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30 Nov 2017 By

Small Engine Importer Convicted Under The Canadian Environmental Protection Act

A Canadian importer of small engines was recently convicted for violating the Canadian Environmental Protection Act (“CEPA”). The convictions were under 153(1)(b) and 154 of the Act and require that imported engines conform to certain standards which are set out in the regulations. The crux …

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24 Nov 2017 By

Eritrean Refugees Can Sue for Slavery and Forced Labour, B.C. Court of Appeal Says

It is rare to have the opportunity to contribute to the development of the common law using human rights principles. Araya v Nevsun Resources Ltd., a case that I, colleagues at Camp Fiorante Matthews Mogerman LLP (CFM) and Toronto lawyer James Yap prosecute, is the rare opportunity to do so …

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14 Nov 2017 By

A Costly Lesson in How Not to Conduct a Workplace Harassment Investigation

It seems that everywhere we look these days, sexual harassment is on the radar – whether in Hollywood, the CBC or in our own workplaces. Recent changes to Ontario’s Occupational Health and Safety Act now require investigations to be conducted by employers into all incidents or complaints of …

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13 Nov 2017 By

Securities Fraudsters to the SEC: Can We Have Our Money Back?

Canadian class action litigators have the reputation of being more cautious than their neighbors to the south.  It’s a reputation surely bolstered by a recent example of colossal chutzpah where acknowledged fraudsters launched an American securities class action to recover their ill-go…

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13 Nov 2017 By

Securities Disclosure and the Direct Liability of Parent Companies at Common Law

In this post, I am canvassing a topic that has been the subject of passing comment by others, but which remains an unconsidered and unresolved issue in Canadian transnational tort cases. The issue is this: in considering whether a parent company owes a duty of care to a third party affected …

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