For the first time, September 30 will mark the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. This public holiday under the Federal Holidays Act and the Canada Labour Code is meant to give federal public servants and federally regulated employees an opportunity to recognize the legacy of residential schools.
Many Canadian registered charities have March 31 year ends. Mostly these are aligned with government funders who have a similar year-end. These March 31 registered charities need to ensure that they can accurately file their T3010 by September 30.
A couple of years ago, the Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal ("WSIAT") statute-barred a constructive dismissal claim for chronic mental stress arising from a poisoned work environment, along with claims for aggravated, moral and punitive damages, which meant that employees would not be able to pursue such claims before the courts.