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Time to up the ante on advice and wealth planning for women

By Ian Hull There are a few holdovers from the Mad Men era of 50 or 60 years ago when men were the primary breadwinners and wealth managers – and women looked after the ... Read more

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Canada’s vague surrogacy laws raise questions

By Lisa Gelman Surrogacy is strictly controlled in Canada, with limits on compensating surrogates, and correspondingly stiff penalties for any infractions. However, surrogacy ... Read more

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Garbage in means garbage out in litigation and in life

By Inga Andriessen The title of this blog is often used in terms of data management to mean that if you input garbage your results will not be impressive. As a litigator, ... Read more

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Cross-border tax compliance for professional athletes

By Alexey Manasuev With the globalization of sports around the world, and an unparalleled opportunity to get rare talent on one’s team, the professional sports leagues ... Read more

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Case provides guidance for psychologists

By Lonny Rosen and Elyse Sunshine   A psychologist (Dr. A) was cautioned, provided advice, and was required to complete a Specified Continuing Education and Remediation ... Read more

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Motion for summary judgment when setting aside separation agreement

By Andrew Feldstein This case sets out the standard that ought to be met in order to determine whether to deny the setting aside of a separation agreement on summary ... Read more

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Social media rules for workplaces

By Bram Lecker What are social media rules for workplaces? Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+. These are powerful social media tools. Their use has proliferated ... Read more

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When does a compliment constitute sexual harassment?

By Doug MacLeod Despite a number of legislative initiatives that are intended to reduce and ultimately eliminate sexual harassment in society, sexual harassment continues to ... Read more

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Are employers responsible for harassment by employees, managers?

By Laura Williams Over the last year, much attention has been paid to the September 2016 Bill 132 amendments to the Ontario  Occupational Health and Safety Act  ... Read more

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Matrimonial home: special asset for married spouses

By Jennifer Samara Shuber Any property used by married spouses at the date of separation as a family home is a “matrimonial home” under the  Family Law Act . ... Read more

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Can I sue my ex’s mistress for damages?

By Lisa Gelman This was an interesting question that an Ontario court  grappled with  several years ago, in a decision that made some interesting points. The ... Read more

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Second life for post mortem tax planning

By Matt Trotta  and Josh Proulx The “death” The Department of Finance released potential changes to the Income Tax Act on July 18, 2017, that ... Read more

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A ‘toxic environment’ in Tinseltown

By Miriam Anbar   In the wake of a string of accusations ranging from assault and sexual harassment to rape, The Weinstein Company recently announced that it has ... Read more

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Email communications after divorce: be careful what you send

By Lisa Gelman Electronic communications, whether via email, text, or social media, have become a regular part of life for most people. However, most people do not take the ... Read more

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Nurse punished for Facebook post appealing fine and costs order

By Elyse Sunshine and Lonny Rosen A nurse in Saskatchewan who is facing a $1,000 fine and a $25,000 costs order after using social media to complain about her ... Read more

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The confusing and unsettled law relating to employee medical notes

By Doug MacLeod A proposed change to Ontario’s Employment Standards Act (the Act) contained in Bill 148 states that an employer shall not require an employee to ... Read more

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Mental illness and the appointment of a litigation guardian

By Andrew Feldstein This case set out a strict interpretation of the test for the appointment of a litigation guardian. The parties were married for 18 years and had two ... Read more

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Have you looked at your professional staff rules, regulations lately?

By Kate Dewhirst Back in the 1980s and 90s, many hospitals published medical staff “rules and regulations.” And in some cases, that package then went dormant as ... Read more

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The position of executor: from cradle to grave – Part IV

By Avi Dahary The determination and discharging of debts and liabilities In part three of this series, I discussed identifying the assets that become part of the ... Read more

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Five tips for running an effective electronic discovery

By Kim Neeson   Displaying documents on shared screens can be easy, but here are some considerations to take into account prior to commencing your next eDiscovery. ... Read more

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