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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Are you ready?  #BellLetsTalk Day is: January 30, 2019!

On January 30th, 2019, Bell will contribute 5¢ for every applicable text, call, #BellLetsTalk tweet, their social media video view, and use of their Facebook frame or ... Read more

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FOLA partners with Global Legal Blockchain Consortium

The Federation of Ontario Law Associations ( FOLA ) has joined the Global Legal Blockchain Consortium (GLBC), an organization of legal and technology industry stakeholders focused ... Read more

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Toronto Lawyers Association 2019 CPD lineup

Relax and enjoy your end of year festivities confident in the fact you’ve got a jump on your 2019 CPD hours with the TLA’s prime lineup of Nutshell seminars ... Read more

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Limousine safety: staying safe while traveling in style

Written By: Joe Gaynor and Nicole Fielding, Student-at-Law  On Saturday, October 3 rd , 2018, a deadly collision occurred in New York involving a stretched ... Read more

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Did you miss the 2019 eDiscovery Innovations Roundtable webinar?

NearZero Discovery recently participated in a roundtable discussion hosted by Venio Systems. Richard Wessel, President and Lead Consultant at NearZero Discovery, joined Chad ... Read more

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Changes to Ontario, Canada's Employment Standards Act and Labour Relations Act Keep on Coming

On December 6, 2018, Bill 66,  Restoring Ontario’s Competitiveness Act, 2018  (“Bill 66”), passed First Reading. 1  If Bill 66 is passed in its ... Read more

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Ismail v. Fleming - the relevance and admissibility of collateral benefits to a plaintiff's motivation to work

Written By: Lindsay Charles and Nicole Fielding, Student-at-Law  Does receiving disability benefits indicate anything related to one’s motivation to return to ... Read more

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Report on FOLA's November Plenary Now Available!

From November 7 th through November 9 th , 2018, Law Association Presidents, Law Association delegates and Law Association Library staff members in Waterloo, ON to attend ... Read more

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