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...
by Paul Bain | Dec 20, 2018
Earlier this year, Canada’s federal government released the latest revisions to the Trademarks Act (the “Act”) and Regulations — a key step towards implementing the most significant changes to the Canadian trademark regime...Read More
by Ned Levitt | Dec 17, 2018
The movement towards the legalization of recreational cannabis has been greeted by the business world with the raptures reminiscent of the U.S. gold rush of the 19th century and the worldwide dot-com fixation of the 20th...Read More
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
UPDATE: effective the evening of December 13th, 2018, the Ontario government has taken a different approach to the retail cannabis licensure process as a result of the legal cannabis supply shortage across Canada. In lieu of the...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
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