June 15, 2020 by Henry Chang in Immigration
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President Trump to Sign Presidential Proclamation Temporary Prohibiting the Entry of Certain Nonimmigrants

Introduction As previously reported, President Trump signed the Proclamation Suspending Entry of Immigrants Who Present Risk to the US Labor […]

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May 25, 2020 by Jonathan Mor in COVID-19
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Transport Canada issues new requirements regarding face masks for persons boarding flights to Canada

Introduction Transport Canada’s latest order is Interim Order to Prevent Certain Persons from Boarding Flights to Canada due to COVID-19, […]

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May 21, 2020 by Stefanie Chimienti in Labour
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Recalling Ontario Employees from Layoff

Employers affected by the economic downturn of COVID-19 may be using temporary layoffs to manage their workforce during their business […]

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April 27, 2020 by Meaghen Russell in COVID-19
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Ford announces pandemic pay for Ontario frontline workers

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to place pressure on frontline healthcare and social service workers, the Ontario government announced on Saturday, April 25, 2020, that temporary pandemic pay is available for eligible frontline workers.

Pandemic Pay Amount

Eligible frontline workers will be given an additional $4 per hour worked on top of

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April 27, 2020 by Meaghen Russell in COVID-19
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Ford announces pandemic pay for Ontario frontline workers

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to place pressure on frontline healthcare and social service workers, the Ontario government announced on […]

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April 22, 2020 by Jonathan Mor in Immigration
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An overview of Canada’s domestic travel restrictions

Canada has already imposed restrictions on international travellers in order to limit the spread of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), […]

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April 22, 2020 by Mary Picard in Pensions and Benefits
  • Comments Off on Important considerations in challenging times for Canadian employers that provide workplace Group RRSPs

Important considerations in challenging times for Canadian employers that provide workplace Group RRSPs

Economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic has spurred pension regulators to take actions that affect Canadian employers that sponsor registered […]

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April 22, 2020 by Jonathan Mor in Immigration
  • Comments Off on An overview of Canada’s domestic travel restrictions

An overview of Canada’s domestic travel restrictions

Canada has already imposed restrictions on international travellers in order to limit the spread of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), as well as a mandatory obligation on all travellers who enter Canada (with limited exceptions) to self-isolate for a period of 14 days. Most recently, certain provinces and territories have

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April 22, 2020 by Mary Picard in Pensions and Benefits
  • Comments Off on Important considerations in challenging times for Canadian employers that provide workplace Group RRSPs

Important considerations in challenging times for Canadian employers that provide workplace Group RRSPs

Economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic has spurred pension regulators to take actions that affect Canadian employers that sponsor registered pension plans. 

Group registered retirement savings plans (Group RRSP) have received less attention.  

Group RRSPs are a common type of savings plan offered by Canadian employers. Service providers take care of

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April 15, 2020 by Jonathan Mor in Immigration
  • Comments Off on A revised update on Canada’s travel restrictions due to the COVID-19 outbreak

A revised update on Canada’s travel restrictions due to the COVID-19 outbreak

We previously discussed the restrictions that Canada has imposed on international travellers (Travel Restrictions), in order to limit the spread of the […]

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