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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

Congratulations Andrew Murray

Lerners is pleased to announce that Andrew Murray has been Certified as a Specialist in Civil Litigation by the Law Society of Upper Canada. Congratulations ... Read more

I am not going to do my CPD!

Really? That’s what Sidney Green said. The lawyer with over 60 years in practice refused to complete the mandatory CPD requirements pursuant to the Rules of the ... Read more

Canada: Ontario Employers Have New Workplace Sexual Harassment Obligations

Bill 132, entitled “ Sexual Violence and Harassment Action Plan Act (Supporting Survivors and Challenging Sexual Violence and Harassment), 2015 ” (hereinafter the ... Read more

Who gets paid in an insolvent estate?

Some individuals are appointed as Estate Trustees and, after determining the debts owed by the Estate, discover that the Estate does not have enough money to pay its creditors ... Read more