Knowledge & Perspective

Staying current is critical. We're pleased to provide insight and updates on case law and legislation that are relevant to our clients.

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June 1, 2018

Cannabis Legalization: High Time for Municipal Regulation

Weed vendors and consumers will soon be legal in Nova Scotia and we wonder if municipalities are ready.

April 19, 2018

SCC Upholds Inter-Provincial Liquor Trade Restrictions: One Man’s Goodbye to Constitutionally Guaranteed Cheap Quebec Beer and the Broader Implications

On April 19, 2018, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) released its much anticipated decision in R v. Comeau, i.e. the “beer case”.

May 30, 2017

New Builder’s Lien Amendments & Regulations

Recent amendments to the Builder’s Lien Act and new Builders Lien Regulations, effective June 30, 2017, allow for early release of holdbacks to subcontractors and alter how finishing holdbacks are calculated.

April 26, 2017

Cannabis Legalization: Weeding Out the Regulations

As the Federal Government recently introduced its legislation to legalize and regulate recreational cannabis, it is clear that legalization is now imminent.

January 15, 2016

Nova Scotia: Marine Renewable Energy Act - A Synopsis

A synopsis of Nova Scotia's Marine Renewable Energy Act.