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The Royal Winnipeg Ballet v. The Minister of National Revenue
March 2, 2006
On March 2, 2006, the Federal Court of Appeal overturned the finding of the Tax Court of Canada that dancers engaged by The Royal Winnipeg Ballet are employees and not independent contractors and therefore that the company is liable to pay contributions under the Canada Pension Plan Act and premiums under the Employment Insurance Act.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP represented the Royal Winnipeg Ballet with a team led by Harry Underwood.