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Public employers should avoid gag orders

Public employers should steer clear of “gag orders”, Toronto personal injury lawyer  Elizabeth Grace  tells the CBC's Go Public after a B.C. woman accused ... Read more

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Understand obligations when enforcing a commercial lease

Although landlords can access ‘boilerplate’ documents online, it is a better idea to sign a strong, customized commercial lease that will ... Read more

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Million-immigrant plan great for Canada

Canada’s plan to admit one million immigrants over the next three years strikes the right balance, Toronto immigration lawyer  Robin Seligman  tells  ... Read more

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Bill 154 suggests ONCA may finally be proclaimed

Governance improvements offered by Ontario's omnibus Bill 154  — the Cutting Unnecessary Red Tape Act — signal the province is ready to bring meaningful change ... Read more

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Cryptocurrency offering may come with regulatory requirements

With interest in the Canadian cryptocurrency market growing and attracting the attention of the nation’s securities regulators, fintech businesses need to be aware of the ... Read more

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Honesty, careful language key when posting online review

While the law does protect the right of Ontario consumers to post negative reviews written in “good faith,” commenters do still run the risk of being tied up ... Read more

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In a media-driven world, image has a price tag

Cocaine baron Pablo Escobar , boxing icon Muhammad Ali and film director Woody Allen seem like an incongruent group but there is a strong legal connection, says Toronto ... Read more

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Sustainable employment: rethinking workplace discipline

This is the third in a four-part series on sustainable employment, a model pioneered by Kent Employment Law, which espouses an enduring, mutually beneficial and ... Read more

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Accidents abroad: protect yourself part 1

In part 1 of our mini-series on accidents abroad, Kitchener litigation lawyer Graham Bennett discusses some of the precautions Canadians should take if they plan on driving ... Read more

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Step one for prudent homebuyers: consult with a lawyer

First-time homebuyers are poised to make costly mistakes if they jump into the market without having deals vetted by a lawyer, Mississauga real estate and immigration lawyer  ... Read more

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Bill 166 will give homebuyers better protection

Ontario's current home warranty corporation is going to be split into two separate bodies, dividing its duties in part to remove the perception of having a conflict of interest, ... Read more

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Rudner: a mediator who engages both sides for a resolution

As an experienced mediator, Toronto-area employment lawyer Stuart Rudner  believes in working strategically to find a solution that benefits both sides. “I can ... Read more

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Reform or replace Commercial Mediation Act: Rose

It may be time to reform or replace Ontario’s  Commercial Mediation Act, 2010  (CMA), Toronto mediator and settlement counsel  Mitchell Rose  writes in ... Read more

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LSUC should encourage discussion, real change on issue of diversity

Requiring legal professionals to sign a statement of principles on diversity won’t change the issues racialized licensees face in the profession — instead, the Law ... Read more

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Mediator regulation needed in future

Toronto mediator  Bernard Morrow says the booming mediation profession will likely need regulation at some point in the future. The field of alternative dispute ... Read more

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Burden of proof in slip and falls on municipal property

With the ice-and-snow season approaching, Toronto litigator Stefan Rosenbaum says municipalities are bracing for the inevitable round of slip-and-fall claims. Rosenbaum, an ... Read more

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Co-parenting takes practice, but worth the effort: Carefoot

For separating couples with children, a parenting plan is essential to help everyone navigate the challenging world of working with your ex to raise the kids, Alberta child ... Read more

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Litigation funding offers 'safety net’ for cautious clients

Canada’s emerging litigation finance and insurance sector will expand significantly in November when a global leader merges with  JusticeRisk Solutions , this ... Read more

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Background checks as part of pre-employment screening

Vetting potential employees before they are hired through background checks is a routine procedure for many companies, says Jim Downs , founding partner and managing director ... Read more

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Be on the lookout for Kitec plumbing

When selling a home built between 1997 and 2005, lawyers should include a statutory declaration that the vendor has no knowledge that Kitec plumbing is present, says Toronto real ... Read more

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