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Keeping your family informed

By Dennis Nerland Your children are your greatest legacy. If they are trusted to be the custodians of your business and wealth, at the very least they should be informed ... Read more

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Motorcycle safety series: riding gear – protect your skin

By Joseph Cescon  and Bryan Sansom, articling student Now that the warm weather has arrived, motorcyclists are hitting the road. While it’s a great time of year to ... Read more

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Hospital boards and professional staff credentialing

By Kate Dewhirst As you may know, the Auditor General released a report criticizing the  Public Hospitals Act  professional staff appointment appeals process for ... Read more

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Muhammad Ali estate dispute brewing

By Charles Ticker After Muhammad Ali passed away on June 3, 2016, several news sources reported that his estate may become the subject of a dispute. Although few details have ... Read more

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Motorcycle safety series: tips for new riders

By Alison Burrison  and Nicole Fielding, summer student With summer nearly upon us, many people may be looking for new ways to enjoy the increasingly warm weather. ... Read more

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Seven 'aha' marketing moments for lawyers and law firms

By Jana Schilder 1. Are you a B2C law firm or a B2B law firm? Business to consumer (B2C) law firms include: personal injury law, wills and estates, residential real ... Read more

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Health professionals should take own notes with challenging patients

By Lonny Rosen   & Elyse Sunshine This matter  before the Health Professions Appeal and Review Board (the Board) provides guidance on when a health ... Read more

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Changes to parental leave: what you need to know

By Nicole Simes Background Congratulations, you’re planning a family! If you or your partner is pregnant, or you are thinking about becoming a parent, you are ... Read more

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Promoting marijuana under the proposed Cannabis Act

By Peter Murphy It's rare for an entirely new market to open for business in Canada. So it's no surprise the government's plan for legalizing recreational cannabis has ... Read more

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Terminated while on probation

By Christopher Achkar What are probationary periods? Probation is a period within which an employee is tested by the employer to determine his or her suitability for ... Read more

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Ask a lawyer: do employees have to sign non-compete agreements?

By Timothy N. Sullivan Employees may be required to sign an employment contract as a term of employment. Typical employment agreements include the employee’s start ... Read more

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Business planning for when you no longer are running it

By Inga Andriessen One of the best reasons to incorporate is so that your business becomes an asset that you can transfer to the next generation. A well-organized ... Read more

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Wealth management insights

By Dennis Nerland Wealth is not finite. That implies it can be created. There are three generally accepted, primary methods by which to create wealth. These are: 1) ... Read more

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Costly lessons in buying a new home

By Matthias Duensing It’s a seller’s market in and around Toronto. Buyers frequently make one of the biggest financial decisions of their lives within ... Read more

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Spousal sponsorship conditions removed

By Angela Princewill As of April 28, 2017, the condition that forced couples to live together for two years to maintain their permanent residency was removed. What was ... Read more

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Employee who went to welder school failed to mitigate

By Barry B. Fisher In Benjamin v. Cascades Canada ULC (2017 ONSC 2583) Justice Glustein was faced with assessing the correct notice period for an unskilled general labourer ... Read more

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Signed, sealed, delivered, job’s yours

By Mitchell Rose “Like a fool I went and wrote it wrong, Now I’m wondering if the offer’s strong…” With due respect to Stevie Wonder, ... Read more

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Discoverability and professional relationships

By Michael Lesage Recently in Presidential MSH Corporation v. Marr Foster & Co . LLP, 2017 ONCA 325, the Court of Appeal again addressed the discoverability ... Read more

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Probationary clause gets employer into hot water

By Doug MacLeod Including a probationary period clause in an employment contract is not a good idea  unless  your organization is prepared to assess the suitability ... Read more

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Does solicitor/client privilege extend to trustee, beneficiary?

By Ian Hull Last week  we considered the application of solicitor/client privilege to a deceased testator and their testamentary intentions. A further consideration in ... Read more

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