Hello and welcome to our Dickinson Wright Canada-U.S. Business Law Blog. We are very happy to be launching this business and legal resource for leaders and managers with Canadian or cross-border legal interests. Before I dive...
Ontario’s Private Retail Cannabis System: Licensing Process, Restrictions on Licensed Producers and Implications for Retail Locations on First Nations Lands
by Philip Aubry | Dec 13, 2018
After months of uncertainty and discussions, on November 16, 2018, Ontario announced the proclamation of the Cannabis License Act, 2018 (the “Act”) and its associated regulations (the “Regulations”). The new private cannabis...Read More
by Dylan Augruso | Dec 5, 2018
On June 1, 2017, following two years of consultation, Ontario’s Liberal Government unveiled the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017 (“Bill 148”), which introduced some of the widest-sweeping changes to Ontario’s employment...Read More
by Ned Levitt | Nov 20, 2018
Acquisitions of other businesses, to strategically grow an existing business or as a financial investment aimed at earning a good return, have been around since the beginning of modern commerce. However, historically, franchise...Read More
by Chantal Cipriano | Nov 8, 2018
Canada’s tax rules are complex and subject to change. The information contained herein is not, and is not intended, to be a comprehensive overview of Canada’s tax system. Canada’s federal income tax system for businesses and...Read More
by Kathy Le | Oct 23, 2018
In the first half of 2018, according to a report by PWC Canada, mergers and acquisitions (“M&A”) activity in Canada hit $93 billion. This is largely attributable to increased activity in the cannabis, technology, real estate...Read More
by Chantal Cipriano | Oct 17, 2018
On October 17, 2018, Canada became the second country behind Uruguay to legalize adult recreational cannabis use, while the U.S. federal law on the topic remains stuck in a political rut. This development should increase the...Read More
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