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Whether or not you are entitled to maintain the account in perpetuity depends on the contract. Most likely they have the right under the terms of the contract to unilaterally close the account, just as you have that right – you don't have to justify closing your account. So the first thing to do is check the contract. The second thing to do is determine the ...


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Ultimately this raises a question of balancing two fundamental rights: The right of the accused to a fair trial within due process of law & the right to freedom of expression (or in the case of press publications as in most of the cases cited by this answer, the very related freedom of the press). Both the US & Canada safeguard these rights in their ...


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No, section 11 only applies to criminal offences and quasi-criminal offences with criminal proceedings. See Guindon v. Canada 2015 SCC 41 (Wikipedia, full text) esp. at para. 64.


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No, it is not. Section 1 allows legislatures to infringe all Charter rights under certain reasonable circumstances. Section 33 is an alternative method by which legislatures can completely ignore the Charter rights that it can be applied to (ss. 2 & 7 to 15). Section 33 is a legislative procedural provision, it is not in itself an inherent right which ...


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https://bchumanrights.ca/mask-poster/ Technically speaking is wearing masks a law, a health order or the store policy as a result of the health order? Technically speaking it's a Ministerial Order made under the power delegated to the Minister by the Emergency Program Act R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 111, s. 10. Can a customer be denied service or entry for not ...


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Summary: Constitutionally, the power of provinces to control liquor sale and to apply sales tax to those same sales are distinct. There must be sufficient presence in a province for its taxation power to apply. This is categorically not the case for sales aboard aircraft. For trains, case law is scant but a case-by-case analysis has so far been favoured. ...


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It seems your comment on Dale M's answer is basically in the ballpark: it's about administration of justice, or at least it used to be. Criminal law and criminal procedure are the exclusive competence of the federal government (Constitution Act, 1867, s. 91(27)), hence by default, the Criminal Code applies in its entirety across the country. However, ...


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What do I need to do to cancel the hearing, or should I attend and just say I was paid? Both options would be acceptable. The latter would probably be easier, faster, and provide a means to get prompt express court approval for your actions. For example what's the difference between a notice of withdrawal and an acknowledgment of payment? Withdrawal means ...


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Section 63 of the BC Employment Standards Act (ESA) provides that: (1) After 3 consecutive months of employment, the employer becomes liable to pay an employee an amount equal to one week's wages as compensation for length of service. (2) The employer's liability for compensation for length of service increases as follows: (a) after 12 consecutive months of ...


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Yes A business can choose who they do business with and who they don't. Businesses routinely make decisions to stop serving a particular market or customer because the profits don't justify the effort. Forcing people to provide services against their wishes is called slavery and, while it still happens, it was universally outlawed in the 19th century. While ...


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Can you get jailed for misreporting numbers to pay less? Possibly But any prosecution, and sentence, may depend on the level of culpability, provable guilty knowledge and of course any other admissible evidence. Two offences seem relevant under the Canada Criminal Code: Fraud 380 (1) Every one who, by deceit, falsehood or other fraudulent means, whether or ...


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Canada does not have the First Amendment The fundamental difference is that speech that, in Canada, would be contempt of court is, in the USA, protected speech under the first amendment. This is not to say that Canada does not have a strong and vigorous tradition of free speech - it does. It's just not as strong as the USA's Constitutional protection.


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I assume it's not a workplace with a collective agreement (otherwise this should be handled by the union by some sort of informal or formal grievance procedure). The employee can't sign away their rights and entitlements under the employment standards (usually) unless the law expressly provides for it (e.g. overtime agreements or concessions in collective ...


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Is this legal? Is it legal to count to the minute without rounding? Yes. It is legal as long as they comply with minimum wage laws. Usually it is not recommended because if they don't round they might be underpaying and subject to labour investigations, but they can do it properly and legally. Must they tell me how they round, for example round to the ...


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