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Advancing human rights claims based on global supply chain activities: recent developments in California and Canada

Courts in California and Canada have emerged as testing grounds for advancing claims of forced labor in global supply chains.  The plaintiffs’ approach is to make ... Read more

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A little help from our friends (of the court): public interest interventions in Ontario courts

By Jacob Damstra At the end of last year, I wrote a series of articles about public interest and environmental interventions in Federal Court proceedings: “ ... Read more

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Canada: Ontario Human Rights Commission releases policy statement on medical documentation and disability-related accommodation requests

On February 1, 2017, the Ontario Human Rights Commission (the “Commission”) released a new policy statement on medical documentation and disability-related ... Read more

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Termination clause enforced: Oudin and the Supreme Court of Canada

In Canada, termination clauses in employment agreements are critical tools that allow an employer to avoid providing reasonable notice of termination under the common ... Read more

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A Littler Event: important employment decisions for 2016 affecting the workplace

Employment law in Canada is forever changing and 2016 was no exception. All employers need to be prepared for 2017, and beyond. The panel will discuss important employment ... Read more

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Family Law: frequently asked questions about collaborative practice

By  Carolyn Lloyd WHAT IS COLLABORATIVE FAMILY LAW? Collaborative family law is defined by three key principles: The voluntary and complete exchange of financial ... Read more

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A Littler Webinar: making accommodation accessible

Employers continue to grapple with the multitude of obligations they have regarding disabilities in the workplace, especially those involving accessibility under the ... Read more

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New provisions on escheats of corporate property should cause corporations to take notice

By David Lyons On December 10, 2016, Bill 144, the Budget Measures Act , 2015, came into force. This Bill enacted several new statutes, including the Forfeited Corporate ... Read more

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Duties of directors of subsidiary corporations: a brief overview

By Matthew Wilson Under corporate law, directors have a duty to act honestly and in good faith in the best interests of the corporation for which they are directors. As such, ... Read more

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Supreme Court of Canada clarifies test for rectification

By Peter Kryworuk In recent years the Supreme Court of Canada appears to have taken a renewed interest in commercial and contract law cases. In some recent decisions, Canada ... Read more

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What if a will is lost?

By David Waites A Testator had a signed Will that they kept in their safety deposit box. After the Testator died, the signed Will could not be located in the safety deposit ... Read more

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Environmental interventions in Federal Court proceedings

By Jacob Damstra Introduction In the previous two parts to this series, I considered “ A (Nearly) New Approach ” to interventions and “ Interventions in ... Read more

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Intervening in the 'interests of justice' in the federal courts

By Jacob Damstra In a recent article, Part One of this series, I described the “(Nearly) New Approach” to interventions in Federal Court and Federal Court of ... Read more

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The high cost of asset accumulation in a common law relationship

By Jordan McKie After separation, married people are obligated to account to one another for their respective increases in net worth from the date of marriage to the date of ... Read more

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Interventions in Federal Court: a (nearly) new approach

By Jacob Damstra Introduction Earlier this year, the Federal Court of Appeal clarified, confirmed, and settled the law applicable to interventions in Federal Court and ... Read more

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It's complicated.

By Kevin Ross and Rebecca Case [29] It’s complicated. 1 So begins the discussion and analysis of whether a lawyer may act as counsel of record in both a class ... Read more

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Ontario national class action consistent with protecting the rights and interests of Québec residents

By Rebecca Case and Angus McKinnon Changes to the Québec Code of Civil Procedure came into effect on January 1, 2016. 1 Amongst these changes is the introduction of ... Read more

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An applicant can commence a claim for both IRBs and NEBs

By Leanne Zawadzki Where an Insurer failed to provide a Notice of Election of benefits, an Applicant can proceed to a Hearing with a claim for both non-earner (NEB) and ... Read more

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"Private prosecutions in the public interest?: process, possibilities, and problems”

By Jacob Damstra Section 504 of the Criminal Code , R.S.C., 1985, c. C-46. Chances are you’ve never heard of it. The section is rarely invoked; a number of obstacles ... Read more

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SCC resolves multi-jurisdictional hearings debate

By Angus McKinnon and Rebecca Case In concurrent decisions released today in Endean v. British Columbia and Parsons v. Ontario , indexed as Endean v British Columbia , ... Read more

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