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  • January 29, 2016
    The Ontario Superior Court sentenced a project manager to 3 ½ years in prison after he was convicted of criminal negligence following the death of four workers in 2009. Case Details: December 24, 2009 Metron Construction Incorporated was carrying out repairs to the balconies on a multi-story building. A swing stage was used to access the balconies. When it was time to leave the site, six workers boarded the swing stage from the 13th floor...
  • January 28, 2016
    Is your business governed by Provincial or Federal Legislation?Canada has a unique constitutional division of powers between the federal and provincial governments. The nature of the business is what determines whether federal or provincial legislation applies.Provincial legislation: Employers engaging in manufacturing, construction, retail, or the service sector.Federal legislation: Employers engaged in activities of an inter-provincial nature...
  • January 08, 2016
    Many significant D&O events occurred in 2015 which changed the landscape of the industry leading into 2016.  Much of what occurred could have an impact to the D&O marketplace for 2016 and perhaps for years to follow. Please click here to read the Top 10 D&O stories of 2015. 
  • December 07, 2015
    In today’s world, the role of a board of directors has become much more dynamic and demanding. With all the changes in procedures and technology, board members are now forced to take on expanded roles to better guide their organizations. In addition, directors and officers are expected to be proactive in understanding, managing risk, and capitalizing on the opportunities they present. In a recent report, Boards and Internal Audit: Working...
  • November 18, 2015
    Following the consultation paper released in February 2015, The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) has released its proposed whistleblower policy OSC Policy 15-601 Whistleblower Program. The proposed policy will be open for comment until January 12, 2016, and the OSC aims to have a final policy in place by spring 2016.The Policy seeks to encourage individuals to report serious securities-related misconduct in Ontario to the OSC. As in the...
  • November 16, 2015
    Over the recent years, there has been an increasing amount of restaurant owners/employers who find themselves being involved in lengthy and costly litigations involving employees. With this being said; periodic reviews for compliance with employment law is essential. Follow these 4 steps to help reduce the risk of litigation and ultimately save your restaurant business time, money & headaches 1.       Conduct a...

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