November 2017 Archives

End of NAFTA could pose threat to commercial, business sectors

If the United States pulls out of the North American Free Trade Agreement, the move would definitely affect the Canadian economy. But experts say it wouldn't be devastating. Business and commercial growth would be curtailed, but not halted, according to economists.

Mergers and acquisitions: Newstrike in talks with CanniMed

A producer of medical marijuana, CanniMed, is in talks with Newstrike Resources about linking the two companies. News of the proposed mergers and acquisitions deal came to light after a competing company, Aurora Cannabis, tried to take over the Saskatchewan-based CanniMed. The company, which has the backing of the Canada band, The Tragically Hip, said it is in talks with Newstrike about penning a deal.

Patents in Canada's business and commercial landscape

All bright ideas and inventions need some protection. Even Albert Einstein knew that. Inventors in Canada and the world are wise to protect their inventions with patents since they offer protection in the business and commercial world from being stolen by others. Einstein had 50 patents during his lifetime. But the advantages to patents don't simply end in stopping theft.

Fan fiction and commercial litigation in Canada

Writing fan fiction has become a popular pastime for many fans. But when does doing so cross any legal lines? Taking an existing copyrighted piece of work and adding to it or changing it in any way could create an environment ripe for possible commercial litigation. There are laws in Canada governing such practices -- laws that protect those who create bodies of work from others either plagiarizing or stealing them.

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