As we transition to new ways of operating against a backdrop of a volatile economic outlook, businesses are implementing strategies to ensure they can continue to operate in a rapidly changing and increasingly uncertain legal and regulatory landscape. Operational resilience and a clear strategy will be essential for organizations not only to survive, but to thrive, in 2020 and beyond. Whilst protecting public health still remains the priority, many organizations are facing challenges, including major disruption to their supply chains, meeting contractual obligations, bringing people back to the workplace and implications under funding arrangements. Many of these issues need to be navigated on a cross-border basis.
This Canadian resource hub identifies the key issues and provides practical guidance as well as innovative and strategic thinking from our lawyers across the country on the legal and regulatory challenges. Our multi-disciplinary team takes a holistic approach to risk management that spans business units, areas of law and national boundaries.
What the future will hold, as we attempt to shift towards a period of recovery, is unclear. However, we can certainly expect disruption for some time, and businesses will need the assistance of agile legal teams during this time and beyond.
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Canada: Impact of COVID-19 on the payment of commercial rent
A judgment rendered by the Superior Court of Québec last July 16 may have a considerable impact on the payment of rent by certain tenants during the pandemic.
Canada: Ontario’s enhanced emergency powers: What employers need to know about Bill 195
On July 21, 2020, Bill 195 (the Bill) received royal assent.
Canada: Western Canada’s turn to cover up! Mandatory face-covering requirements and other health and safety measures in Alberta and British Columbia
Both Alberta and British Columbia (BC) have now implemented measures to allow employees to return to the physical workplace.
Canada: The new Commercial Tenancies Protection Act (Alberta) – still a lot of uncertainty
Bill 23: Commercial Tenancies Protection Act (the Act) received royal assent on July 23, 2020.
Canada: Revisions, updates to Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy
On July 21 the House of Commons passed Bill C-20, which extends the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy program (CEWS), a key measure in Canada’s COVID-19 response plan.