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Retirement Home Or Long-Term Care Facility

By Irv Kleiner In a recent interest arbitration award that was convened for the purposes of determining a labour dispute under the Hospital Labour Disputes Arbitration Act, the Board found that a ... Read more

PIPEDA mandatory breach notification provisions turn one

By Lisa R. Lifshitz How times passes when you’re having fun. The provisions of Canada’s federal private sector privacy law, the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act ... Read more

Accommodating Service Animals and Emotional Support Animals in the Workplace

By Shreya Patel and Peter C. Straszynski The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (“AODA”) applies to all employers in Ontario. The AODA and its regulations require that all businesses ... Read more

Does Summary Judgment by Agreement Require a Different Legal Test?

By Marco P. Falco As civil trials become more expensive, Canadian Courts are looking for different ways to resolve parties’ disputes. One of these mechanisms is the summary judgment motion. ... Read more

Adam Black on why conflict doesn't always end with a court order for separating couples in his latest column in the National Post

By Adam Black Parenting issues can be the most arduous and protracted component of the complex matrix of issues that must be resolved when a couple separates. For some, the conflict does not end ... Read more

Securities regulators provide guidance to cannabis issuers on disclosure of potential conflicts of interest

By Andrew Elbaz, Alexander Katznelson On November 12, 2019, the Ontario Securities Commission, British Columbia Securities Commission, the Autorité des marchés financiers, the Financial and Consumer ... Read more

Join Littler LLP for its 2019 Canada Conference

The premier labour and employment law conference returns to Toronto for its fourth annual single-day event.As part of Littler’s 2019 International Conference series ... Read more

Make a will month – who owns your digital assets and personal data?

We know that a comprehensive estate plan will ensure that your assets get distributed according to your wishes. What assets, exactly, does this plan include? When we create an ... Read more

Three things to consider on waivers liability and third-parties

By Joseph A. Cescon and Ryan Marinacci, Law Student The likelihood of a court invalidating a waiver of liability will affect an injured party’s ability to obtain damages. The more a defendant is confident that a waiver will ... Read more

Reacquaint yourself with the latest Supreme Court of Canada decisions - TLA Education Program , Nov. 6, 2019

In our 6th annual Supreme Court of Canada roundup, our expert panel of seasoned lawyers and scholars returns to offer insightful comments about recent decisions by our top court ... Read more

Make a Will Month: Storing cord blood or embryos? Don’t forget estate planning.

By Sheila Morris - Wills and Estates Litigator - Minden Gross LLP Whether it is storing cord blood after giving birth or freezing embryos in anticipation of pregnancy, more and more of our clients are banking their genetic material. There are all ... Read more

Joan Jung attends the Ontario Tax Conference

By Joan Jung Tax and succession planning lawyer, Joan Jung, attended the 2019 Ontario Tax Conference held at the Delta Hotels Toronto Airport & Conference Centre on October 28-29, 2019. ... Read more

The CRA wants a piece of your termination pay

By Samantha Prasad What’s a “retiring allowance”…and what’s not You’d think termination pay, severance packages, and other compensation for getting the so-called ... Read more

Government increases Small Claims Court limit to $35,000: What does this mean for businesses?

By Samantha Bogoroch On October 23, 2019, the Ontario government announced that for the first time in a decade, it will increase the Small Claim Courts limit to $35,000. Effective January 1, 2020, the ... Read more

Selling your vacation home

By Samantha Prasad No holiday from taxes Now that summer is a distant memory and winter is coming, many owners of recreational properties are considering a sale or transfer to the next generation, ... Read more