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McLeish Orlando is looking for information related to the Ottawa bus crash at Westboro Station

We have been retained by a person injured in the double-decker bus crash that occurred on Friday, January 11, 2019 at 3:50 pm at the Westboro station in Ottawa. We are looking for ... Read more

Are we saving too much for retirement?

Frederick Vettese is an actuary and partner at Morneau Shepell. He is the co-author of The Real Retirement and author of Retirement Income for Life . As an actuary, he ... Read more

Everyone needs an RSP right? Wrong!

The deadline to make a contribution to your Retirement Savings Plan (RSP) is March 1st, 2019. Most people will likely benefit from opening an RSP early, investing ... Read more

Cadieux v Cloutier: deducting oranges from apples

Written By: William Harding and Nicole Fielding, Student-at-Law It is an essential principle of tort law that an injured plaintiff be returned to the position they ... Read more

Prabaharan v. RBC General Insurance: cost consequences for failing to prepare for a pre-trial conference

Written By: William Keele and Courtney Stewart, Student-at-Law In Prabaharan v RBC General Insurance Company, 2018 ONSC 1186, Justice Stinson ordered the Defendant ... Read more

Unsure how to plan so that you land an awesome articling position? FOLA has some tips!

Articling is one of the two experiential training paths put in place by the Law Society of Ontario as part of the requirements for becoming a licenced lawyer in Canada. It ... Read more

Venio Systems celebrating 10th anniversary with special partner event and awards ceremony

"Venio will honor seven different award winners at this event, each winner unique in their contributions and partnerships with Venio. Among the honorees is Richard Wessel, ... Read more

Imeson v. Maryvale – further clarification on litigation and participant experts

Written By: Lindsay Charles and Courtney Stewart, Student-at-Law Parties may call two types of experts to testify at trial: litigation experts, hired by a party ... Read more

Legal considerations in implementing a share option plan

by Greg Hatt Private companies which want to consider implementing a stock option plan need to be aware of the legal considerations involved. This article will outline some ... Read more

What is "escrow" and how does it work?

By Joseph Hentz In commercial transactions, the term “escrow” is often used to describe the status of certain documents, instruments, share certificates and funds ... Read more

New year new distracted driving laws

Written By: Bryan Sansom and Taraneh Etemadi, Student-at-Law Starting on January 1, 2019, the Province is ushering in new distracted driving legislation. The new laws ... Read more

Are you a law student looking for an articling placement?

The Federation of Ontario Law Associations (FOLA) has a new page on our website just for you! FOLA represents Ontario’s 46 Law Associations (plus the Toronto Law ... Read more

10 key developments in Canadian labour & employment law in 2018

Canada saw significant developments in labour and employment law in 2018. As we embark on a new year, we will undoubtedly see the landscape in this ever-changing area of law ... Read more

New Ontario, Canada Employment Standards poster available (Poster 8.0)

The Ontario Ministry of Labour has released a new employment standards poster (link below) to coincide with recent legislative changes due to Bill 47, Making Ontario Open ... Read more

How the legalization of cannabis can affect your practice. Thursday, January 24, 2019, 5:15-7pm.

Going beyond the changing of laws and culture, on Thursday January 24, 2019, from 5:15-7pm , the TLA's first Nutshell CPD Seminar of 2019 will instead focus on how cannabis ... Read more