On January 17, 2019, Nova Scotia’s Finance and Treasury Board (“NSFTB”) announced changes to the Province’s Equity Tax Credit program, a popular tax credit program that has been in place since 1994 and utilized by many Nova Scotia companies and investors in a number of different industries. The Province’s stated goal for re-working the Equity […]read more
Facebook Postings May Warrant Termination
With the widespread use of social media, employers frequently have to discipline employees for inappropriate content on the Internet. A recent Alberta Arbitration decision, Canada Post Corp. v. Canadian Union of Postal Workers,  CLAD No 85, held that termination may be warranted when an employee posts on Facebook inappropriate and offensive comments that are tied to the workplace.