Opinion
The Canadian Bar Association
profile
Ontario sexual assault cases to get outside review

By John Navarrete Certain criminal cases will soon be reviewed by an independent body. Sexual assault cases in various areas of Ontario and in Calgary, Alberta, will be ... Read more

profile
Englit prof to lawyer: a trip to Wonderland

By Gary Botting Having worked as a professor of English literature and drama for 20 years before attending law school, I naively peppered my early legal arguments in court ... Read more

profile
Top 10 employment law developments in 2017

By Doug MacLeod In 2017, the provincial legislature and Ontario judges continued to change Ontario’s employment laws. These changes resulted in higher payroll costs and ... Read more

profile
Discuss estate planning during holiday get-togethers

By Matthias Duensing With the holidays fast approaching, families are no doubt planning their festivities. Having multiple generations under one roof is cause for joyous ... Read more

profile
‘Tis the season to be fired

By Bram Lecker Everyone is imbued with the holiday spirit this time of year. Everyone it seems, except large corporate employers. In our experience during the festive season, ... Read more

profile
Court upholds cohabitation agreement waiving spousal support

By Lisa Gelman The Ontario Court of Appeal  has upheld  a cohabitation agreement that a woman signed decades ago without obtaining independent legal advice, finding ... Read more

profile
Bill 148: new changes to workplace legislation

By Christopher Achkar Employment and labour law change dynamically through case law and legislation, and recent reforms within Ontario have taken employers by storm. These ... Read more

profile
Caregiver loses battle with son of elderly client

By Charles Ticker Caregiver accused of influencing loses court battle A  recent story  I found online from Auckland, New Zealand is an example of the kind of ... Read more

profile
Same game, new rules: changes to Ontario's workplace laws

By Paul Willetts Last month, the provincial government passed into law Bill 148, the  Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017 . This Act brings with it significant ... Read more

profile
When and why courts order shared parenting

By Andrew Feldstein This case involves the parents of a three-year-old child and deals with the contested interim parenting arrangement. Specifically, the judge of the ... Read more

profile
Surviving the holidays after divorce

By Leanne Townsend The holiday season is always a tough time during a divorce and for the first few years after. It serves as a reminder of happier family times and also puts ... Read more

profile
New year, new AODA rules — is your business accessible?

By Mitchell Rose January 1 ,  2018 brings a brand new set of requirements for the  Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005  (AODA). If you ... Read more

profile
Fertility beyond the grave

By Suzana Popovic-Montag Here’s a problem that was hardly imaginable a couple of generations ago. Sperm, ova or embryos are preserved for future use. The donor (or one ... Read more

profile
Q&A: constructive dismissal from employment

By Paul Willetts Q&A is a recurring series on the  Vey Willetts LLP blog . The aim is to provide quick answers to questions we commonly encounter in our day-to-day ... Read more

profile
Started from the bottom, now I’m here

By Inga Andriessen I’m fortunate that as part of my career I have the opportunity to mentor students, beginning at the high school level and carrying on to lawyers ... Read more

profile
Major changes to Ontario employment law – are you ready?

By Mitchell Rose Last summer, many Ontario employers took a collective gasp (while many employees cheered) when the government announced that minimum wage would be increasing ... Read more

profile
Health college not appropriate forum to resolve business dispute

By Lonny Rosen  and  Elyse Sunshine   In  a recent case , the Inquiries, Complaints and Reports Committee (Committee) of the Royal College of Dental ... Read more

profile
Police enforcement of a custody and access order

By Andrew Feldstein This case concerns the scope of a judge’s jurisdiction under s. 36(2) of the  Children’s Law Reform Act  which relates to ... Read more

profile
Professional staff succession planning

By Kate Dewhirst Professional staff in hospitals are doctors, dentists, midwives and privileged staff nurse practitioners. Does your hospital have a plan to deal with ... Read more

profile
High net worth individuals need special insurance solutions

By Ian Hull High net worth individuals typically have more than enough money to live their desired lifestyle. But there’s an important element that even the wealthiest ... Read more

Lawyer Directory
Janus ConferencesToronto Lawyers AssociationMKD InternationalFeldstein Family LawInfoware Canada Morrow Mediation Shekter Dychtenberg LLP