The Trademark Clearinghouse (“TMCH”) is a newly-launched rights protection mechanism for brand owners to protect their trade-marks. The TMCH is part of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers’ (ICANN) program for handling new generic top-level domain (gTLD) registrations.
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Federal Government issues Proposed Regulations on Triggers for Environmental Assessments under CEAA 2012 and A Move Towards Substituting the Federal EA Process with Provincial Processes.
The extraordinary award of 10 years of back pay made in the recent Ontario case of Fair v. Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board highlights the high potential cost of failing to accommodate an employee’s disability.
In December 2012, the federal government announced its plans to repeal the Marihuana Medical Access Regulations, SOR/2001-227 (the “Old Regulations”) and enact the Marihuana for Medical Purposes Regulations (the “New Regulations”) in their place.
Recent awards involving family status accommodation have highlighted the unique, perhaps intrusive, inquiries that employers may need to make in addressing the potential need for family status accommodation.
Anyone who, in British Columbia, offers products directly to retail consumers or offers products to participants in the supply of goods to retail consumers, may now be exposed to fines of up to $200,000 and other government action.
Social enterprise, not–for-profits, and charities in British Columbia now have a unique opportunity to raise funds and govern operations not yet available elsewhere in Canada.
You have a reasonable suspicion or have received a credible complaint of employee misconduct.