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Bell's bid to acquire Astral gets regulatory approval

The CRTC approved BCE’s bid to acquire Astral Media’s television and radio services on Thursday. Chairman Jean-Pierre Blais, stated in a press release:

“Astral’s application put forward a different approach and responded to many of our concerns.

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Stewart McKelvey advises Sobeys on $5.8B deal

It’s a “Big Deal” worth $5.8 billion …  Empire Co Ltd, the operator of Sobeys, will acquire Safeway Inc’s Canadian assets in the largest deal in Canada so far this year. 103 more words

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Canada on USTR watchlist for "serious concerns" about pharmaceutical patent process

Canada has been placed on the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) watch list for 2013 due to “serious concerns” about the treatment of pharmaceutical patents, including the “availability of rights of appeal” and “heightened utility requirements.” 169 more words

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Acritas: Big changes in Canadian law firm "brandscape"

Norton Rose in Canada is ranked number one brand by Legal market researcher Acritas, which released its Canadian Law Firm Brand Index on April 17. 142 more words

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Litigator Alan Mark returns to Goodmans

Litigator Alan Mark made the move to the Toronto office of Goodmans on April 1st, after leaving Norton Rose Canada.  Mark had been with Goodmans from 1990 until 2002 when he left to join Ogilvy Renault (now Norton Rose Canada and soon to be Norton Rose Fulbright). 79 more words

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SCC denies leave in unpaid overtime cases

On Thursday, the Supreme Court denied leave to appeal in unpaid overtime cases Bank of Nova Scotia v. Cindy Fulawka and Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce v. 232 more words

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SCC to hear age discrimination appeal

News on Thursday that the Supreme Court of Canada has agreed to hear an appeal of the age discrimination case, Michael McCormick v. Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP, will be of interest to many… 95 more words

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