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2017 automobile deduction limits and per kilometre rates

On December 30, 2016, Finance Minister Bill Morneau announced the income tax deduction limits and expense benefit rates that will apply in 2017 when using an automobile for business purposes. Although most of the limits and rates that applied in 2016 will continue to apply in 2017, there is one change taking effect as of 2017.

Cannabis legalization

On November 30, 2016, the Task Force on Cannabis Legalization and Regulation (the Task Force) released The Final Report of the Task Force on Cannabis Legalization and Regulation.

Modified work deemed suitable and available by WSIAT

The WSIAT concluded that the worker was not entitled to loss of earnings (LOE) benefits from October 8, 2013 to November 25, 2013. Why? The WSIAT reasoned that the modified work was “both suitable and available”, and therefore the worker was not entitled to LOE benefits over that period.

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Cristina Lavecchia

Cristina is an editor and researcher at First Reference. She is a licensed paralegal and obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree, Political Science major at York University. During Cristina's paralegal and undergraduate studies she studied employment standards, occupational health and safety, and workplace safety and insurance. Read more

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