Nov. 12, 2020 - While Canada’s Competition Bureau (Bureau) has been working remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic, its enforcement and activity levels have remained healthy and robust. The latest speech from the Commissioner of Competition (Commissioner) and the Bureau’s recent enforcement efforts both...
Controlling the Housing Bubble
With the rising cost of real estate in Canada, affordability continues to be a hot topic. In Australia, foreigners are limited to acquisitions of new dwellings, with approval in advance from the Australian Foreign Investment Review Board. Canada and its cities are considering foreign investment laws. Could a similar foreign review system for residential acquisitions work here? There are several factors that need to be considered.
Nov. 06, 2020 - The Supreme Court of Canada (Supreme Court) yesterday handed down its highly awaited decision in Quebec (Attorney General) v 9147-0732 Québec inc. 1 For the first time, the Court decided that corporations cannot claim the protection of section 12 of the Canadian Charter of Rights...