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2019 Federal Election: Business and Legal Implications

Toronto, November 19, 2019 - January 1, 0001

Following the results of the 2019 federal election, we invite you to join Blakes and guest speakers for a discussion on the key business and legal implications.


  • What do the implications of a minority government mean for Canadian businesses?
  • What are the lobbying considerations when communicating with new ministers and political staff?
  • What are the access to information requirements when communicating with government?
  • What are the rules for entertaining and giving gifts to ministers and political staff?
  • Likely timelines and off-ramps in a minority government


  • Alexis Levine, Partner, Blakes
  • Marianne Smith, Partner, Blakes
  • Nicole Henderson, Partner, Blakes
  • Don Guy, Chief Strategist, Pollara Strategic Insights
  • Jason Lietaer, Enterprise Canada Consultants Inc.
  • Brian Topp, Partner, KTG Public Affairs

Mandatory Continuing Education

This program contains 1 hour of Substantive content.


Tuesday, November 19, 2019

  • Breakfast and Registration: 8 – 8:30 a.m.
  • Presentations: 8:30 – 9:30 a.m.


Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
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Suite 4000, Commerce Court West
Toronto, Ontario (Map)