April 15, 2020 by Jonathan Mor in Immigration
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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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April 15, 2020 by Jonathan Mor in Immigration
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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 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). Since that time, there have been several additional developments:

  • The Government of Canada has repealed and reissued its two Orders-in-Council relating to the Travel

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April 08, 2020 by Jonathan Mor in Immigration
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Update on special measures implemented for certain immigration applicants affected by COVID-19

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) previously implemented special measures for applicants for Canadian immigration benefits who have experienced disruptions due to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), and are located in China, Iran, and South Korea,.  These special measures were discussed here.  IRCC has since provided additional guidance on its COVID-19 special measures, which relate to

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March 19, 2020 by Employment & Labour Law in Francais, National, Workers' Compensation
  • Comments Off on Coronavirus (COVID-19) : Changements législatifs que les employeurs canadiens doivent connaître – et les réponses aux questions que vous vous posez

Coronavirus (COVID-19) : Changements législatifs que les employeurs canadiens doivent connaître – et les réponses aux questions que vous vous posez

Date et heure:

Vendredi 20 mars 2020
Midi – 13 h (HAE)
10 h – 11 h (HAR)
 9 h – 10 h (HAP)

Notre groupe de droit du travail vous invite à un webinaire d’une heure sur les enjeux que la pandémie de COVID-19 soulève dans les milieux de travail. Le webinaire de la

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March 19, 2020 by Employment & Labour Law in Workers' Compensation
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Legal update for Canadian employers – and your questions answered

Date and time:

Friday, March 20, 2020
12 – 1 p.m. ET
10 – 11 a.m. MT
 9 – 10 a.m. PT

Join Dentons’ Employment and Labour group for a complimentary one hour follow-up webinar on workplace issues relating to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Last week’s seminar covered health and safety issues, privacy

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March 17, 2020 by Henry Chang in Immigration
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An overview of United States travel restrictions due to the COVID-19 outbreak (United States)

President Trump has recently issued several Presidential Proclamations in response to the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, which have restricted the ability of foreign nationals to travel to the United States. A summary of the US travel restrictions that have resulted from the COVID-19 outbreak (that the World Health Organization

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March 10, 2020 by Jonathan Mor in Immigration
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Special measures implemented for certain foreign nationals and immigration applicants affected by COVID-19

As coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) continues to spread globally, applicants for Canadian immigration benefits located in certain countries have experienced a number of disruptions with respect to the processing of their applications.  Such disruptions include: (1) the closure of visa application centres, (2) service interruptions at Canadian visa offices, (3) travel plan disruptions, (4) limited

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March 05, 2020 by Employment & Labour Law in Employment Standards, Occupational Health and Safety
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Employer obligations, options and strategies

Date and time:
Friday March 13, 2019

12 – 1 p.m. ET
10 – 11 a.m. MT
9 – 10 a.m. PT

This session is only available via webinar

LSBC: This session is registered for 1 hour of CPD credit with the Law Society of British Columbia.

LSO: This program is eligible for up to 1 Substantive Hour with

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March 03, 2020 by Karina Pylypczuk in Employment Standards
  • Comments Off on When Failsafe Language Fails: The Ontario Court of Appeal on the Enforceability of Termination Provisions

When Failsafe Language Fails: The Ontario Court of Appeal on the Enforceability of Termination Provisions

On August 30, 2019, the Ontario Court of Appeal dismissed the employer’s appeal in Andros v. Colliers Macaulay Nicolls Inc.[1] The Court of Appeal’s decision affirmed a Motion Judge’s finding that a termination provision which provided for severance entitlements below the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (the “ESA”) minimums was not saved by the “failsafe”

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February 25, 2020 by Jonathan Mor in Immigration
  • Comments Off on Update on Canada’s ability to collect traveller data during entries/exits

Update on Canada’s ability to collect traveller data during entries/exits

The Entry/Exit Program is a joint initiative between Canada and the United States.  Implemented on June 30, 2013, it enables Canada Border Services Agency (“CBSA”) officers to collect information on foreign nationals (excluding U.S. citizens) who exited the country via land border crossing into the United States. 

Currently, the Customs Act[1] enables CBSA

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