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Kids will be kids: contributory negligence and minors

Written By: Michael Warfe and Nicole Fielding, Student-at-Law  The phrase “kids will be kids” is often applicable when it comes to contributory negligence. ... Read more

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Document communications and instructions for eDiscovery!

By Richard Wessel I had the honor of presenting at iTech 2018 in downtown Toronto on November 8, 2018; we put together a presentation called “eDiscovery for IT ... Read more

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Ontario, Canada: Bill 47, Making Ontario Open for Business Act, receives royal assent

On November 21, 2018, Bill 47,  Making Ontario Open for Business Act , received Royal Assent, repealing a number of amendments made to Ontario labour and employment law. Bill ... Read more

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Guide to hiring an answering service for attorneys

We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again—not all call centers are created equal. If you are searching for a call center to handle your legal needs, know that ... Read more

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When can children decide which parent to live with?

By Jordan McKie As a family law lawyer, I am frequently asked this question. The short answer is that children can make their own decisions about where they will reside once ... Read more

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Potential immigration consequences for workers and investors in the Canadian cannabis industry

Canada legalized the recreational use of marijuana effective October 17, 2018. Although many American states have loosened their marijuana restrictions, including those on the ... Read more

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Capture every lead with intake conversion experts

Businesses lose over  60 billion dollars a year  because of a common flaw: poor customer service. No matter what industry you're in, customer service is vital to ... Read more

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Legal answering service & law firm efficiency

A  recent legal trends report  suggests the average lawyer earns only 1.6 hours in billable work each day—meaning they are only able to put a tiny fraction of ... Read more

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FOLA wants to help find a solution to sustainable funding for PBO

At the end of October 2018, The Federation of Ontario Law Associations (FOLA) became aware that Pro Bono Ontario (PBO) planned to close their courthouse law help centres in ... Read more

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Where Ford government’s Bill 47, a.k.a. Bill 148 repeal, is taking us

By  Tara Vasdani  in  Article   Our associate,  Tara Vasdani , recently outlined the provincial government’s newly introduced ... Read more

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Assignment agreements of purchase and sale: what you need to know

By  Tejpaul Grewal  in  Real Estate   Many would-be buyers of pre-construction properties are unable to get their hands on a new development ... Read more

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The importance of distinguishing between estate assets and assets outside of your estate

By  Meghan O'Neil  in  Wills Estates & Trusts   When forming an  estate plan  it is important to understand which assets form ... Read more

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Join Littler LLP for its 2018 Canada Conference

Friday, November 16, 2018 | Toronto, ON You are invited to Littler’s 2018 Canada Conference, our annual single-day event covering the ... Read more

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Hamilton Lawyer Mike Winward elected as new FOLA Chair

On Friday November 9 th , Ontario’s 47 Law Association Presidents elected Mike Winward as the new Chair of the Federation of Ontario’s Law Associations (FOLA) .  ... Read more

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FOLA announces partnership with CPDonline

FOLA has partnered with CPDonline to provide Ontario's law association members 24/7, unlimited access to their extensive cpd library for only $199.00 per year. In an ongoing, ... Read more

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