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Should condo board candidates be owners?

A debate has broken out over whether condominium directorships should be restricted to unit owners following allegations that several condo boards in the Greater Toronto Area have ... Read more

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Ukraine eager to explore and learn from Canadian legal standards

Toronto charity lawyer Taras Kulish  believes there's a grassroots movement in Ukraine eager to adopt a Canadian-like system of law to fight back against what's perceived by ... Read more

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Look to arbitration, case management to address civil trial delays

In Ontario, the availability of dates for civil trials of any complexity is in a crisis state — but as Toronto lawyer and arbitrator  Earl Cherniak writes in The ... Read more

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Ruling may result in more uniform approach to bail

A recent Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) decision that weighs in on the subject of judicial interim release pending trial has the potential to achieve significant changes to the ... Read more

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Lack of consistency in wrongful dismissal decisions

Inconsistency in how wrongful dismissal is dealt with by the courts is a clear indication that reform is needed, Toronto employment mediator and arbitrator Barry B. Fisher ... Read more

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The trouble with technology and the courts

The cost associated with new technology and the speed at which change happens is partly to blame for Ontario’s judicial system not keeping up with advances, Toronto criminal ... Read more

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Spousal support evolving from 'socially expected roles'

As social roles change, the judiciary seems to be slowly adjusting to an increasing number of claims for spousal support by men, Toronto family lawyer Ron Shulman writes in The ... Read more

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The pros and cons of charging stations in condos

With the increasing popularity of electric vehicles, condominium corporations need to be prepared for more charging station requests, says Toronto condominium ... Read more

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Tax court judge violated witnesses' language rights

Federally-appointed judges would benefit from education on the linguistic rights of litigants and witnesses appearing before them, says Brampton lawyer-linguist  Suzanne ... Read more

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Language matters: positive changes in family law legislation

Toronto family lawyer  Elinor Shinehoft would like to see Ontario follow Nova Scotia’s lead and replace language such as “access” and “visiting ... Read more

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Bill 34 recognizes grandparents' 'elevated' role

In family law, the role of the courts is to put children first, despite the complications of the various relationships within the family, Vaughan family lawyer Paul Mazzeo tells ... Read more

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Lawrence Forstner launches a new website

Oshawa criminal lawyer Lawrence Forstner  wants his clients to know he's committed to compassionately helping them find the best way forward after they're charged with an ... Read more

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OCA ruling impactful for juries, raising new arguments on appeal

An Ontario Court of Appeal (OCA) decision stands as a beacon for the issues of the summoning and empanelling of jurors, and should be persuasive to all in the criminal justice ... Read more

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Drivers who kill should face victim's family in court

Drivers at fault for crashes that kill should have to face the victim’s family in court, Toronto critical injury lawyer  Patrick Brown  tells Global News . ... Read more

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Trump's travel ban could boost refugee claims in Canada

Canada could see a spike in refugee claims at the border after U.S. President Donald Trump’s travel ban took effect, Toronto immigration lawyer Robin Seligman  tells ... Read more

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Video series showcases success stories after incarceration: Goldlist

Toronto criminal lawyer Jordana Goldlist  has launched a video project to demonstrate how people who have been behind bars can reintegrate into society if given the ... Read more

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OHRC tackles sexualized dress codes

Employers should take a fresh look at their dress codes in the wake of an Ontario Human Rights Commission investigation, says Hamilton employment lawyer  Jennifer Zdriluk . ... Read more

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Regardless of outcome, Facebook class action will have impact

The Supreme Court of Canada’s (SCC) decision to allow a class-action lawsuit to proceed against Facebook is important in the development of privacy law and how it’s ... Read more

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Tax changes problematic for personal injury lawyers

Proposed tax changes could cause major upheaval for law firms, Ottawa personal injury lawyer  Victoria Boddy tells AdvocateDaily.com .  The federal ... Read more

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Touchstone Digital Forensics now part of Hexigent Consulting

Touchstone Digital Forensics is now part of  Hexigent Consulting , which will provide continued excellence in digital analysis and cyber security. The firms have ... Read more

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