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Michael Ford (post until Oct. 31/19)
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Auditor's negligence claim certified as a global class action in Ontario

By Rebecca Case and Alex Sharpe Excalibur Special Opportunities LP v Schwartz Levitsky Feldman , 1 is a recent example of a global class proceeding being certified in ... Read more

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Class actions for spam and Canada's anti-spam legislation's private right of action?

By Lucas Lung Canada’s anti-spam legislation (“CASL”) generally prohibits the transmission of commercial electronic messages (“CEMs”) without a ... Read more

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The interplay of family law and personal injury

By Carolyn Lloyd What Happens To Your Personal Injury Settlement If You Separate From Your Spouse? Ontario's Family Law Act mandates that the property acquired by ... Read more

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Nominations Open for 2017 Elizabeth Grace Emerging Leaders Award

Lerners LLP and the Women's Law Association of Ontario (WLAO) are now accepting nominations for the 2017 Elizabeth Grace Emerging Leaders Award. The award was established in ... Read more

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Advancing human rights claims based on global supply chain activities: recent developments in California and Canada

Courts in California and Canada have emerged as testing grounds for advancing claims of forced labor in global supply chains.  The plaintiffs’ approach is to make ... Read more

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A little help from our friends (of the court): public interest interventions in Ontario courts

By Jacob Damstra At the end of last year, I wrote a series of articles about public interest and environmental interventions in Federal Court proceedings: “ ... Read more

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Canada: Ontario Human Rights Commission releases policy statement on medical documentation and disability-related accommodation requests

On February 1, 2017, the Ontario Human Rights Commission (the “Commission”) released a new policy statement on medical documentation and disability-related ... Read more

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Termination clause enforced: Oudin and the Supreme Court of Canada

In Canada, termination clauses in employment agreements are critical tools that allow an employer to avoid providing reasonable notice of termination under the common ... Read more

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A Littler Event: important employment decisions for 2016 affecting the workplace

Employment law in Canada is forever changing and 2016 was no exception. All employers need to be prepared for 2017, and beyond. The panel will discuss important employment ... Read more

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Family Law: frequently asked questions about collaborative practice

By  Carolyn Lloyd WHAT IS COLLABORATIVE FAMILY LAW? Collaborative family law is defined by three key principles: The voluntary and complete exchange of financial ... Read more

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A Littler Webinar: making accommodation accessible

Employers continue to grapple with the multitude of obligations they have regarding disabilities in the workplace, especially those involving accessibility under the ... Read more

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New provisions on escheats of corporate property should cause corporations to take notice

By David Lyons On December 10, 2016, Bill 144, the Budget Measures Act , 2015, came into force. This Bill enacted several new statutes, including the Forfeited Corporate ... Read more

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Supreme Court of Canada clarifies test for rectification

By Peter Kryworuk In recent years the Supreme Court of Canada appears to have taken a renewed interest in commercial and contract law cases. In some recent decisions, Canada ... Read more

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What if a will is lost?

By David Waites A Testator had a signed Will that they kept in their safety deposit box. After the Testator died, the signed Will could not be located in the safety deposit ... Read more

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Environmental interventions in Federal Court proceedings

By Jacob Damstra Introduction In the previous two parts to this series, I considered “ A (Nearly) New Approach ” to interventions and “ Interventions in ... Read more

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