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Bill C-76 a poor solution to election tampering: Winkler

Recently enacted federal laws aimed at curbing the misuse of online platforms during elections do not address the real problem, Toronto lawyer and mediator Howard Winkler ... Read more

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Suing municipalities – exceptions to the 10-day notice period

People who suffer injuries on municipal property in Ontario have only 10 days to file a claim, but it’s important to know there are exceptions to that rule, ... Read more

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Criminal voyeurism decision provides guidance for civil privacy actions

A Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) decision on the crime of voyeurism has important implications for civil privacy actions, Toronto senior litigation lawyer  Jeffrey Silver ... Read more

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Trends in civil sexual abuse awards: part 1

In the first instalment of a two-part series on advancing damages in sexual assault claims, Toronto civil sexual abuse lawyer Elizabeth Grace discusses how one recent decision ... Read more

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Preparing for your small claims court journey: part 2

In this second instalment of a three-part series on how to be successful in small claims court, Toronto litigator Stefan Rosenbaum discusses how to prepare for the process. ... Read more

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Municipalities overreact with bans on popular activities

Unsubstantiated fear of litigation may be driving municipalities to ban favourite pastimes such as winter sports and riding in horse-drawn carriages, Toronto civil litigator  ... Read more

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Revised impaired driving law likely to trigger appeals: Grey

New legislation granting police more discretion during roadside checks could soon face court challenges, Alberta Indigenous rights litigator  Leighton Grey ... Read more

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Civil suit connected to Meng's extradition strategy: Neuberger

A notice of civil claim filed by Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou alleging serious violations of her constitutional rights is “ an oblique attack on the extradition ... Read more

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'One Judge' case management promises big efficiency gains

A Superior Court pilot project has the potential to significantly boost the efficiency of the civil justice system, Brampton civil litigator  Edwin Upenieks tells  ... Read more

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Howard Winkler's media roundup

Toronto lawyer and mediator Howard Winkler is frequently called upon by the media as a trusted source for their news stories, particularly for his focus on defamation and ... Read more

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Limitations decision puts plaintiffs in 'scary place': Virc

An Ontario Court of Appeal decision strikes the wrong balance on limitations in the context of smaller claims, Toronto civil litigator  Patricia Virc  tells  ... Read more

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Legal malpractice in real estate transactions – not a simple matter

By Michael Lesage Recently, in  this case , the court addressed the issue of solicitor’s negligence (legal malpractice) arising out of a real estate transaction. ... Read more

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Ruling affirms that senior execs are held to higher standards of conduct

Ontario's top court has found a senior executive was dismissed for cause after failing to protect his employer from millions of dollars' overpayment on the purchase of a ... Read more

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Question of solicitor-client privilege comes to fore in SNC Lavalin controversy

OTTAWA — The time-honoured tenet of solicitor-client privilege — usually discussed in courtrooms and law-school textbooks — has become a central ... Read more

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Relax, lawyers — robots aren’t coming for your jobs

An Ontario Superior Court ruling that capped costs due to the lawyers’ failure to use artificial intelligence (AI) in their preparations should not arouse fears of ... Read more

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Quebec parties meet to discuss ways to better support sexual assault victims

MONTREAL — Members of Quebec's three main opposition parties met with the justice minister recently to discuss how to reform the way Quebec adjudicates sexual assault ... Read more

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Bencher candidate Lesage running to be 'voice' of small firms

Toronto litigator and Law Society of Ontario (LSO) bencher candidate  Michael Lesage says it’s crucial that the voices of the smaller firms are heard at ... Read more

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Trial-ready Cormier tells it like it is to clients

Toronto trial and appellate lawyer Joel Cormier has no interest in telling his clients what they want to hear. Cormier, associate with Will Davidson LLP , tells  ... Read more

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How to be successful in small claims court

In this first instalment of a three-part series on how to be successful in small claims court, Toronto litigator Stefan Rosenbaum discusses how to get a claim started. While ... Read more

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Upenieks to share insights on one-judge case management

Brampton civil litigator  Edwin Upenieks will participate in an upcoming Ontario Bar Association (OBA) webinar to discuss the province’s one-judge civil case ... Read more

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