Cannabis in Ontario: An Update

With cannabis legally available for purchase from approved Ontario retailers as of today (April 1, 2019) it will now be even more accessible for those looking to purchase it for recreational use. While many municipalities decided to prohibit retail locations within their jurisdiction, most voted to allow them. You can see the full list here […]

Dazed and Confused

By: Arjun Dhir| Dialogue Magazine On October 17, 2018, the Cannabis Act officially came into effect, permitting Canadians to legally purchase, possess and consume recreational cannabis. Amidst the excitement, a report published by the Conference Board of Canada indicated that more than half of Canadian employers expressed concerns about the potential effects that this significant legislative […]

Top 10 Employment Law Cases and Developments of 2018

1.  Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act (“Bill 148”) Came into Effect 2018 started off with a bang as the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act (“Bill 148”) came into effect on January 1, 2018. Bill 148 resulted in the most significant amendments to Ontario’s employment legislation, the Employment Standards Act (the “ESA”), that the province had seen […]