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New Brunswick Court of Appeal Rules on Child Support Obligations of Shared Parents
The New Brunswick Court of Appeal’s decision in ASL v LSL, 2020 NBCA 15, reaffirmed the high standard on judges determining child support obligations for parents with equal amounts of parenting time. Background In ASL, the parties had a separation agreement, signed shortly after their separation, which provided the parents with roughly equal parenting time […]
Getting it Right on Human Rights
Regardless of size or sector, unionized or non-unionized, all provincially regulated employers in Newfoundland and Labrador are required to abide by the Human Rights Act, 2010 (the “Act”). It should also be noted, however, that if your business also operates outside of NL, you are required to abide by the human rights legislation in that […]
Required to Register as a Lobbyist? Another 2020 Surprise for Business.
2020 has been marked by a series of significant public health and economic actions by both the federal and provincial governments in Canada in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. In developing these policies, governments engaged and continue to engage with business groups, unions, social groups, and non-governmental agencies in Canada. They have received and continue to receive solicited and unsolicited representations from the public, including businesses, as the policies and programs evolve.