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Clearing up misconceptions about termination and severance pay

By Stuart Rudner and Geoffrey Lowe There continues to be a plethora of myths and misconceptions when it comes to the termination of the employment relationship. We are asked ... Read more

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Habitual residence of the child

By Andrew Feldstein Winsa v Henderson , 2016 CarswellOnt 12542 (Ont. Div. Ct): In this case, the court heard a jurisdictional dispute with respect to custody between ... Read more

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Siblings battle over Meccano sets

By Charles Ticker A recent  story  from Whanganui, New Zealand illustrates how emotionally charged estate disputes can occasionally become. The dispute involves the ... Read more

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Breaching a domestic no-contact order

By Scarlet Smith Domestic cases are very common in the criminal justice system. All too often they end up leading to breaches of no-contact orders listed in the conditions of ... Read more

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Farm safety: keeping children safe

By Joseph Cescon  and Bryan Sansom Life on the farm gets busy in the spring; soon you’ll be turning your attention to plowing and planting, as well as spring ... Read more

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Professional warned about foreign language use in front of patients

By Lonny Rosen   & 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

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Childrens’ March Break travel to Canada

By Angela Princewill With the March school holidays only five weeks away, parents are starting to turn their minds to travel plans that fill this week for many children. ... Read more

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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