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Supreme Court of Canada holds private-sector federal employers must have just cause to dismiss non-managerial employees

Part III of the Canada Labour Code (the “Code”) contains unjust dismissal provisions that apply to private Canadian employers subject to federal jurisdiction. Where ... Read more

Offering statements for co-operatives: how much disclosure is too much?

By Ian Shewan Ontario co-operatives have a unique exemption from the requirements of the Ontario Securities Act . Subject to some limited exemptions, co-operatives that have ... Read more

Don't get caught napping - limitation periods and misnomer

By Trevor Fisher Two recent Ontario decisions demonstrate the importance of investigating potential limitation period issues early and taking action from the outset. In ... Read more

Insurance for small businesses: prudent management of risk

By Peter Kryworuk As a litigation lawyer, I regularly see businesses facing serious financial exposures whether it be the result of a devastating fire loss, a significant ... Read more

Can you construction lien an airport?

By Brandon Duewel Government infrastructure projects are a large source of work for the construction industry. However, the lien rights of contractors and subcontractors are ... Read more

Catastrophic impairment: how to rate overlapping impairments

By Andrew Murray I had the privilege of acting as counsel in Allen and Security National, before ADR Chambers Arbitrator Alan Smith and again on appeal to Director’s ... Read more

All in the details: Ontario Human Rights Tribunal dismisses case based on “bald allegations” of discrimination

By Yola Ventresca The Ontario Human Rights Tribunal recently released its decision in Eamon v Riley’s Valu-Mart , 2016 HRTO 162 (CanLII). The case involved an ... Read more

Littler LLP lawyers recognized in the 2016 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory

TORONTO (July 6, 2016) – Littler, the world’s largest employment and labour law practice representing management, is pleased to congratulate Toronto Partners Sarah ... Read more

Who can you give your Estate to?

By David Waites Some people will ask: “Can I give away my estate to whomever I want? The answer is not as simple as they may want. The right of someone to be free to ... Read more

Oppression Remedies May Be Lost Through Delay

By Carolyn Brandow If the affairs of a company are conducted in a manner that is unfairly prejudicial to or that unfairly disregards the interests of a complainant (such as a ... Read more

Availability of Similar Employment in Determining Reasonable Notice

By Paul Brooks What role does availability of similar employment play in determining reasonable notice? This was one of the issues at stake in the recent case of Strik v EXP ... Read more

Regulations and Drone Certification: Don't Fly by the Seat of your Pants

By Joseph Hentz With the increasing number of drones present in the skies, there has been a heightened focus on regulating drone operation in Canada. Currently, Transport ... Read more

Is The Game of "Whack-A-Mole" Coming to an End?

By Angus T. McKinnon The existence of multiple overlapping national class actions in different jurisdictions was described by the Saskatchewan court in 2011 as a ... Read more

Littler's Toronto Office Moves to New Office Space Downtown

TORONTO (May 13, 2016) – The Toronto office of Littler, the world’s largest employment and labour law practice representing management, has relocated to Brookfield ... Read more