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Regulations Amending Certain Regulations Made by the Canada Employment Insurance Commission: Social Insurance Number

The Standing Joint Committee for the Scrutiny of Regulations (SJCSR) has identified a number of technical issues related to the consistency and clarity of the Social Insurance Number Regulations (SIN Regulations) and section 89 of the Employment Insurance Regulations.

Bill C-46 provides guidance for the assessment of marijuana impairment in the workplace

The legalization of recreational marijuana in Canada finally has some clarity and a date. Effective October 17, 2018, the possession and use of recreational marijuana will be legal across Canada. Bill C-46 introduces new impaired driving laws that could…

Why the need for a scent-free policy is not a solution in the detection of cannabis use and impairment

There is a recent article that suggested that implementing a scent-free or fragrance-free environment policy would help employers know if their employee is high at work from cannabis use, and what actions to take when they catch them high at work.

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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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