Canada"s Legal Environment by Richard A. & Ruth Whidden Yates Yates

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Generally, a federal corporation has the capacity and power of a natural person and may do business anywhere in Canada. More information about Canada is available on the Canada country page and from other Department of State publications and other sources listed at the end of this fact sheet.

U.S.-CANADA RELATIONS. The United States and Canada share the world’s longest international border, 5, miles with land ports-of-entry, and our bilateral relationship is one of the closest and most extensive.

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It has been over two years since Prime Minister Justin Trudeau issued mandates to a handful of cabinet ministers to review, modernize and strengthen four important environmental laws.

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In addition to the general sources listed previously, you may need to consult additional or more domain-specific sources (listed below) to gather data on current events and trends in the legal environment.

Many large Canadian law firms (such as Blakes) monitor legal developments, generally, or within specific specialties (e.g. environmental law).

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