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Canadian employers must navigate a patchwork of family status accommodation requirements

By Rhonda Levy, Barry Kuretzky Members of the Baby Boom generation often remained in one job throughout their working lives. It is now more common for employers to receive résumés from millennials ... Read more

Littler Global Guide – Canada – Q3 2019

By Rhonda Levy, Monty Verlint Significant Amendments to Federal Canada Labour Code, Effective as of July 29, 2019 and September 1, 2019 New Legislation ... Read more

The secret to making your law firm stand out!

A successful business requires a business plan, and a successful business plan includes a comprehensive marketing strategy. Unsure where to begin? Our knowledgeable presenter, ... Read more

Lisa R. Lifshitz at the 2019 CAN-TECH LAW Annual Conference

Join Lisa R. Lifshitz of our Technology, Privacy & Data Management Group at the upcoming 2019 CAN-TECH LAW Annual Conference taking place on October 28-29, 2019 in Toronto. ... Read more

Ethical Open Source: Is the world ready?

By Lisa R. Lifshitz Given its incredible popularity in the marketplace, there is no question that many software developers (and their respective companies) today see great value in using software that ... Read more

Focus on enhancing resilience and well-being

In the fast-paced, dynamic and demanding law firm it is essential to maintain our health, focus and vitality. This has become increasingly challenging as stressors mount and change ... Read more

BIG DEAL: First Gulf sells East Harbour Project to Cadillac Fairview

First Gulf completed the sale of the East Harbour Project to Cadillac Fairview on September 25, 2019. Toronto’s East Harbour project is a 38-acre site that will offer 10 ... Read more

Tax issues for estate administration lawyers

By Joan Jung Attention all Estate Administration Lawyers! Don’t miss Joan Jung’s riveting whitepaper on testamentary trusts, section 116 compliance, and reassessment issues! Joan ... Read more

Advocacy tips from the bench for family lawyers

As family lawyers, you often wonder what you are doing right and what you are doing wrong when appearing at family conferences, motions and trials. There aren’t many ... Read more

So you want to be an adjudicator?: Update on Ontario’s Construction Act adjudication process

By Marta O. Lewycky By: Marta O. Lewycky, Partner, Commercial Real Estate and Leasing, and Joshua Hersh, Student-at-Law Do you want to be a Construction Act adjudicator? Adjudication is the new ... Read more

Updated! Canada votes 2019: Employers’ federal election day obligations

By Carrington Hickey Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has called a federal election for October 21, 2019. As Canadians prepare to head to the polls, employers should be aware of their Election Day ... Read more

Rowan’s Law Day: concussion awareness and safety

By Nick Todorovic and Brock Turville, Student-at-Law Written By: Nick Todorovic and Brock Turville, Student-at-Law The last Wednesday of every September has been declared Rowan’s Law Day to promote concussion awareness and ... Read more

The Fund Library publishes Samantha Prasad's "How to protect 'retiring allowances' from the tax man"

What to do with money you get on leaving a job In August, the Canadian unemployment rate dropped to 5.4% from 6% in August 2018. But although the rates have dropped considerably, ... Read more

It's time to de-mystify e-discovery!

Technology continues to be more prevalent in our lives. So much so, that the amount of data we receive or keep grows exponentially each day. Whether the data is personal or ... Read more

Jennifer Katz posts "Quebec’s Ban on At-Home Cultivation Ruled Unconstitutional" on Canada Cannabis Legal

By Jennifer Katz On September 3, 2019, the Quebec Superior Court (QSC) ruled that the Quebec government’s laws banning the possession and cultivation of cannabis plants for personal use were ... Read more