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Wickwire Holm Lawyers Recognized as Leaders in their Practice Areas

Wickwire Holm Lawyers Recognized as Leaders in their Practice Areas We are pleased to announce that four of our lawyers have been recognized by The Best LawyersTM in Canada 2021 as leaders in their respective practice areas! For over 35 years, Best Lawyers® has been the respected legal publication, recognizing leading lawyers in different legal areas who have been selected [...]

By |September 21st, 2020|Categories: News|0 Comments

Accommodating Family Status in the Workplace

Labour & Employment Newsletter Accommodating Family Status in the Workplace Summer, 2020 Human rights legislation protects employees from discrimination on a number of bases, including family status. Under Nova Scotia’s legislation, these protections can involve an employee’s relationship with their children and/or elderly parents. An employer’s failure to accommodate an employee with child or parental care obligations could violate this [...]

By |September 11th, 2020|Categories: Labour & Employment, Newsletter|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Nursing Notes: Key Considerations for Long-Term Care Facilities

Long-Term Care NewsletterNursing Notes:  Key Considerations for Long-Term Care FacilitiesSummer, 2020Nursing notes are a vital tool in long-term care facilities. They support ongoing care by documenting a resident’s medical history and observations made by or interactions with the various members of a resident’s care team.  In this newsletter, we explore some of the important considerations for long-term care facilities with [...]

Hitting for ‘the Cycle’ Guarantees a Win!

Press Release Hitting for ‘the Cycle’ Guarantees a Win! In baseball, hitting for the cycle is a rare event and usually guarantees a win. At Wickwire Holm we are delighted to announce four great ‘hits’ which not only guarantee our success in the game at hand, but also for the foreseeable future. As a nod to our past and [...]

By |July 21st, 2020|Categories: News|0 Comments

Working from home: What are the considerations?

Wickwire Holm Labour & Employment Law Newsletter: Spring 2020 Working from home: What are the considerations? With the rapid onset of COVID-19 earlier this year, many employers had to quickly transition to a work from home model. As we return to a “new normal”, many employers are considering whether these arrangements make sense on a basis. This newsletter considers [...]

By |July 21st, 2020|Categories: Labour & Employment, News, Newsletter|0 Comments

Court of Appeal Confirms Municipal Authority to Negotiate Water Services

Court of Appeal Confirms Municipal Authority to Negotiate Water Services In East Hants (Municipality) v. Nova Scotia (Utility and Review Board), 2020 NSCA 41, the Court of Appeal confirmed a municipality’s authority to negotiate a water service agreement with a developer in the context of an application for subdivision approval. The Court of Appeal also confirmed that the Nova Scotia Utility [...]

By |June 15th, 2020|Categories: Municipal, Regulatory Bodies|Tags: , |0 Comments