On April 3, the Government of Ontario updated its list of essential services and directed additional businesses to close by promulgating regulations under subsection 7.0.2. (4) of the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act.
Bill 183, The Saskatchewan Employment (Essential Services) Amendment Act, 2015, proposes a new Part VII in the Employment Act, entitled Essential Services. The Bill is currently in third reading.
In a surprising move, the Supreme Court of Canada overturned its own precedent and found that the right to strike was protected under the Charter.