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Roundup of law firm resources on COVID-19: May 29 update

This week’s update on resources shared by law firms addressing the COVID-19 crisis

Roundup of law firm resources on COVID-19: May 29 update

Law firms across Canada are sharing their insights on how to deal with the rapidly evolving economic and legal landscape due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Below is a roundup of some of these resources.

Gowling WLG

In “Ontario moves June 1 greenhouse gas reporting deadline in response to COVID-19,” the firm covers the recent change introduced by the Ontario Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks regarding reporting deadlines for greenhouse gas emissions.

In “COVID-19: A Roadmap for Navigating Return-to-Workplace Decisions,” the firm shares considerations for in-house legal teams in reopening their workplaces.

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McCarthy Tétrault LLP

In “COVID-19: Recovery and Re-opening Tracker,” the firm gives an overview of updates on the recovery and the reopening of the economy as issued by governments at the federal, provincial and territorial levels.

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In “ABTraceTogether: Contact Tracing App in the Workplace,” the firm discusses legal considerations that arise in relation to the recent release of a mobile contact-tracing app by the Alberta government.

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Minden Gross LLP

In “Leasing: Updated Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance to assist more landlords and tenants,” the firm provides insight regarding the application process for the Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance program and regarding the clarifying details given by the Canada Mortgage Housing Corporation.

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Hull & Hull LLP

In “A Further Update on the Estate Arbitration and Litigation Management (EALM) Initiative,” the firm gives an update on this initiative to ensure that estate litigation matters keep progressing during the pandemic.

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Pitblado Law

In “COVID-19 and Business Re-Opening: Requirements for Businesses,” the firm goes into the requirements imposed by the Manitoba government for businesses to reopen, including social distancing measures, personal protective equipment and sanitized workplaces.

In “Updated Ontario Emergency Order Expands Temporary Relief for Shareholder and Director Meetings,” the firm summarizes certain accommodations introduced by the Ontario government relating to shareholder meetings and director meetings.

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Harper Grey LLP

In “Worksafe BC Releases Industry Specific Guidelines for Reopening,” the firm lists the sectors affected by the industry-specific guidelines recently issued by the B.C. government.

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