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Graduated licensing would help inform selection of defence counsel

There is nothing to stop a new law school graduate or real estate lawyer from defending an accused charged with murder — a situation that needs to be addressed ... Read more

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Adding social condition as a protected ground would alter landscape

While a number of substantial changes to employment and labour laws have been passed in 2017, it is a new bill that proposes to add ‘social condition’ as a protected ... Read more

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Nuanced right to refuse for provincially regulated workers

Provincial law takes a more nuanced approach than its federal counterpart when it comes to unsafe work conditions, Toronto employment lawyer  Bram Lecker tells  ... Read more

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Medical assistance in death: what lawyers need to know

The new federal regulatory framework for medical assistance in dying carries many implications for different areas of law and an education program by the Toronto Lawyers ... Read more

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In-person sessions a critical component of Ryerson’s Law Practice Program

Ryerson University’s Law Practice Program (LPP) will soon hold the final of three in-person weeks, an important component of the innovative program for licensing ... Read more

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Mixed news for plaintiffs following coffee spill victory

A woman’s success in proving her entitlement to accident benefits following a coffee spill brings good and bad news for plaintiffs, Windsor personal injury lawyer  Gino ... Read more

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Judge sanctions husband's misbehaviour with $1.4-million costs award

A $1.4-million costs award shows the danger of engaging in bad behaviour during litigation, Toronto family lawyer  Jennifer Samara Shuber  tells  AdvocateDaily.com ... Read more

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Man's 70-year sentence without parole permitted by law change

PEMBROKE, Ont. — A 60-year-old man convicted of killing three women during an hour-long rampage in the Ottawa Valley two years ago has been sentenced to life in prison with ... Read more

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Halifax businessman pleads guilty to bilking Filipino workers

HALIFAX — A Halifax businessman accused of not paying Filipino temporary workers their required wages has pleaded guilty to a charge of misrepresentation involving 26 ... Read more

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Delay risks bringing civil justice system into disrepute

Public confidence in the civil justice system is being put at risk by the reaction to a landmark Supreme Court decision on criminal trial delays, says Barrie-area personal ... Read more

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CRA's new Charities Education Program should be a step forward: Kulish

The Canada Revenue Agency's (CRA) new C harities Education Program (CEP)  should be a step forward, says Toronto charities lawyer Taras Kulish. The CEP is a ... Read more

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Homeowners on the hook for clearing snow from sidewalks

Toronto homeowners who don’t regularly clear their sidewalks after a snowfall can be at risk to be found responsible for any accidents that might occur, Toronto litigator ... Read more

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ESA changes will mean higher costs for condo corporations

Condominium corporations should start factoring increased labour costs into their budgets as amendments to Ontario's Employment Standards Act come into effect in the new year, ... Read more

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Lo Greco Stilman: a full-service firm with a community connection

Lo Greco Stilman LLP is a full-service, community-based law office located in a mixed commercial-residential neighbourhood of North York that focuses on building relationships ... Read more

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The impact of mandatory reporting of data breaches

Canadian companies need to brace themselves for upcoming regulations requiring them to publicly report their data breaches, says Jason Green, principal of Hexigent Consulting , ... Read more

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Meticulous record-keeping prudent for auto dealers

Automobile dealerships need to ensure they are extra diligent when it comes to creating and maintaining their paperwork, Toronto licensing and compliance lawyer  Anar ... Read more

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Provincial crackdown on auto insurance fraud a step ahead

TORONTO — Ontario is cracking down on what it calls rampant auto insurance fraud, saying it will lead to rate cuts for the province's 10 million drivers. Auto insurance ... Read more

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Common mistakes of medical experts

There are a number of pitfalls that medical experts can avoid to ensure they are providing unbiased reports in personal injury litigation, says Toronto orthopaedic spine and ... Read more

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The estate talk: dos and don’ts

Whether in the family living room or the lawyer’s office, it’s not easy to broach the subject of wills, powers of attorney and estate issues with older adults, Toronto ... Read more

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Document automation a no-brainer for law firms

Document automation software has become a key tool for law firms, but it is too often underused and left to gather digital dust, says Korbitec Inc . president Alan Bass . ... Read more

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