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Cannabis smoke-free and road safety legislation

On November 1, 2017, the Ontario government tabled a Bill which would, if enacted, create the Cannabis Act, 2017 to provide the provincial framework for the upcoming federal Bill C-45, Cannabis Act that will legalize cannabis in Canada on July 1, 2018.

Retired employee awarded $25,000 for age discrimination

A recent ruling found that a retired federal civil servant was discriminated against based on age because she was not allowed to participate or benefit from a retirement incentive program.

MP, DB, RRSP, DPSP, and TFSA limits and the YMPE

The following chart outlines the annual money purchase (MP), defined benefit (DB), registered retirement savings plan (RRSP), deferred profit sharing plan (DPSP) and the tax-free savings account (TFSA) limits, as well as the year’s maximum pensionable earnings.
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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 15 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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