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Business Management

Some Industries Enjoy Government Support, While Others Left In The Cold During COVID-19’s Second Wave

With a second wave of COVID-19 spreading across much of the world, Canada has not been spared from a growing number of cases related to the virus. While the Canadian government was quick to issue various forms of financial support to businesses, employers and individuals during the initial wave of COVID-19, things have slowed down after Canada enjoyed a relatively quiet summer and fall. With the rise in cases, the government has announced some new… Read More

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Business Management

Canada Revenue Agency Further Extends Deadlines and Exemptions

It has been a few weeks since we last updated our readers on how the Canada Revenue Agency is continuing to react to the COVID-19 pandemic. There were a number of announcements made in September that will be of interest to business owners as well as Canadians and Americans who spend time in one another’s country. Extension of Travel Restrictions Relief On September 2, the CRA announced an extension to their travel restrictions which could… Read More

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Business Management

SCC Paves Way for UberEATS Class Action to Continue

Ridesharing apps such as Uber and Lyft have changed the transportation industry and have shown how industries long thought to be established and settled, such as the taxicab or food delivery industries, can be upended by technology and fresh thinking. From a user-perspective Uber might be an incredibly convenient way to get around or a better way to order food beyond standard home delivery options such as pizza. However, some Canadians working as drivers for… Read More

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Business Management

Foreign Investment in Canada – A Primer

Foreign investment in Canada is generally subject to a screening and review process, pursuant to the Investment Canada Act. The Act applies to any person that is not a Canadian citizen or permanent resident, and any entity which is not controlled by Canadians. Notification of a proposed foreign investment in Canada A Canadian business is defined has having a “place of business” in Canada, with individual(s) employed in the country in connection with the… Read More