On June 13, 2019, sections of Bill C-86, or the Budget Implementation Act, 2018, No. 2, that amend the Canada Business Corporations Act (“CBCA”), will come into force. You can read more about the new changes …Keep reading
There are a few proposed changes to the BC Labour Relations Code which may be in effect as early as the end of this month.
A link to the changes is provided for below.
A quick summary of the key changes …Keep reading
Concerns of the ease of money laundering and tax evasion have haunted Canadian companies and the government for years. In response to those concerns, the Canadian government is implementing new rules on corporate governance through two new pieces of …Keep reading
Hiring foreign nationals without legal authorization to work in Canada may result in non-compliance with immigration laws. In general, Canadian citizens and permanent residents are allowed to work in Canada without restrictions. However, international students need legal authorization to …Keep reading
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