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Statistics Canada Report on Violence Involving Same-Sex Intimate Partners

Statistics Canada yesterday released a report on Police-reported violence involving same-sex intimate partners in Canada: "There were 651,484 police-reported incidents of intimate partner violence (IPV) in Canada from 2009 to 2017. Approximately 3% of these incidents involved same-sex intimate partners.""Males … Continue reading

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Supreme Court of Canada Decision: Constitutional Law – Presumption of Innocence

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Canada Proceeds with Extradition of Huawei CFO While She Sues Canada and China Accuses Canadian Former Diplomat of Espionage

On March 1, 2019, Canada’s Justice Department authorized an extradition hearing for Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Huawei, the Chinese telecom and electronics company, on 13 criminal counts of conspiracy, fraud, and obstruction.  The extradition hearing will start … Continue reading

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Continued Consultations on Possible Complex Canada Labour Code Changes

Important changes to the Canada Labour Code were recently made (i.e., Bill C-63 and C-86, among others), but the government’s work to modernize the Canada Labour Code isn’t done yet. On February 20, 2019, the federal government convened an independent … Continue reading

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Save Before Canada Gets “Nice and Classy” with its Fees: file and renew early!

As we have reported previously, the Canadian Trade-marks Act is set to undergo significant changes as of June 17, 2019. As Canada is finally adhering to the Nice Classification system, one of the most significant changes that trademark owners will … Continue reading

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