In a recent interview with the Globe and Mail, Canada’s Commissioner of Competition, John Pecman, said that the Competition Bureau is planning to double the number of training workshops that […]
Overview of the new Integrity Regime On July 3, 2015, the Government of Canada introduced a revamped “Integrity Regime” that applies to all real property transactions (including leases) between private […]
Since 2012, WeirFoulds LLP has been monitoring and writing about the Competition Bureau’s increased focus on Canada’s construction industry.The Bureau’s intensified scrutiny of construction companies has been spurred along in […]
Employment policies help employers clarify their expectations to their employees. Policies also help establish guidelines for dealing with day-to-day issues such as vacation, overtime, sick leave, and use of social […]
Many Canadian companies with global operations are unacquainted with the risks of domestic tort litigation as a result of their business activities in foreign countries. While there has been increased […]
There are a myriad of statutes, regulations, rules, policies, and documents which govern the day-today activities of individuals, businesses, institutions, and other organizations operating throughout Canada and abroad. Watch the […]
Competitive procurement is an inherently risky activity. In the public sector, owners calling for bids for goods or services often face difficult and stressful award decisions. On top of worrying […]
Municipal governments have broad powers to regulate many aspects of commercial operations, including land use and zoning regulations, business licencing, and billboard and signage regulations. Commercial real estate owners need […]
Ontario’s Feed-in Tariff program was introduced in 2009, when the province enacted the Green Energy and Green Economy Act as a means to stimulate renewable energy generation and to promote […]
This week marked the 2013 Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) international convention. In light of this four-day annual convention that brings together leaders from around the world in […]
In this article WeirFoulds partner Glenn Ackerley discusses the procurement process and you can get the most benefit from it.
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Introduction Bill 75 has, as its principal objective, the merger of the Ontario Power Authority (OPA) and the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) into the Ontario Electricity System Operator (OESO). […]
Since the 1981 Supreme Court decision in R. v. Ron Engineering, the law of tendering has developed into a legal minefield.
The Broader Public Sector Accountability Act, 2010 will have a significant impact on broader public sector organizations.