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How To Prepare For The Impact Of COVID-19 [Tips]

Covid19 Resources

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact countries across the globe, and Canada is no exception. Canadian borders were closed and then the province of Ontario ordered the mandatory closure of all non-essential workplaces as of Tuesday, March 24th at 11:59 p.m.  

In Ontario alone, there are currently more than 4,700 confirmed coronavirus cases, and Ford has extended the state of emergency for two more weeks as of March, 30th, 2020. 

As everyday life gets disrupted, Ontarians are trying to figure out what this means for not only their everyday routine in the months to come, but what it could mean for the long term – finances, education, and essential needs. 

In this article, we cover a few tips on what there is to know about COVID-19 Ontario programs and policies in place to help you.  

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What You Should Know About Cannabis Edibles Legalization In Canada

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In Canada, marijuana legalization has been happening in stages. Since recreational marijuana was legalized in 2018 with the Cannabis Act and Cannabis Regulations (which outlines, controls and regulates production, distribution, promotion and the sale of cannabis), there was a lot of anticipation for edibles in Canada to follow suit and become legalized. The Canadian government … Read more »

Commercial Agreements

commercial agreements

A commercial agreement is a legally binding agreement between the parties, which outlines what each party can or cannot do while in a contractual relationship. The agreement lays out and sets up the terms under which each party is to carry out agreed-upon tasks, activities or transactions.   Business relationships often start out as a mutual … Read more »

Non Circumvention Agreement Ontario

non circumvention agreement

What is it? A Non Circumvention Agreement is a legal agreement between parties that want to prevent the misuse of confidential information that they have shared with each other.  A common scenario involves a disclosing party (“Disclosing Party”) providing their confidential customer or supplier list to the receiving party (“Receiving Party”).  This kind of agreement … Read more »

Business Transaction Disputes

It is common sense that your initial business strategy as a startup will be vastly different than when your company is established and trying to grow further. As your company starts expanding, you may be looking towards bigger opportunities and partnerships to increase your reach or diversify your services. Transactions and business deals are an … Read more »

Non-compete agreements with mergers & acquisitions

non compete agreement

Many companies have a policy that all employees, even seasoned ones need to sign a non-compete agreement. The reason for this is that companies want to protect the resources and time they invested in employees. In other words, companies that ask their employees to sign a non-compete agreement, can be sure that their staff won’t … Read more »

Asset Purchase Agreement Ontario

asset purchase agreement ontario

Any business looking to expand or make a strategic move by taking over another complementary business, will have to look into how they will acquire the business. One way of doing so is through a business acquisition. In a business acquisition, an asset purchase is one method that one company can take over another, essentially … Read more »

Supply And Distribution Agreements

supply and distribution agreement

A Supply and Distribution Agreement is a contract between a distributor of products and a supplier of products that are legally binding. A distribution agreement is generated when a distributor agrees to resell another party’s products (usually the supplier’s who can also be the manufacturer). In other words, suppliers will sell distributors their products to … Read more »

Amalgamation

amalgamation

What is it? An amalgamation is a statutory procedure where two or more separate corporations (the “Amalgamating Corporations”), including holding or subsidiary corporations, combine and continue as one corporation (the “Amalgamated Corporation”).  The Amalgamated Corporation will have all the assets and liabilities of the amalgamating corporations. Consequently, amalgamations are a heavily utilised tool in mergers … Read more »