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Carol Grimmond's memory kept alive through important new MADD campaign

Last weekend as many gathered with their loved ones to give thanks, the Grimmond family were remembering a Thanksgiving Weekend six years ago when they were told the devastating ... Read more

Should I get tenant insurance?

Written By: Bryan Sansom and Courtney Stewart, Student-at-Law There are almost 4.5 million renter households in Canada – that is one third of all Canadian ... Read more

Free Legal Advice Hotline wins award for best pro bono program

VANCOUVER — Pro Bono Ontario’s Free Legal Advice Hotline received the 2018 National Pro Bono Program Award at a gala Oct. 4 at the National Pro Bono Conference. ... Read more

Can I use recreational cannabis in the workplace?

By Jacob Damstra and George Hamzos With the legalization of recreational cannabis set for October 17, 2018, many employers will be concerned with how this will impact their workplace. Although it will be legal for ... Read more

Does an employee have a duty to disclose medical cannabis use to an employer?

By George Hamzo and Jacob Damstr Medical cannabis users may find themselves wondering if they are required to disclose their medical cannabis use to their employer. There is no overarching legal requirement or ... Read more

Do Lawyers Have an Ethical Obligation to Defend the Unpopular? 8th annual current topics in Ethics & Professionalism. Wednesday, October 17, 2018. 5-7:20p

The TLA has organized another thought-provoking Ethics & Professionalism program . In this, our 8th annual event, we feature Philip Slayton , author of How To Be Good: ... Read more

Ontario, Canada: Legislative Changes in Bill 36 Seek to Make Cannabis a Public Issue

If the newly proposed legislation under consideration, Bill 36, An Act to enact a new Act and make amendments to various other Acts respecting the use and sale of cannabis ... Read more

Underinsured and uninsured claims: what happens when there isn’t enough insurance coverage?

Written By: Nick Todorovic and Nicole Fielding, Student-at-Law An interesting area of automobile insurance law is the concept of uninsured and underinsured drivers. ... Read more

"Payer of last resort": the motor vehicle accident claims fund

Written By: William Harding and Nicole Fielding, Student-at-Law In an incident or collision involving a motor vehicle, but no automobile insurance liability policy, where ... Read more

Free Legal Advice Hotline making a real dent in access-to-justice problem

Tracey from Toronto is experiencing stage 4 melanoma and her employer was threatening to revoke her health benefits. Struggling financially and feeling she couldn’t afford ... Read more

School buses and children safety - what drivers should know

Written By: Lindsay Charles and Courtney Stewart, Student-at-Law It is that that bittersweet time of year again – summer is ending, and children have returned to ... Read more

Negotiate, mediate, litigate: Best practices in high conflict family law matters. September 26, 2018.

Are your files more Game of Thrones than Modern Family ? If you answered yes, or even had to think about it for a second, this seminar is exactly what you need. Most f ... Read more

Want your articling student off to a great start? TLA's autumn line-up has something for everyone.

Coming up this fall we have a line up of CPD Nutshells that is sure to satisfy. We are reprising everything from our usual September series "Build a Better Student" , which ... Read more

A Littler webinar: latest legal developments in Ontario

Latest Legal Developments in Ontario This webinar will address the following recent developments in the ... Read more

Voluntary assumption of risk: personal injuries in sporting accidents

Written By: Michael Warfe and Hudson Chalmers, Summer Student Injuries occur frequently in sports, but generally do not provide the injured person with a compensable injury ... Read more