Manitoba Finance is permanently implementing measures introduced as part of the COVID-19 response to reduce red tape and allow more work to be handled electronically.
Steph Q.
19.10.20 08:48 AM - Comment(s)

Written by: Heather Donaldson

The Market Surveillance Administrator has initiated an investigation into the Balancing Pool related to its strategies to offer electricity into Alberta’s power market earlier this year.  

  

The Market Surveillance Administrator is in pl...

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16.10.20 08:47 AM - Comment(s)

Written by: Heather Donaldson


On September 21, 2020, Ontario Minister of the Environment, Conservation and Parks announced the Federal government accepted Ontario’s Emission Performance Standards (EPS) program as an alternative to the federal output-based pricing system ...

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14.10.20 08:38 AM - Comment(s)

Written by Chad Grasza


On September 23, 2020, the Quebec Government introduced Bill 66 – An Act respecting the acceleration of certain infrastructure projects . 


Bill 66 follows the controversial Bill 61 that was abandoned in the Summer of 2020.  


The goal of Bill 66 is to help comp...

Leanne Forbes
12.10.20 09:06 PM - Comment(s)

Written by Sharan Johal


Bill C-65, An Act to amend the Canada Labour Code (harassment and violence) comes into force on January 1, 2021. It modifies the current framework under the Canada Labour Code in “the prevention of harassment and violence, including sexual harassment and sexual violence, in wo...

Leanne Forbes
12.10.20 08:30 PM - Comment(s)

Written by: Heather Donaldson


The Canadian House of Commons passed Bill C-4 on March 13, 2020 and proclaimed the majority of the bill in force July 1, 2020, concurrent with the coming into force of the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA)....

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07.10.20 11:20 AM - Comment(s)

Written by; Heather Donaldson

Effective September 26, 2020 all workplaces in Ontario are required to screen all workers, contractors, volunteers, and outside services for COVID-19 as a condition of entry.

  

O. Reg 364/20 was amended including a requirement that "the person responsible ...

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05.10.20 01:15 PM - Comment(s)

Written by: Heather Donaldson

The Saskatchewan Chemical Fertilizer Incentive (SCFI) Act was proclaimed in force this summer.  The SCFI fulfills the commitment in the SaskFirst Growth Plan. It is a new growth tax incentive intended to...

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29.09.20 02:09 PM - Comment(s)


Written by: Madeline Warner


In July, a floating PV plant came online in the Netherlands; this is now the largest floating PV (photovoltaic power station) plant in the world outside of China. This plant provides 27.4 MW, enough power for 7200 households and businesses. In comparison, the largest ...

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14.09.20 01:36 PM - Comment(s)


Written by: Joud Arjour


On the 14th of August, the British Columbia government passed Bill 23, which made a large number of amendments, 34 precisely, to the Workers Compensation Act. Some of the more important changes include increasing the max...

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14.09.20 01:28 PM - Comment(s)