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Greenpeace says Resolute Forest's defamation lawsuit is an attempt to silence critics of company's practices

THUNDER BAY, Ont. — Greepeace has filed court documents saying a lawsuit against it is an attempt to silence its criticism of a forestry company’s harvesting practices. 503 more words

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Alberta Energy Regulator to manage environmental impact assessments

On October 1, 2014, the Alberta Energy Regulator will assume responsibility for provincial environmental impact assessments on energy projects, closing a gap in Alberta’s “one-window” approach to energy regulation. 148 more words

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LKD lawyer honoured as one of Quebec's eight key female financial players

Premières en Affaires magazine has named Langlois Kronström Desjardins partner Danielle Ferron as one of Quebec’s eight key female financial players.

Ferron is head of the firm’s litigation group and a member of its board of directors. 82 more words

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Smart & Biggar accepts ALS #IceBucketChallenge

Smart & Biggar raised $1,600 on the first day of the ALS #IceBucketChallenge.

The firm accepted the challenge in memory of David Morrow, the firm’s former senior partner, who passed away from ALS on December 3, 2013. 65 more words

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Baker & McKenzie hits revenue record of US$2.5 billion

Baker & McKenzie, the world’s largest law firm by revenues, markets and headcount has become the first law firm to achieve more than $2.5 billion in revenues… 35 more words

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TaxChambers welcomes Legal Post columnist

Legal Post tax law columnist Professor Vern Krishna has left Borden Ladner Gervais to join Toronto’s TaxChambers LLP as Counsel.

Krishna’s practice focuses on tax litigation and dispute resolution, wealth management, international treaties and tax opinions. 56 more words

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CRA will not assist IRS in collecting penalties against dual citizens subject to FATCA

Editors Note: This story has been revised to say that CRA opinion on collecting IRS penalties was offered in 2012.

The Canada Revenue Agency has confirmed that it will not help the U.S. 324 more words

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