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Gov't starting to tax shared economy at consumer level

The Quebec government’s recent agreement with Airbnb that allows the online hospitality service to collect and remit the tax on lodging on behalf of hosts represents ... Read more

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Dispelling myths around recording conversations, summary dismissal

In recent posts on his Canadian HR law blog, Toronto-area employment lawyer and mediator  Stuart Rudner discussed the issue of whether employees should record a ... Read more

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Onus on accused in murder cases to show cause for bail

The bail decision in the case of an Ontario neurosurgeon accused of killing his wife points to some of the misconceptions around bail in murder cases in Canada, says Toronto ... Read more

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Regulate personal support workers: Popovic-Montag

A spate of recent abuse allegations shows the need for regulation of personal support workers (PSWs), says Toronto estates and trusts lawyer  Suzana Popovic-Montag . The ... Read more

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Spooked Toronto buyers risking deposits by failing to close deals

Toronto real estate lawyer  Daniel Bernstein says buyers spooked by the city’s suddenly stuttering real estate market are putting their deposits at risk if they try to ... Read more

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Ontario law applies, regardless of business culture: OSC

Regardless of any business cultural differences that exist in other global markets in which an issuer operates, a recent Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) decision confirms that ... Read more

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OCA ruling helps outline scope of the Charter's s. 2(b)

The Ontario Court of Appeal’s (OCA) decision to quash a trespassing charge against a man who protested outside a town building helps to outline the scope of protection under ... Read more

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Truth is key when providing employee reference: Zeilikman

Although a recent Ontario Superior Court ruling that upheld an employer’s ability to provide an honest reference for a former employee is only binding in this province, ... Read more

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SCC decision makes assumptions despite India's 'abysmal' human rights record

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada has cleared the path for extradition of two B.C. residents to India to face murder charges in the so-called honour killing of a young ... Read more

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Women on corporate boards: a worthy mission

Acting as a director on her first corporate board has had a positive domino effect for Windsor employment and education lawyer Sheila MacKinnon . MacKinnon, managing partner ... Read more

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Why jurors have no place in civil trials: Yermus

Juries should be abolished for civil trials because ordinary citizens are ill-equipped to deal with the often-complex issues involved, says Toronto personal injury lawyer  ... Read more

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Proactive approach best with workplace mental health issues

Toronto employment lawyer Miriam Anbar tells AdvocateDaily.com the findings of a recent national study on mental health in the workplace are “disappointing,” ... Read more

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Progressive police discretion helpful during opioid crisis

Toronto welcomed “The Works” — its first “legal” safe injection site — in August, but as the drugs being injected by the patients are still ... Read more

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Case shows importance of evidence-based evaluation of experts

For all participants in the criminal justice system, the turn of events in one recent case demonstrates what may happen when expert evidence is admitted without having been ... Read more

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OCA highlights the importance of free speech: Handlarski

The Ontario Court of Appeal (OCA) recently emphasized the right to free speech in a ruling that reversed a trespassing charge against a man who protested on town property, Toronto ... Read more

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Landlords risk fines under stricter eviction rules

Tenants’ rights got a boost from recent legislative changes, Toronto landlord and tenant lawyer  Andrew Carvajal tells  AdvocateDaily.com . On Sept. 1, changes ... Read more

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Matrimonial home mysteries unraveled

The matrimonial home is the anchor of the family, which is why it’s treated differently than other property, Toronto-area family lawyer  Reesa Heft  tells ... Read more

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Higher settlement rates with evaluative mediation

Mandatory mediation has proven to be successful in the Ontario jurisdictions where it’s been implemented, and expanding the program across the province would go a long ... Read more

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Lawyers Financial introduces benefits package for smaller firms

With many lawyers continuing to practise beyond traditional retirement age, not all employee benefits plans will cover them throughout their extended careers, says  Dawn ... Read more

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Estate Mediation part 2: what to expect

In Part 2 of our series on estate mediation, Toronto trust and estate litigator Felice Kirsh discusses what’s involved once the process gets underway. Realistic ... Read more

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