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NEW Coroner who didn't probe Wettlaufer victim death testifies at inquiry

A coroner who failed to find anything suspicious about the deaths of two people killed by an Ontario nurse told a public inquiry Wednesday that he never considered the possibility ... Read more

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OCA's long-term disability ruling alters limits

A recent Ontario Court of Appeal (OCA) ruling raises the possibility of an injured worker claiming long-term disability (LTD) after leaving the job, says Toronto arbitrator and ... Read more

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Tread carefully when offering unpaid summer internships

Employers who plan to use unpaid summer interns should tread carefully, Toronto employment lawyer Bram Lecker tells AdvocateDaily.com . Lecker, principal of Lecker & ... Read more

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Court finds title insurer liable for structural deficiencies

A recent Superior Court decision that found title insurance covered improper and uninspected construction by the previous owners of a house should be comforting to Ontario ... Read more

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How mindfulness can help one cope with painful times

In Part 6 of a seven-part series on mindfulness, Toronto-area family lawyer Nicolle Kopping-Pavars discusses three things to remember when we’re in pain . Being ... Read more

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Did the PMO overstep by asking Twitter to delete parody account?

Toronto lawyer and mediator Howard Winkler tells Global’s 640 Toronto he’s concerned the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) may have overstepped its authority ... Read more

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How divorce lawyers and financial advisors can work together

By Steven Benmor Divorce is one of the greatest threats to our clients’ financial situation, budget and retirement plan. In my 25 years as a divorce lawyer, I have found that every ... Read more

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So you’ve received a job offer

By Nicole Simes Congratulations! However, before accepting your job offer, it is important that you carefully read and understand it. While you may have been offered the job of your dreams, ... Read more


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Baby powder cases highlight cross-border punitive damage differences
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A series of American jury awards related to baby powder and alleged links to cancer highlight that country’s different approach to punitive damages, Toronto personal injury ... Read more

Build bridges not mistrust to improve police-community relations: Smith
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A harsh response by authorities to the recent rise in deadly shootings in Toronto isn’t necessarily the best way for police to react, Toronto criminal lawyer David Smith ... Read more

Time for employers to update drug policies in light of marijuana legalization
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Employers need to review and update their workplace drug policies before recreational marijuana becomes legal this fall, says Toronto employment lawyer and mediator Stuart ... Read more

Mediating estate disputes part 1: preparation
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In the first instalment of a three-part series, Toronto-area estates litigator and mediator Charles B. Ticker discusses how to prepare for mediation. Due to the ... Read more

Internal fraud: prosecution the missing link
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Prosecuting fraud in the workplace is one of the best ways to discourage it, Toronto forensic accountant and investigator Dave Oswald tells AdvocateDaily.com . Oswald, the ... Read more

Presumption of innocence critical in sexual assault claims
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The #MeToo movement has seen many high-profile people fall from positions of power, with some facing criminal charges, Ottawa criminal lawyer Céline Dostaler tells ... Read more

Siskinds files proposed class action against Facebook
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A class-action lawsuit filed by Siskinds LLP against Facebook continues to collect plaintiffs who may have had their data scraped by Cambridge Analytica through an app on the ... Read more

Mandatory minimum sentence for child luring unconstitutional: Harnett
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Toronto criminal lawyer Aaron Harnett says the mandatory minimum six-month sentence his client faces for child luring is unconstitutional and amounts to cruel and unusual ... Read more

Local group seeks intervenor status to stop sale of campground
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The future of a beloved 25 -acre campground and recreational property is now in the hands of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, Toronto charity and not-for-profit lawyer ... Read more

Ryerson’s LPP cultivates confidence, legal skills
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The 2017-18 cohort of the Ryerson University Law Practice Program (LPP) was celebrated at a recent gathering, where many expressed gratitude for what they learned and ... Read more

Time to let those who can pay for health care: Tremayne-Lloyd
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A new report on the high cost to Canadians of queuing for health care underscores the need for public-private partnerships to take pressure off the system, says Toronto health ... Read more

Accident victims should seek legal advice promptly
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In the first instalment of a two-part series, Windsor personal injury lawyer Gino Paciocco discusses what steps to take if you have been injured in an accident. If you have ... Read more

Risk-management policies a must for hospital foundations, charities
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Hospital foundations and charitable boards should develop risk-management policies that prepare them for unseen crises both internally and outside their organizations, Toronto ... Read more

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Bill C-51 — evidence in sexual assault cases
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By Joseph Neuberger We have seen a significant shift in the criminal justice system over the past two years that has and will continue to erode the ability of an individual's right to make full ... Read more

Conducting supplier debriefings — is your organization consistent?
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By Michael Gleeson The Broader Public Sector Procurement Directive entitles unsuccessful proponents participating in a procurement valued at $100,000 or more to a supplier debriefing. A ... Read more

Further clarity on meaning of controlled act of psychotherapy
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By Lonny Rosen and Elyse Sunshine The controlled act of psychotherapy was proclaimed in force on Dec. 31, 2017. As we discussed in a blog post earlier this year, although the controlled act of psychotherapy ... Read more

Improve client communications at your law firm
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By Tom Ball Communicating effectively with clients and potential clients helps cultivate long-term relationships and trust. Set your law firm apart from the competition by providing ... Read more

Manipulating income to reduce child or spousal support
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By Marcus Sixta People hide or manipulate their income for all sorts of reasons. As long as taxes have been around there have been those seeking ways of hiding income. In family law, this can ... Read more

Variation of support in the face of a separation agreement
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By Lisa Gelman An Ontario court recently considered a spouse’s request to reduce the child support and spousal support obligations that had been set out in the parties’ ... Read more

Lexop delivers with Certified Email
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By Amir Tajkarimi At Lexop, we believe that a good delivery platform should focus on speed and communication safeguards. It should also protect against legal and regulatory failures while ... Read more

Can you win the lottery and remain anonymous?
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By Ian Hull When it comes to money matters, privacy is a big issue. We see it all the time in the estates area – a great deal of time and planning can go into ensuring that estate ... Read more

Do you need a life insurance trust?
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By Lisa Laredo Answering the question of whether you need a life insurance trust first requires an explanation of what it is. A life insurance trust is a trust established by the settlor to ... Read more

One pageant please; hold the pageantry
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By Marcel Strigberger The Miss America organization announced that its participants will no longer be required to appear in the swimsuit event, nor will the ladies be required to wear evening ... Read more

Child custody reform — Bill C-78 federal government divorce reform
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By Gene C. Colman Child custody law needs reform! The family rights movement in Canada has long been advocating for real change in our broken child custody system. In 2014, Bill C-560 was ... Read more

Frustration does not apply when employer refuses employee other jobs
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By Barry B. Fisher In this case , Justice Conway, on appeal, had the following situation: [The respondent] worked for [the appellant] at its [casino] for 10 years, initially as a hostess ... Read more

New OCA decision on the enforceability of termination clauses
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By Laura Williams The Ontario Court of Appeal recently released a new decision on the enforceability of termination clauses that sheds light on the proper interpretation of employment ... Read more

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