News Prominent Advocate Joins Dale & Lessmann LLP as Partner on January 1, 2015

Jeffrey P. Hoffman, continues his dispute resolution practice as a Partner at Dale & Lessmann LLP beginning January 1, 2015.  Jeffrey is well recognized for his work in franchise law. ...

New Menu Laws Coming to Ontario
Just when I was starting to feel that proposing new menu labelling laws was so early-2014, along come two major announcements from the provincial Liberals and U.S. federal government that are likely to have profound effects on the restaurant franchise industry in North America. Laws that require...
New Electronic Travel Authorization for Visa Exempt Travelers Entering Canada
Citizenship and Immigration Canada is expected to implement the Electronic Travel Authorization (“eTA”) Program in April 2015. Mirroring the Electronic System for Travel Authorization (“ESTA”) already present in the US, the eTA program will require Canadian-bound travelers from visa-exempt...
CIC Rolling Out New Fees and Compliance System for Employers Using Temporary Foreign Workers
Starting February 21, 2015, Citizenship and Immigration Canada (“CIC”) will require employers hiring temporary foreign workers (“TFWs”) that are exempt from the Labour Market Impact Assessment (“LMIA”) process to pay a new fee to CIC. The fee per work permit will be CAD $230 (payable online by...