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October 21, 2020

Ontario Introduces New Law To Limit COVID-19 Legal Liability

By Hendrik Nieuwland and Mackenzie Anderson

On October 20, 2020, Bill 218, the Supporting Ontario’s Recovery Act, 2020, was carried through its first reading in the Legislative Assembly...

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October 20, 2020

Federal Government Intends to Extend the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy

By Hendrik Nieuwland and Mackenzie Anderson

On October 14, 2020, the Department of Finance released a backgrounder detailing proposed amendments to the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS). T...

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October 15, 2020

Supreme Court Weighs in on Whether Employees are Entitled to their Bonus during Reasonable Notice Period

By Hendrik Nieuwland, Todd Weisberg and Kenji Nuhn

In a unanimous decision released on October 9, 2020, the Supreme Court of Canada confirmed in Matthews v Ocean Nutrition Canada Ltd. (“Matthe...

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October 14, 2020

Ontario Announces New COVID-19 Restrictions

By Mallory Adams and Mackenzie Anderson

On October 9, 2020, the Ontario government announced the re-introduction of certain pandemic restrictions in Toronto, Ottawa, and Peel Region as a ...

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October 5, 2020

Canada Passes New Covid-19 Related Benefits and Leave Protections

By Hendrik Nieuwland, Brandin O'Connor and Mackenzie Anderson

On September 30, 2020, the House of Commons unanimously passed  Bill C-4, An Act relating to certain measures in response to COVID-19 (Bi...

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September 30, 2020

Employers Required to Screen Workers Daily For COVID-19 Prior to Entry

By Brandin O'Connor and Kenji Nuhn

As of September 26, 2020, all Ontario workplaces are required to screen workers and essential visitors for COVID-19 before they enter the work envi...

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