The Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) has weighed in on a very contentious and important issue in Internet law, known as hyperlinking. A hyperlink is a word, phrase, or image that a computer user clicks on, taking the user to a new document altogether, or to a new section within the current document the user [...]
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Are you responsible for a federally-incorporated not-for-profit corporation? If you are, the clock is running on your deadline to make changes that are required by the introduction of the new Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act (the “CNCA”). Industry Canada has just announced the CNCA will come into force on October 17, 2011. Find out what you need to do to comply with the new law, and when you need to do it.
Winnipeggers have rushed to snap up season tickets and many of you are sharing season tickets packages with one another. Each group sharing season tickets will have to decide on the rules each such group will follow in sharing season tickets.
If you develop products or are thinking of developing products, you may find this post very interesting. We certainly do.
I know an accountant whose job is to try to save a business or get the most for its remains, when the business is facing serious financial trouble. A little while ago, he told me that a very simple, very smart thing a business owner can do is to secure the business owner’s loan(s) to [...]
Have you caught someone at work surfing the Internet—maybe buying something, updating their Facebook page or paying a bill? Maybe that ‘someone’ was you! Have you ever stopped to think if that ‘someone’ is allowed to do this at work? An acceptable use policy (AUP) is a written policy, enacted by an employer and agreed [...]
The contestants on American Idol apparently sign them. So do the participants in the opening ceremonies for the 2010 Winter Olympics. A confidentiality agreement (CA) or non-disclosure agreement is an agreement by which one or more parties disclose confidential information (CI) to one or more parties, and perhaps vice versa. They are often signed at [...]
(This article was originally posted on Slaw.ca on May 25, 2009) When we were discussing the various ideas we had for topics for this week long series from our firm, Pitblado LLP, I told my colleagues that I wanted to use my writing opportunity to give the readers of Slaw a glimpse into something that is unique to Manitoba [...]