bullying vs Reasonable Management Action: Firmness does not mean Harshness

[An] instruction is not the same thing as a disciplinary measure, and firmness does not equate to harshness. Deputy President Alan Colman Trainor v Council for Christian Education in Schools and others [2023] FWC 1272 (30 May 2023) People managers are constantly dealing with ever evolving deadlines, targets and expectations. An area of ​​constant concern

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High profile case highlights potential risks in defamation proceedings

The Federal Court of Australia recently handed down its decision in the defamation proceedings brought by Ben Roberts-Smith against various media outlets and journalists. The high-profile cases attracted significant public and media attention. In the proceedings, Mr. Roberts-Smith alleged that various publications communicated imputations (meanings) concerning unlawful and unethical conduct in the course of his

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