Recent legislative changes in New Brunswick have introduced a new employment leave available for employees: Domestic Violence Leave, Intimate Partner Violence Leave or Sexual Violence Leave (“Violence Leave”).
In Newfoundland and Labrador, fees commonly referred to as “probate fees” are payable to the Crown by the estate of a deceased person “in return for a grant of letters of probate or administration” pursuant to the Services Charges Act1. The probate fee payable is calculated pursuant to subsection 4(3) of the Act, which was amended on […]
Pound v. iWave, 2017 PECA 17, a recent decision by the Prince Edward Island Court of Appeal, is a cautionary tale for employers about the legal issues that may arise when standard form employment policies are adopted without management fully understanding their obligations to employees in practice.
The recent decision of the Nova Scotia Supreme Court in Saccary v Vonhammerstein presents an interesting issue on independent medical examinations (IMEs) at the request of Section A insurers.
The Nova Scotia Supreme Court has decided that Canada Pension Plan disability benefits are not deductible from damages of future income loss or lost earning capacity arising from a motor vehicle accident. The recent decision of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia in Holland v Sparks1 decides a question of law on whether s.113A of the Insurance Act applies to future Canadian […]
On January 1, 2018, the Province of New Brunswick repealed the Municipalities Act and replaced it with the Local Governance Act.
The New Brunswick Legislative Services Branch is considering recommending changes to the Mechanics’ Lien Act (1973), the main Construction Law statute in the Province.