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Expert advice series: how lower courts are applying hallmark decisions

By Jennifer Hunter and Julia Boddy, Student-at-law Among civil litigators, 2015 was the “year of the expert,” with multiple decisions from the appellate ... Read more

Winter cycling

By William Keele and articling student Krystal Leonov Tips for Winter Cycling Many cyclists hang up their bikes after the first sign of snow. However, with some bike ... Read more

Full indemnity costs a powerful deterrent in Ontario's anti-slapp regime

by Jacob Damstra Two recent decisions arising out of the same case, Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority v. Smith , provide some important judicial guidance regarding ... Read more

Court confirms government entities cannot sue critical citizens for defamation

By Jacob Damstra Two recent decisions arising out of the same case, Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority v. Smith , provide some important judicial guidance regarding ... Read more

A millennial's guide to legal information

by Kimberly Cura In September 2017, The Action Group on Access to Justice (TAG) undertook a comprehensive study of Ontario millennials in an effort to better understand their ... Read more

Court raises the discoverability bar for Private Attorneys General

By Angus McKinnon Plaintiffs’ counsel in civil Competition Act class actions often view themselves (and sometimes even refer to themselves) as ‘private ... Read more

The Charter: defending, prosecuting and theorizing on rights and remedies.

We invite you to join us at our first Nutshell Seminar of the year: The Charter: Defending, Prosecuting and Theorizing on Rights and Remedies, Thursday February 8 , starting ... Read more

EVENT: The Canadian legal landscape is changing

Good-bye 2017, Hello 2018: The Canadian Legal Landscape is Changing Employers be prepared. Employment law in Canada is forever changing and 2017 was no exception. ... Read more

Join us at our first social event of 2018. Festivus for the best of us!!

Join the Toronto Lawyers Association at our first s ocial event of 2018 on January 25 at Canoe Restaurant . Get reacquainted with your fellow TLA members in this new ... Read more

New Year, New Targets? The Toronto Lawyers Association has the solution.

Yes, the New Year means renewal, but it also resets all those hard won targets of last year, namely your CPD totals. The Toronto Lawyers Association is here to help with a ... Read more

New Ontario, Canada employment standards poster available

The Ontario Ministry of Labour has released a new employment standards poster (link below) to coincide with new Bill 148 requirements , which took effect on January 1, 2018. ... Read more

I no longer trust my business partner. What are my options?

By John B. Brennan Circumstances leading to a breakdown in a business relationship are often unforeseen at the outset of the relationship. Whether it be festering ... Read more

Service of family process abroad must comply with Hague Convention

By Ryan P.R. McNeil As the 1960s “nuclear family” is no longer the norm and Canadians become more accustomed to diverse manifestations of the family model, family ... Read more

Bill 148 is now the law in Ontario, Canada

Bill 148, the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017 , which significantly amends Ontario labour and employment law, has received Royal Assent and is now law. Earlier in ... Read more

Real-world ethical problems in sole and small practices, Wed, Nov. 22, 2017, 5-7:00 p.m.

Real-World Ethical Problems in Sole and Small Practices, Wed, Nov 22, 2017, 5-7:00 p.m. TLA Lawyers Lounge, 2nd Floor, 361 University Avenue Court House Are you doing it ... Read more