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The cart before the horse – so you want to raise capital, do you?

By  Daniel Thomson  in  Business Law   “Let’s go raise some money so we can grow the business!” This, or some similar ... Read more

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Post-accident treatment: how to get the most from your benefits

Written By: Bryan Sansom and Danika Winkel, Summer Student  If you are injured in a motor vehicle accident, it is important to know who can help you get back on your ... Read more

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Uber insurance: what drivers and passengers need to know

Written By: Nick Todorovic and Danika Winkel, Summer Student  Whether you are an Uber driver or a passenger, it is important that you are aware of your level of risk on ... Read more

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Restrictive covenants: When will non-competes and non-solicits in employment agreements be enforceable?

By Jane Scholes Many employment contracts include an agreement that, for some period of time following their employment, the employee will not work for a competitor or ... Read more

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Too hot for tot - the dangers of leaving your child unattended in the car this summer

Written By: Bryan Sansom  After what felt like an endless winter, summer weather has been warmly welcomed. However, for our little ones, summer weather also poses a ... Read more

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Recommendations for a fair and efficient physician complaint process

Written By: Lindsay Charles and Leah Burlock, Summer Student  In an attempt to streamline the process for submitting complaints through Canada’s largest medical ... Read more

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Expert advice series: Expert bias. How trial courts are applying the White Burgess analysis

By Jennifer Hunter In 2015 in White Burgess Langille Inman v Abbott and Halibuton Co. , 2015 SCC 23 the Supreme Court of Canada released a comprehensive decision on expert ... Read more

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Become a designated representative for unaccompanied minors

Lawyers, need some CPD hours? Looking to volunteer your time for a good cause? Every year hundreds of children arrive at Ontario's ports alone and seeking refugee protection. ... Read more

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The role of artificial intelligence in the law

Written By: William Keele  and Brock Turville, Summer Student As technology advances and grows, so does our fascination with artificial intelligence (A.I.). A.I., which ... Read more

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Be careful what you post on social media after a separation!

By  Toni Wharton  in  Family Law Social media plays a significant part in the day-to-day life of most people these days.  Since it has become so ... Read more

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Three common misconceptions about waivers

Written By: Michael Warfe and Joe Gaynor, Student-at-Law  People sign waivers every day. They sign them when they play sports or send their kids on school trips. They ... Read more

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Security for costs in employment cases

A motion for security for costs has potential to cause trouble for an employee, and can offer many benefits to a defendant, in the right circumstances. It can result in the ... Read more

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FSCO's new revised attendant care outline

Written By: Selina Andrello  and Krystal Leonov, Student-at-Law  On April 11, 2018, the Financial Services Commission of Ontario (FSCO) released a revised Attendant ... Read more

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Ontario, Canada may soon see regulations addressing temporary help agencies' liability for workplace injuries

In 2017, Bill 148,  the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017 , significantly amended the  Employment Standards Act, 2000  (the “ESA”), the ... Read more

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Expert advice series: The futility of critique reports by expert witnesses

by Jennifer Hunter While expert witnesses are traditionally retained to provide their opinion on an issue in a case, parties sometimes retain experts for a more tactical ... Read more

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Data breach notification coming to Canada

The Government of Canada has announced that its proposed data breach notification requirements pursuant to the  Digital Privacy Act  (the “Act”) will take ... Read more

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Ontario, Canada introduces new legislation banning compensation questions

The interview process is a time-consuming, planned procedure in which the parties seek to learn as much as possible about each other before determining whether it is a match. In ... Read more

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Cost awards in Ontario

Written By: Nick Todorovic  and Joe Gaynor, Student-at-Law  Litigation can be expensive and, depending on the complexity and length, parties may incur significant ... Read more

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Family law arbitration

WHAT IS FAMILY LAW ARBITRATION? Arbitration is an out-of-court process that falls under the category of “Alternative/Appropriate Dispute Resolution”. It is the ... Read more

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Running for justice

TORONTO – Run, jog, walk, or roll!  Run Little Monkey and Pro Bono Ontario are launching the inaugural Run For Justice Virtual 7K race to raise money for PBO’s ... Read more

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