We have been noticing a growing number of foreign nationals who do not disclose their foreign pardons to Canadian employers. The non-disclosure could have severe immigration implications on foreign nationals. A foreign pardon is not automatically recognized in Canada. Given …Keep reading
As Canadian and U.S. legislation paves the way for more cannabis production and use over time, an increasing number of cannabis companies will be looking to grow and distribute their products. With market demand growing, cannabis producers, like any other …Keep reading
The Post Graduate Work Permit Program (“PGWP Program”) allows international students who have graduated from a Canadian designated learning institution to temporarily work in Canada for up to three years. Upon gaining qualified Canadian work experience, the international …Keep reading
Following the recent legalization of recreational cannabis in Canada, now is a good time for Canadian employers to review their workplace policies to ensure they respond to possible cannabis consumption by employees. Employers are reminded to:
- Update Policies. Employers should
There has been a change to how DUI offences are classified in Canada, further preventing entry into Canada of US individuals with DUI convictions.
In the past, foreign workers from the United States with one DUI offence would usually be …Keep reading
Details on the next phase of rules regarding the legalization of cannabis in Canada were unveiled today with Health Canada’s publication of the proposed regulations for additional cannabis products, including edibles, beverages, ingestible and inhalable extracts, and topical creams.
The …Keep reading
The Canadian Securities Administrators (the “CSA”) recently published a notice based on a review conducted by the securities regulatory authorities in Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario, and Québec. The CSA reviewed the disclosure of 70 reporting issuers operating in …Keep reading
On November 8, 2018, the Temporary Foreign Worker Protection Act (Bill 48) (the “Act”) received Royal Assent. The Act aims to provide additional protection for foreign workers by including a complaint process and employer and recruiter registry, in an effort to …Keep reading
Earlier this month, the federal government confirmed that fundamental changes to Canada’s trademark laws will come into effect on June 17, 2019. Amendments to the Canadian Trademarks Act and Trademarks Regulations will harmonize Canadian trademark laws with international trademark norms …Keep reading