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Due diligence: law firms vulnerable to privacy breaches

The people whose privacy was breached when a hacker stole information about Ontario Cannabis Store customers from Canada Post  could face problems crossing the border into ... Read more

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Schwartz brings rounded approach to family law

In both his professional and personal capacities, Toronto family lawyer Glen Schwartz takes a balanced approach to life. Schwartz, partner with Nathens Siegel ... Read more

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Cannabis retail regulations leave unanswered questions

Ontario’s cannabis retail store regulations represent an opportunity for small businesses, Toronto licensing and compliance lawyer  Anar Dewshi tells  ... Read more

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Report shows CRA stats affecting taxpayer treatment at audit

A newly released report by Canada’s auditor general appears to show that Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) targets may be driving the way in which taxpayers are being treated at ... Read more

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Ontario's cannabis retail gold rush part 2

In the final instalment of a two-part series, Toronto business lawyer Peter Murphy  discusses the unique issues facing landlords of cannabis stores. ... Read more

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Neuberger urges police discretion in period of marijuana transition

Police should use discretion with members of the public as they become accustomed to new laws surrounding marijuana possession, Toronto criminal lawyer Joseph Neuberger ... Read more

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Human rights decision a potential game-changer for older workers, employers

A Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario decision on age discrimination could significantly boost employers’ labour costs if it is eventually decided by the Supreme ... Read more

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Motion to strike provides valuable franchise law reminders

An Ontario Superior Court ruling striking out many of the claims that disgruntled franchisees made in two separate legal actions provides some salient franchise law ... Read more

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Dangerous offender ruling a good starting point: Zita

A recent Supreme Court of Canada judgment   examining the dangerous offender designation helps clarify the process for the classification, along with the subsequent ... Read more

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OCL provides valuable insight from child: Princewill

The Office of the Children’s Lawyer  (OCL) brings an important voice into court proceedings involving custody and access — that of the child, says Pickering ... Read more

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Consider plea negotiations after all other options exhausted: Goldlist

Lawyers should enter into plea negotiations only as a last resort, Toronto criminal lawyer Jordana Goldlist  says, pointing to a high-profile murder case in which her client ... Read more

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Surveillance can answer divorced parents' concerns: Downs

Few people are at their best during a divorce and custody battle, and when one parent decides to mount surveillance on the other surprising things can happen, says Toronto ... Read more

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Interest-based mediation an effective model for family disputes

Resolving family law disputes often involves employing creative solutions, Calgary and Vancouver family lawyer  Marcus Sixta  tells  AdvocateDaily.com . Sixta, ... Read more

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Heft's client waits nearly two years for decision on legal costs

Once the pressing issues are dealt with in court, families may have to wait a long time to find out about legal costs, Toronto-area family lawyer  Reesa Heft tells the ... Read more

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Common sense needed when dealing with POAs: Urback

While it’s important to ensure powers of attorney properly deal with a grantor’s wishes, fear of potential fraud can stymy the whole process, Toronto litigator  ... Read more

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Protecting pay-per-view: after the event

In the final instalment of a two-part series,  Toronto intellectual property lawyer  Kevin Fisher explores what happens during and after a pay-per-view event. ... Read more

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Decision to renounce U.S. citizenship should not be tax-based

For American citizens and Green card holders living in Canada, the overwhelming nature of complying with tax filing requirements may lead some to consider the step of ... Read more

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Plaintiffs must deal with social media evidence early in litigation

Plaintiffs’ counsel must assess a client’s social media profiles at an early stage following a recent Superior Court judgment, Ottawa personal injury lawyer  ... Read more

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The benefits of managed eDiscovery services

The benefits of eDiscovery managed service arrangements offer cost predictability, easy access to data and the ability to expand storage quickly and simply, says Jason ... Read more

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Cruelty of extradition exposed by telemarketer's case: Botting

The case of a Canadian telemarketer jailed in California exposes the "cruel misuse of family ties" in the extradition process of his client, British Columbia extradition ... Read more

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