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The Project Law Blog focuses on updating proponents on new and interesting issues emerging in the law and policy that applies to the development of major projects in Canada. The focus of the blog is on matters relating to environmental assessment and compliance, regulatory matters and aboriginal consultation.


Our Real Estate Law Blog provides brief commentary on current legal trends and developments affecting your business. The topics addressed in Lawson Lundell’s Real Estate Law Blog are of interest to commercial real estate developers, real estate and strata agents, investors, landlords and tenants, as well as a variety of industry groups. 

Our Guide to Doing Business in Western Canada has been prepared by Lawson Lundell as a concise resource outlining certain key relevant laws and regulations that companies should consider when doing business in Canada. 

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To help keep clients informed of the latest developments in law, Lawson Lundell lawyers publish newsletters, articles and papers on a wide variety of legal topics.

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“British Columbia Creditor’s Remedies, An Annotated Guide” Annual, to date
Law Society Practice Checklists – Examination in Aid of Execution Annual, to date
Electricity Regulation in Canada: overview 2017/2018
Canada Chapter: The International Comparative Legal Guide to Mining Law 2018

Senior Mining Partners, Karen MacMillan and Khaled Abdel-Barr have written the Canadian chapter of this year's International Comparative Legal Guide: Mining Law. Read the full chapter about their projections of the industry for 2018.

25.9.17
Lawson Lundell LLP shortlisted by Chambers Canada for the 2017 Regional Law Firm of the Year Award

Lawson Lundell LLP is honoured to be once again shortlisted by Chambers & Partners in the category of Regional Law Firm of the Year for the 2017 Chambers Canada Awards. Our firm was named Regional Law Firm of the Year in 2015 and was shortlisted in 2016. 

These awards are based on the research for the 2018 edition of Chambers Canada: Canada’s Leading Lawyers for Business. These awards reflect a law firm’s pre-eminence in key practice areas. They also reflect notable achievements over the past 12 months including outstanding work, impressive strategic growth and excellence in client service. 

Award winners will be honoured at this year’s Chambers Canada Guide Launch and Awards Ceremony being held on September 27th at the Renaissance Toronto Downtown Hotel.

20.9.17
Pondering Career Development

Rita Andreone, QC has written an article entitled, “Pondering Career Development” in the Fall 2017 Edition of Business in Vancouver: Women in Business. The article discusses some pieces of advice to consider throughout your career. 

Fall 2017
46 Lawson Lundell Lawyers Ranked Across 30 Practice Areas in 2018 The Best Lawyers in Canada®

We are pleased to announce that 46 of Lawson Lundell LLP’s lawyers have been recognized in the 12th Edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada® across 30 practice areas. Each year, The Best Lawyers in Canada compiles lists of outstanding lawyers by conducting peer-review surveys whereby leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers.

22.8.17
Murray Campbell named Employee Benefits Law Lawyer of the Year (Vancouver) by Best Lawyers 22.8.17
Labour & Employment Update - Canada Labour Code Amendments

On June 22, 2017, Bill C-44, the Budget Implementation Act, 2017, No.1 received Royal Assent. The Act makes a number of changes to the Canada Labour Code (the “Code”) that will impact federally regulated employers, both unionized and non-unionized.

A date has not yet been set for when the changes will come into force.

This bulletin provides a high level overview of the key amendments.

31.7.17
Jeffrey Read quoted in Lexpert article,"OSC criticizes TSX for casual proxy tactic approval”

On July 25th, 2017 Jeffrey Read was quoted in a Lexpert article, “OSC criticizes TSX for casual proxy tactic approval”. This article discusses the Ontario Securities Commission recent Eco Oro decision in reprimanding the Toronto Stock Exchange for approving a private placement that uses questionable tactics meant to block a proxy challenge.

25.7.17

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