In the matter of the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act of North American retailer Groupe Dynamite, Justice Kalichman of the Superior Court of Québec rendered a judgment on the obligation of a debtor to pay post-filing rent in a context where it cannot use leased premises as a result of COVID-19 government decrees.
Archives for October 2020
Supporting your employees is an important part of creating a psychologically healthy and safe workplace. However, supporting your employees goes beyond providing periodic check-ins and providing mental health supports; it requires an everyday effort.
The COVID-19 Response Measures Act received royal assent on October 2, 2020. This legislation created three new temporary recovery benefits to support Canadians who are unable to work for reasons related to COVID-19. These benefits are in place for one year beginning September 27, 2020 (retroactive date), and ending September 25, 2021.