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New Vaping Legislation in Saskatchewan

New Vaping Legislation in Saskatchewan

The Government of Saskatchewan is amending The Tobacco Control Act to bring vapour devices and ...
Pitfalls for Business and Industry Associations Advertising During the Federal Election

Pitfalls for Business and Industry Associations Advertising During the Federal Election

Alexander Shalashniy, Kanuka Thuringer LLP Sweeping changes to the Canada Elections Act which ...
Legislative Changes in Saskatchewan

Legislative Changes in Saskatchewan

Effective May 15, 2019, Saskatchewan has two new pieces of legislation. The Proceedings Against
The implementation of the new Saskatchewan Child Support Recalculation Service and its ability to deem income

The implementation of the new Saskatchewan Child Support Recalculation Service and its ability to deem income

Silveira v McKay, 2018 SKQB 318 In 2008, the Canadian Bar Association passed the Child Support ...
Court of Appeal addresses limitation periods for builders’ liens

Court of Appeal addresses limitation periods for builders’ liens

Court of Appeal addresses limitation periods for builders’ liens Artis Builders v. Kehoe, 2019 ...
Court of Appeal clarifies privity requirement for trusts under The Builders’ Lien Act

Court of Appeal clarifies privity requirement for trusts under The Builders’ Lien Act

Prestige Commercial Interiors (1992) Ltd. v. Suderman, 2018 SKCA 95 The Builders’ Lien Act, SS ...
Failure to Comply with Family Law Court Order May Lead to a Charge of Contempt

Failure to Comply with Family Law Court Order May Lead to a Charge of Contempt

Keyes v Keyes, 2018 SKQB 191 Under the obligation of a family law court order, parties must ...
SCC Affirms Approach to Jurisdictional Issues in Internet Defamation Cases – Haaretz.com v Goldhar, 2018 SCC 28

SCC Affirms Approach to Jurisdictional Issues in Internet Defamation Cases – Haaretz.com v Goldhar, 2018 SCC 28

In this case, the Supreme Court of Canada was faced with the question of how courts should deal
Rental Property Owners are Denied Coverage for Explosion Caused by Tenants: Drug Exclusionary Clause is both Valid and Reasonable in the Circumstances

Rental Property Owners are Denied Coverage for Explosion Caused by Tenants: Drug Exclusionary Clause is both Valid and Reasonable in the Circumstances

Carteri v Saskatchewan Mutual Insurance Company, 2018 SKQB 150 In Carteri, Elson J determined, ...
Supreme Court of Canada Rules Incidental Restrictions on Interprovincial Trade are Acceptable: Indirect Limits May be Placed on Out-of-Province Alcohol Purchases

Supreme Court of Canada Rules Incidental Restrictions on Interprovincial Trade are Acceptable: Indirect Limits May be Placed on Out-of-Province Alcohol Purchases

The Supreme Court of Canada in R v Comeau, 2018 SCC 15 (“Comeau”) unanimously upheld the ...
Gestational Carriers, Sperm Donors and Saskatchewan Law

Gestational Carriers, Sperm Donors and Saskatchewan Law

R. (M.R.) v N. (J.), 2017 ONSC 2655 The recent 2017 Ontario case of R. (M.R.) v N. (J.) (“ R v ...
Saskatchewan Court of Appeal Overturns Cenex Regarding Priority of Builders’ Liens

Saskatchewan Court of Appeal Overturns Cenex Regarding Priority of Builders’ Liens

National Bank of Canada v KNC Holdings Ltd., 2017 SKCA 57 The Saskatchewan Court of Appeal in a