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Business Insights / food safety, food and beverage
New Requirements Under Safe Food for Canadians Regulations in Effect January 15, 2020

As of January 15, 2020, fresh fruits and vegetables businesses, including growers and harvesters,…

Jan 8th, 2020 | By: CapriCMW
Business Insights / directors and officers, corporations
Private Companies Incorporated in BC Must Keep a Transparency Register as of May 1, 2020

As of May 1, 2020, privately-held companies incorporated under the BC Business Corporations Act are…

Dec 18th, 2019 | By: CapriCMW
Business Insights / Construction, Real Estate, property development
Changes to the BC Building Codes come into effect on December 12, 2019

The BC government has announced changes to the BC Building and Plumbing Codes designed to address…

Nov 27th, 2019 | By: CapriCMW
Business Insights / data breach, privacy breach, PIPEDA
Canada's Privacy Commissioner Releases New Guidance on Data Breach Notifications

Organizations hit by a privacy breach (that meets certain conditions) must now notify affected…

Nov 7th, 2019 | By: CapriCMW
Business Insights / competition bureau, digital economy, antitrust
Canada's Competition Watchdog Targets Enterprises in the Digital Economy

In a recent statement, Canada’s Competition Bureau has announced its intention to increase scrutiny…

Sep 11th, 2019 | By: CapriCMW
Business Insights / data breach, cybersecurity, SME
Government of Canada Introduces Cybersecurity Certification Program for Small and Mid-Sized Businesses

On August 12, 2019, the Government of Canada launched CyberSecure Canada, a cybersecurity…

Aug 30th, 2019 | By: CapriCMW
Business Insights / Construction, prompt payment, contractors
Prompt Payment Legislation On the Horizon for BC's Construction Industry

In May 2019, the BC Liberals proposed Bill M-223, loosely based on the Construction Act in Ontario…

Aug 21st, 2019 | By: CapriCMW
Business Insights / data breach, privacy breach, privacy law
Is Your Business Ready for Breach Record Inspections?

The Office of the Privacy Commissioner will be conducting breach record inspections this summer,…

Jul 17th, 2019 | By: CapriCMW
Business Insights / corporation, directors and officers, corporate social responsibility
BC Passes Legislation Allowing Businesses to Incorporate as "Benefit Corporations"

Recently, the BC government became the first province in Canada to pass legislation for the adoption…

Jul 3rd, 2019 | By: CapriCMW
Business Insights / cybersecurity, PIPEDA, privacy law
Government of Canada Announces Digital Charter and Privacy Law Changes

Recently, the Government of Canada introduced its Digital Charter and announced plans to reform…

Jun 26th, 2019 | By: CapriCMW
Business Insights / corporation, directors and officers
Federal Government Proposes Significant Changes to Canada Business Corporations Act

Proposed changes to the Canada Business Corporations Act (CBCA) could have a significant impact on…

May 29th, 2019 | By: CapriCMW
Business Insights / trademark, branding, intellectual property
Changes to Canada's Trademarks Act Come into Effect on June 17, 2019

As of June 17, 2019, a number of changes to the Trademarks Act will come into effect that could have…

May 23rd, 2019 | By: CapriCMW
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