New Employment Leave Introduced in New Brunswick: Domestic Violence Leave,...

Recent legislative changes in New Brunswick have introduced a new employment leave available for employees: Domestic Violence Leave, Intimate Partner Violence Leave...

The Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador to clarify probate...

In Newfoundland and Labrador, fees commonly referred to as “probate fees” are payable to the Crown by the estate of a deceased...

The Interplay between Workers’ Compensation and the Duty to Accommodate

In recent years, there have been a number of decisions related to the obligations of employers in their management of employees on...

Revisiting Pound v. iWave: Lessons for Employers

Pound v. iWave, 2017 PECA 17, a recent decision by the Prince Edward Island Court of Appeal, is a cautionary tale for...

Two IMEs, one doctor: Retaining the same medical expert to...

The recent decision of the Nova Scotia Supreme Court in Saccary v Vonhammerstein presents an interesting issue on independent medical examinations (IMEs)...

Before and After: NS Supreme Court Decision on CPP Benefit...

The Nova Scotia Supreme Court has decided that Canada Pension Plan disability benefits are not deductible from damages of future income loss or lost...

New Brunswick Update: Notice Now Required to Sue a Municipality

On January 1, 2018, the Province of New Brunswick repealed the Municipalities Act and replaced it with the Local Governance Act.

Reforming the New Brunswick’s Mechanics’ Lien Act: Prompt Payment and...

The New Brunswick Legislative Services Branch is considering recommending changes to the Mechanics’ Lien Act (1973), the main Construction Law statute in...

Police in NL to Lead Workplace Investigations

Newfoundland and Labrador’s provincial police service, the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary (the “RNC”), has recently begun working with Calgary Police Service to change...

Nova Scotia: Marine Renewable Energy Act 2.0 – Amended and...

With 13,300 km of coastline, Nova Scotia is uniquely situated to explore and develop marine renewable energy.