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Update: Bill to legalize marijuana

On June 7, 2018, the federal government Bill C-45 to enact the Cannabis Act to provide legal access to cannabis and to control and regulate its production, use, distribution and sale received significant amendments and third reading in the Senate.

Right to terminate group benefits at 65 on the road to a successful challenge

The increasing number of older employees who choose to remain in the workplace, combined with the elimination of mandatory retirement across Canada, has put into question the issue of the termination of benefits after an employee reaches the age of 65.

Cannabis related smoke-free rules in force July 1, 2018

In June 2018, we found out that the updated Smoke-Free Ontario Act, 2017, enacted in December as part of omnibus Cannabis Act (Bill 174) to ensure prohibitions now include electronic cigarettes and medical cannabis comes into force July 1, 2018.

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Yosie Saint-Cyr, LL.B. Managing Editor

Managing Editor at First Reference Inc.
Yosie Saint-Cyr, LL.B., is a trained lawyer called to the Quebec bar in 1988 and is still a member in good standing. She practiced business, employment and labour law until 1999. For over 18 years, Yosie has been the Managing Editor of the following publications, Human Resources Advisor, Human Resources PolicyPro, HRinfodesk and Accessibility Standards PolicyPro from First Reference. Yosie is one of Canada’s best known and most respected HR authors, with an extensive background in employment and labour across the country. Read more
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