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The Fund Library publishes Samantha Prasad's "Year-end tax tips"

By Samantha Prasad Employees, business owners can still cut 2019 tax bill With Santa parades and Christmas markets lighting up cities and towns across the country, it’s pretty clear the end of ... Read more

IIROC mandatory cybersecurity breach reporting

By Andrew Elbaz, Josh Hersh By Andrew Elbaz, Partner – Securities and Capital Markets and Josh Hersh, Student-at-Law In response to the significant increase in sophisticated cybersecurity breaches, the ... Read more

Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario awards $120,000 award for discrimination in hiring process

By Yusra Siddiquee, David Master The Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (the “HRTO”) recently rendered its decision on remedy in the Haseeb v. Imperial Oil Limited case, following up on its liability ... 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

TLA gives voice to the next generation of legal experts!

To celebrate its 135th anniversary in 2020 and the 20th year of annual awards, the TLA will present the TLA Emerging Excellence Award to a lawyer who has been in practice 10 years ... Read more

Significant changes coming to Rule 76: simplified procedure

By William Harding and Brock Turville, Student-at-Law Rule 76 of the Rules of Civil Procedure introduced a mandatory and streamlined procedure for modest claims of $100,000 or less. The objective of Rule 76 is to reduce the cost of ... Read more

Michael Goldberg hosts the second session of Tax Talk

By Michael Goldberg Tax and succession planning lawyer Michael Goldberg hosted the second of four conference call sessions - Tax Talk with Michael Goldberg - on November 13, 2019. This is the seventh ... Read more

It’s about time: Ontario Government to conduct long overdue review of securities regulations

By Andrew Elbaz, Josh Hersh By Andrew Elbaz, Partner – Securities and Capital Markets and Josh Hersh, Student-at-Law In the Ontario Government’s annual fall economic statement, the province ... Read more

Alberta Court of Appeal reminds adjudicators to take a modern approach to sexual misconduct in the workplace

By Rhonda Levy, Sari Springer Two years after the #MeToo Movement made the prevalence of sexual harassment and sexual assault in the workplace known worldwide, the Alberta Court of Appeal in Calgary (City) v. ... Read more

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