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Is it a good idea to bring a friend to a lawyer’s appointment?

By Timothy N. Sullivan Sometimes, a client going through a separation or divorce will ask me – usually with some trepidation – if they can bring a friend or ... Read more

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Managing everyday complaints in health care

By Kate Dewhirst I recently surveyed administrative and clinical team members at a family health team and discovered the top five issues that lead patients or families ... Read more

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A trajectory of dangerous offender provisions in Canada

By Karri-Lynn Hennebury Once upon a time, the dangerous offender population was reserved for a limited, extremely violent subset of the offending population. Nowadays, ... Read more

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Four things to consider when working with digital investigators

By Ryan Duquette Here at Hexigent, we’re driven by our passion for digital forensics and investigations. We love providing services that allow our clients to make truly ... Read more

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Road safety: crosswalks and pedestrian crossovers

By Patrick Brown and Courtney Stewart , summer student The primary cause for pedestrians getting hit or killed on our roads is driver misconduct, vehicle speed, and ... Read more

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Prince siblings named estate heirs

By Charles Ticker Prince’s six siblings will share in $200 million estate Prince passed away on April 21, 2016, due to an overdose from the powerful drug Fentanyl. ... Read more

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Canada Day weekend: fireworks safety

By Dale Orlando and Nicole Fielding , summer student The Canada Day weekend is fast approaching, and with this year being Canada’s 150 th  birthday, it is a special ... Read more

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Brain Injury Awareness Month: friends and families for safe streets

By Patrick Brown and Taraneh Etemadi , summer student Pedestrians and cyclists make up an increasingly large number of the travelling population in the busy city of Toronto. ... Read more

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Step parent’s obligation to pay child support

By Usman Sadiq If you are a step parent and are going through a divorce in Ontario or are separating you should know the law regarding a step parent’s obligation to pay ... Read more

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Lack of resources does not equal lack of evidence

By Ryan Duquette We were recently called to assist a local law enforcement (LE) agency with recovering a video that had been deleted from a DVR system. Officers had ... Read more

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Brain Injury Awareness Month: concussions and return to play

By Alison Burrison and Monica Khosravi , summer student Summer temperatures have finally hit Ontario, which means the season for soccer, football, and other outdoor ... Read more

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Top ten reasons why teaching is like practising family law

By Jennifer Samara Shuber Many of my friends are teachers and/or work with kids. Over the year, I listen to their stories about the children they teach: their antics, their ... Read more

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Government suspends CASL private right of action, but fines can still be issued

By Peter Murphy On June 7, the federal government announced that it is suspending the implementation of the private right of action under  ... Read more

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The law of costs

By Andrew Feldstein This recent decision by Justice Fryer of the Superior Court of Justice is a well-written decision that provides a very good summary of the law of costs. ... Read more

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Wrongful dismissal: the retail restructuring edition

By Nicole Simes Recently, the  National Post reported  that the Hudson’s Bay Co. is eliminating 2,000 positions due to changes in the retail sector. Over ... Read more

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Locking the box to avoid price chipping

By Cameron MacCarthy Traditionally, change in control transactions in Canada involving private targets have been completed using a "closing accounts" pricing mechanism under ... Read more

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Child custody laws need sea shift social policy changes

By Gene C. Colman Social policy drives child custody laws. Until now, common "wisdom" has told us that kids are generally better off with one parent primarily; usually that ... Read more

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Creative defences and the impact of Cody

By Annamaria Enenajor   In the recent ruling of  R. v. Cody , the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) reinforced the importance of the right to be tried within a ... Read more

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Doctor advised against acquiescing to improper demands of patient

By Lonny Rosen   & Elyse Sunshine The Health Professions Appeal and Review Board (the Board)  reviewed a decision  of the Inquiries, Complaints and Reports ... Read more

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Preparing an employee severance package: reasons to hire a lawyer

By Doug MacLeod 1. A lawyer can explain your  obligations  under the Employment Standards Act . Did you know there are employees who are not entitled to vacation ... Read more

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