Did you know that over 60% of Canadians don't have a will?
The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has imposed significant penalties on businesses for failing to comply with Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL). The CRTC’s “enforcement approach” aims “to deter others who may be tempted to violate the law, so they understand what is required to comply and what the consequences are if they fail.” Last year, for example, Compu.Finder, a Quebec based company, was fined $1,100,000 for violating CASL.
Luckily, human rights laws in most parts of Canada now dictate that your employer has to “accommodate” any legitimate restrictions you have – at least those connected to specific grounds like age, creed, race, disability, etc.
If you’ve gone on a medical leave from work and you’ve run out of EI sick benefits and/or short-term disability benefits you should apply for long-term disability benefits if you have them (often through work). Ask your employer or insurer for the forms.
Here are some Hallowe'en Safety Tips.
The short answer is no. The “political activities” of Canadian charities and not-for-profit corporations are strictly regulated. The Income Tax Act
limits the amount of resources a registered charity can devote to political activities.
Being “doored” is a hazardous accident when a driver of a parked vehicle opens the door in the path of a cyclist. The cyclist, the bicycle or both are hit causing the rider to be knocked off the bike.
Canada’s anti-spam legislation came into force in 2014. Among other things, the legislation prohibits sending commercial electronic messages (CEM) without the permission of the recipient. Commercial electronic message include emails and text messages encouraging participation in a commercial activity (offers to sell, purchase, barter or lease products, offers to provide services, etc.).
While driving I was involved in an accident with a cyclist - it was HIS fault. I am out of pocket to pay for the damage to my vehicle as a result - how is this right?
Earlier this year, the province introduced pedestrian crossovers under the Highway Traffic Act. They have specific signs and pavement markings. Some crossovers in higher traffic areas may have overhead lights, flashing beacons and push buttons.