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Archive for December, 2013


Pension Benefits Do Not Replace Wages Owed, Supreme Court Rules

An employee’s pension payments should not be deducted from damages otherwise payable for wrongful dismissal, the Supreme Court ruled recently. Pension benefits are not intended to indemnify wage loss due ... [more] Full article

Competition Bureau Clears Life Sciences Merger

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. can proceed with its acquisition of Life Technologies Corporation after the Competition Bureau issued a No Action Letter on December 5, 2013, indicating that the Commissioner ... [more] Full article

Tobacco price maintenance case goes up in smoke

A Vancouver convenience store operator’s attempt to force Imperial Tobacco to offer it lower prices was filtered out by the Competition Tribunal. Safa Enterprises Inc. operates “My Convenience Store”. Its ... [more] Full article

Guilty Plea in Telemarketing Investigation

The 72 year-old manager of a Montreal boiler room has been sentenced to a conditional sentence of nine months to be served in the community and 12 months probation after ... [more] Full article