On July 11, 2018, after several months of consultations, the federal government published in the Canada Gazette the Cannabis Regulations, which holders of a licence issued by Health Canada will have to comply with.
As this development received little media coverage, we would like to draw your attention to the fact that various amendments to the Act respecting labour standards were adopted on June 12 by Quebec’s National Assembly.
Bill C-45, An Act respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and other Acts, was officially adopted by the Senate on June 19, 2018, by a vote of 52 to 29, with two abstentions.
Crane Operators’ Strike: The Administrative Labour Tribunal Orders Crane Operators to Return to Work on a Regular Basis as of Today
On Thursday evening the Commission de la construction du Québec (the “CCQ”) obtained an injunctive-type order from the Quebec’s Administrative Labour Tribunal (Labour Relations Division) putting an end to the slowdowns and work stoppages by crane operators on several construction sites in the province.
As July fast approaches, you have perhaps recently signed or are about to sign a promise of purchase for your future house. If this promise is conditional on obtaining a hypothecary loan (mortgage), do you know the extent of your obligation to seek financing?
This article originally appeared on The Lawyer’s Daily website published by LexisNexis Canada Inc. on June 11, 2018.
Despite the approaching entry into force of Bill C-45 legalizing the use of recreational cannabis in Canada, a recent publication by the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA) concluded that a majority of employers have not yet addressed and evaluated their internal policies and practices with respect to substance abuse in the workplace.