Opinion
Accounting for Law
profile
Doing away with prelims is invitation to abuse: Stilman

By Jacob Stilman If you are in charge of the control room at a nuclear power plant and suddenly half the console lights up with flashing red lights, is the appropriate ... Read more

profile
Court says no just cause for Humane Society

By Nicole Simes The courts have described just cause terminations as the “capital punishment” of employment law. If an employee is terminated for “just ... Read more

profile
Changes to the class-action indemnity market, implications for counsel

By John Rossos In the Summer of 2016, the Financial Services Commission of Ontario (FSCO) and British Columbia’s Financial Institutions Commission (FICOM) issued cease ... Read more

profile
Tips for videoconferencing with your court reporting agency

By Kim Neeson   With the help of technology, the world has never been closer. Need to examine a witness in Mumbai? No need to travel thousands of miles and ... Read more

profile
Litigation risk associated with employee terminations

By Doug MacLeod Employment contracts eliminate litigation risk An employee and employer can agree on how much notice of termination the employer must provide the ... Read more

profile
Professional warned about foreign language use in front of patients

By Lonny Rosen  and  Elyse Sunshine A recent case provides a warning to health care professionals to be mindful of the inappropriateness of speaking in front of ... Read more

profile
How to not get blocked on social media and get business

By Samantha Collier There isn’t a secret to successfully marketing your business on social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. There isn’t an ... Read more

profile
Resort waivers: does a plaintiff waive his/her rights entirely?

By Kate Mazzucco  and Camelia Amiri, articling student In a recent decision,  David Schnarr v. Blue Mountain Resorts Ltd . , Justice Tzimas held that the ... Read more

profile
Changes to spousal sponsorship – 2017

By Angela Princewill In mid-December, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) released a suite of changes to its spousal sponsorship application process. This is ... Read more

profile
What is a paternity agreement?

By Lisa Gelman The basics of a paternity agreement A “paternity agreement” is a type of  domestic contract . A paternity agreement will typically ... Read more

profile
Car accident cases In Ontario – will a jury help?

By Michael Lesage Few would argue that the human body is designed to withstand the forces involved in car accidents without injury. Where one party is injured through the ... Read more

profile
Ontario announces new rules on carding

By David Smith Last week the province  announced an education campaign  to ensure citizens are aware of their rights under the new street checks (i.e. carding) ... Read more

profile
What privacy rights? Police can disclose your HIV status

By Kristin Bailey In the final days of 2016, the Ontario Court of Appeal released two decisions dealing with an unclear area of law regarding remedies for breaches of ... Read more

profile
Sue your way to settlement

By Mitchell Rose Even  settlement counsel  like me, who encourage early resolution and discourage litigation, sometimes must “sue for ... Read more

profile
RRSP: It’s about more than just tax deferral

By Dawn Marchand  March 1 is the deadline to make your 2016 Registered Retirement Savings Plans (RRSP) contribution, and while many people wait until the last minute, ... Read more

profile
Valentine’s Day doesn’t have to suck

By Jennifer Samara Shuber February. Valentine’s Day is around the corner. As is Family Day. For those who are separated or divorced, these two occasions ... Read more

profile
Snowmobile safety: what you need to know

By Alison Burrison  and Bryan Sansom, articling student Winter has arrived! And along with snow come a variety of winter sports and activities. During these winter ... Read more

profile
Absolute discharge in Greyhound bus case not 'out of the blue'

 By Jacob Stilman An innocent young man is killed on a Greyhound bus, in about the most gruesome fashion imaginable. There is no doubt as to who the perpetrator is, as ... Read more

profile
Getting the most out of your first meeting with a family lawyer

By Timothy N. Sullivan Don’t worry so much about that first meeting For most people, engaging a lawyer is a big deal – and not something they do every day. ... Read more

profile
The position of executor: from cradle to grave – Part II

By Avi Dahary Fact gathering In part one of this series, I provided an introduction to the position of estate executor, including basic principles to follow and ... Read more

Lawyer Directory
BICOToronto Lawyers AssociationMKD InternationalFeldstein Family LawAccredited Security and Investigation ServicesGene ColmanYermus & Associates