Posted by | December 18, 2018
Ontario Cannabis Lottery System Announcement

On December 13, 2018, the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario released a statement indicating the new lottery process for licence applicants vying for private cannabis retail operator licences (“RO”)...

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Posted by | November 16, 2018
Ontario Cannabis Licence Act Regulations Summarized

On November 15, 2018, the Ontario government published Ontario Regulation 468/18 made under the Cannabis Licence Act, 2018 (the “Regulations”), which speaks to their new strict regulations concerning licensing and...

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Posted by | November 15, 2018
Ontario Government Announces New Strict Rules for Cannabis Retailers

Yesterday the Ontario government announced 'new strict regulations' under the Cannabis Licence Act, which are set to be proclaimed November 16, 2018 according to the AGCO.  The text of the Cannabis Licence Act is...

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Posted by | November 1, 2018
Canada Data Breach and Security Safeguard Regulations

Today new data breach regulations come into effect in Canada.  With significant digital breaches on the rise worldwide, Canada passed the Digital Privacy Act amending its private sector privacy law,...

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Posted by | October 12, 2018
Proposed Ontario Cannabis Retail Licencing System

In late September, 2018, the Government of Ontario released proposed amendments to the existing Ontario recreational cannabis legislation.  To read the original text, see: https://www.ola.org/en/legislative-business/bills/parliament-42/session-1/bill-36. Arguably the biggest change in...

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Posted by | May 17, 2018
New Privacy Policy Requirements

This year, operating an online business or a business that has an online presence is going to become a little bit more complicated. Beginning this spring, businesses will be required...

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Posted by | May 4, 2018
Promotion and Packaging of Recreational Cannabis

This year the federal government intends to legalize the production and use of recreational cannabis (marijuana).  Canadians have only been permitted to produce or consume marijuana products with a medical...

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Posted by | April 25, 2018
Producing and Selling Cannabidiol Products in Canada

Cannabidiol (CBD) is a phytocannabinoid in cannabis plants, which has recently garnered more public interest for its potential in treating physical or psychological ailments.  Unlike tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), its well-known phytocannabinoid...

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Posted by | May 17, 2013
Verification of Foreign Trained Doctors’ Credential

Ontario physicians wishing to use a foreign trained doctor, also commonly referred to as International Medical Graduates or IMGs, as a physician’s assistant should be sure to do their due...

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Posted by | May 13, 2013
Incorporation Notice from Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada

Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (formerly Industry Canada) no longer lets you "save" your project and continue it later! If you are filing articles of incorporation using Innovation, Science...

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