News
Accounting for Law
profile
OCA decision contains valuable lessons for lawyers

A recent ruling by the Ontario Court of Appeal (OCA) contains lessons for defence counsel about credibility, rules of reply and collateral evidence, Toronto litigator Richard ... Read more

profile
Official French version of Constitution long overdue

It’s time Canada’s Constitution was made fully bilingual, Brampton lawyer-linguist  Suzanne Deliscar  tells  AdvocateDaily.com . At its recent annual ... Read more

profile
Condo pitfalls avoided with pre-purchase legal advice

Consulting a lawyer before a condo purchase can help buyers avoid nasty shocks after closing, Toronto condominium and commercial litigator  Megan Mackey  tells  ... Read more

profile
Cannabis industry a case study in applied negotiation

A flurry of recent takeovers in the cannabis sector should be of interest to students of negotiation theory, Toronto mediator  Bernard Morrow tells AdvocateDaily.com . ... Read more

profile
Five signs your divorce is best suited to mediation

Some family law disputes are so contentious that they need to be resolved using the litigation process, but many others are better suited to mediation, Toronto family lawyer and ... Read more

profile
Brown continues to fight for woman called 'walking miracle'

If a pedestrian is struck and injured in a motor vehicle crash, the onus is on the person behind the wheel to show they were driving safely, Toronto critical injury lawyer ... Read more

profile
Small claims dispute over dead trees dragging on

A legal dispute between two neighbours that’s rooted in a row of dead cedar trees is running on the “longer side” as far as small claims matters go, Toronto ... Read more

profile
Canadians with disabilities twice as likely to experience violence: Statistics Canada

New data from Statistics Canada says Canadians with disabilities are twice as likely to experience violent victimization as the able-bodied population. The figures, drawn ... Read more

profile
Changes needed to boost skilled trades immigration

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) should consider regular special Express Entry draws to boost the number of skilled tradespeople invited to apply for permanent ... Read more

profile
No Crown appeal in farm shooting not surprising: Smith

While the acquittal of a Saskatchewan farmer in the shooting death of an aboriginal man is part of an emotionally charged case that has raised issues that society should face, the ... Read more

profile
Charity forum provides assistance on good governance

Charity law is growing in importance as an increasing number of people volunteer and serve their communities, but it’s important for those involved to be aware of liability ... Read more

profile
Appoint power of attorney for ultimate protection: Larson

Appointing a power of attorney (POA) to make decisions about finances is always preferable to having a joint bank account or adding a joint owner to property, says   Thunder ... Read more

profile
Employee vs. contractor at heart of proposed class action

A proposed class-action lawsuit against a Toronto-based private high school could help clarify the employee/contractor debate, Toronto employment lawyer  Stephen Moreau ... Read more

profile
Companies must focus on eliminating all workplace abuse: Howden

People have an infinite capacity for ruining their own careers, and sometimes do so by inappropriate sexting — sending sexual messages, photos or videos via their ... Read more

profile
Schools and the drug crisis

Canada’s largest school board should do more than just order naloxone kits if it believes students are in danger of overdosing on opioids, says Toronto criminal lawyer ... Read more

profile
Cosgrove: keeping the flow of law offices productive

As the eldest of four children, Catherine Moffitt  of Cosgrove Associates  always understood the value of resourcefulness and strong organization skills.   ... Read more

profile
‘Grey divorce’ is not so black and white: Gelman

The so-called grey divorce is a growing trend that comes with its own set of issues, says Toronto family lawyer  Lisa Gelman . "For a variety of reasons, we're seeing more ... Read more

profile
Tax talk: caregiver credits

Families of people with special needs have an underused tool at their disposal that can help save them money every year, Ottawa disabilities and estate planning lawyer  ... Read more

profile
Making the most of your first meeting with a lawyer

When clients contact a lawyer for legal advice after they've lost their job, it's important to have certain documents and communications in order, says Vancouver ... Read more

profile
Justice funding boost positive, but more needed for legal aid

While an increase in funding for the justice sector in the recent British Columbia budget is good news, Vancouver criminal and appellate lawyer Gary Botting tells The ... Read more

Lawyer Directory
BridgePoint Financial Services Inc.Toronto Lawyers AssociationMKD InternationalFeldstein Family LawLegal Print & Copy Inc.Steve Rastin - 300x125Shekter Dychtenberg LLP