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Demonstration and Commentary: Use of Objections at Trial
February 08, 2023
Valerie Prather co-presented at the Advocates' Society Evidence for Litigators program on Demonstration and Commentary: Use of Objections at Trial, held on February 8, 2023. Valerie discussed the top tips for handling hearsay and other objections at trial.
U.S. Export and Re-Export Compliance for Canadian Operations
February 01, 2023
Sabrina Bandali speaks at the 12th Annual U.S. Export & Re-Export Compliance for Canadian Operations conference in Toronto. She was joined by Ken Purchase of Pratt & Whitney to discuss The Intensifying Convergence of Export Controls and Economic Sanctions: Overcoming the Pain Points of Updating Your Risk-Based Compliance Program.
AME Roundup's The Gathering Place
January 25, 2023
Sharon Singh will be participating in the AME Roundup's The Gathering Place, on Wednesday, January 25, 2023. She will be participating in a fireside chat with Sheri Meyerhoffer and Tanya Corbet, discussing the evolving relationships between Indigenous Nations and industry.
Extended Producer Responsibility and Single-Use Plastics Update
January 25, 2023
Venetia Whiting is moderating a panel at the OBA's Ontario Legal Conference: Municipal, Planning & Environmental Law on February 9, 2023. The session—entitled Extended Producer Responsibility and Single-Use Plastics Update—will discuss single-use plastics, blue box reform and related greenwashing risks.
Changes to Alberta’s Occupational Health and Safety Code
January 24, 2023
Jennifer Miller speaks in a panel discussion for an Alberta Municipal Health & Safety Association webinar on changes to Alberta’s Occupational Health and Safety Code. Panel participants discuss the changes—which include the alignment of the code with other Canadian jurisdictions—that will have the most impact on stakeholders.
Addressing Diverse and Evolving Needs: Developing and Maximizing Indigenous Partnerships
January 20, 2023
Sharon Singh will be speaking at The Canadian Institute's Managing Risk in Construction Contracts & Projects—Western Canada Edition conference on Wednesday, January 25, 2023.
She will be speaking on the Addressing Diverse and Evolving Needs: Developing and Maximizing Indigenous Partnerships panel discussing consultation and collaboration with Indigenous groups on major capital projects.
Tips for Summering, Articling and Clerking in the Prairie Provinces
January 18, 2023
Associates Tayler Meagher and Stirling Wood participated in an Advocates' Society virtual panel discussion on Tips for Summering, Articling and Clerking in the Prairie Provinces. Stirling participated as a speaker and Tayler moderated the panel. The panel discussed their top tips and perspectives on articling and clerking to an audience of law school students and internationally trained lawyers.
Resource Ministers' Breakfast at the BC Natural Resources Forum
January 13, 2023
Sharon Singh will be moderating the Resource Ministers' Breakfast at the 20th Annual BC Natural Resources Forum on Thursday, January 19, 2023.
The goal of the BC Natural Resource Forum is to discuss and learn first-hand the latest news, trends and opportunities within the resource sector in British Columbia and across Canada, in a non-partisan arena.
Claim Staking in BC: Modernizing the Mineral Tenure Act
December 01, 2022
Sharon Singh is a featured speaker at the Association for Mineral Exploration's (AME) webinar on the Mineral Tenure Act [the Act].
With the introduction of the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (DRIPA), the Act has been identified as a specific piece of legislation that requires updating. The AME's session reviews why and how the Act was brought forward and the potential impacts of significant legislative changes.
Employment and Labour Laws: Protecting Your Business
November 23, 2022
Sarah Huot and Tayler Meagher presented to The Leduc, Nisku & Wetaskiwin Regional Chamber members and guests on Employment and Labour Laws: Protecting Your Business. The webinar covered employment-related issues and risks that are relevant to businesses of all sizes, including an overview of an employer's key obligations with respect to its employees, common areas of concern and tips to protect your business.
NYSBA London Global Conference: All the World is Trade
November 22, 2022
Jessica Horwitz joins a panel entitled All the World is Trade at the New York State Bar Association International Section 2022 London Global Conference. Jessica presents on the hot trade issues of the moment, including sanctions, labour restrictions and Brexit that affect individuals and businesses of all sizes.
Canada’s Role In the Global Energy Market
November 18, 2022
The Greater Vancouver Board of Trade's Energy Forum 2022 presented by Bennett Jones is taking place on Wednesday, November 30, 2022. The event will focus on Canada’s role in the global market, and how we can leverage our strengths and capitalize on opportunities to advance our domestic energy sector and promote sustainability around the world.
Estey Symposium on Commercial Law: Orphan Wells
November 04, 2022
Keely Cameron presents on the topic of orphan wells at the University of Saskatchewan's Estey Symposium on Commercial Law. This one day event is hosted by the current Estey Chair in Business Law.
Alternative Methods for Handling Shareholder Disputes
October 24, 2022
James Heelan, KC was a featured speaker at the 2022 CPA Forum North Conference in Jasper Alberta. Along with John Fuller from Felesky Flynn LLP, James presented on Alternative Methods for Handling Shareholder Disputes, focusing on:
the basics of unanimous shareholders' agreements (USAs), partnerships and corporations;
how to avoid a shareholders fight;
options available should a fight break out; and
how best to get your clients a deal.
Tax-exempt Status Under Paragraph 149(1)(o.2)
October 24, 2022
Wes Novotny and Greg Johnson were featured speakers on Tax-exempt Status Under Paragraph 149(1)(o.2) at the Pension Investment Association of Canada's Tax Conference.
The conference was hosted in Toronto on October 24 and 25 and offered tax professionals discussions and seminars on current tax issues impacting the pension industry.
Ask a Lawyer Anything for Edmonton Startup Week
October 21, 2022
Natasha Laffin, Ahmed Elmallah, Gavin Millan and Tayler Meagher hosted a Q&A seminar entitled Incorporating, Investing & IP: Ask a Lawyer Anything! as part of Edmonton Startup Week. The group fielded burning legal questions from new and early-stage businesses on a range of topics
Navigating Trade Sanctions
October 20, 2022
Jessica Horwitz is a featured speaker at the CLE British Columbia's 2022 Corporate Governance Conference, focused on manoeuvring the corporate minefield.
The conference provides practical analysis of current trends and key issues in corporate governance law and the implications on corporate clients. Jessica's presentation outlines sanctions, enforcement and compliance, with a specific overview of the Cuba Blocking Statute and country-specific sanctions programs.