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Applicants more successful with immigration lawyers: report

Visa applicants who use an immigration lawyer are more successful in their attempt to enter Canada than those who rely on consultants or do the paperwork themselves, says Toronto ... Read more

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New technology good for real estate sector: Duensing

Despite some legal concerns, new technology is changing the way homes are bought and sold, Toronto real estate lawyer  Matthias Duensing writes in  The Lawyer’s ... Read more

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McArthur plea has benefits for Crown, defence: Daviau

There are many reasons for Bruce McArthur to forego a trial and plead guilty to eight counts of first-degree murder, says Toronto criminal lawyer  Lindsay Daviau ... Read more

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Bruce McArthur pleads guilty to eight counts of first-degree murder

TORONTO — A serial killer who preyed on men from Toronto's gay village for years has pleaded guilty to eight counts of first-degree murder. Bruce McArthur, who had ... Read more

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David J. Rotfleisch's media roundup

Canadian tax lawyer   David J. Rotfleisch  is frequently called upon by the media to be a trusted source for their news stories, particularly for his focus on ... Read more

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Metrolinx ban on employee use of recreational pot 'troubling:' Sa'd

TORONTO — The head of regional transportation agency Metrolinx says workers in so-called safety-sensitive positions will be banned from using recreational cannabis at all ... Read more

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Province should revisit second phase of Condo Act proposals: Loeb

The Ontario government should consider streamlining the Condominium Act ,  Toronto condominium lawyer Audrey Loeb  tells Law Times . ... Read more

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Striking down victim surcharge 'fantastic:' Daviau

There were more than a few outstanding court decisions in 2018 worth celebrating, Toronto criminal lawyer Lindsay Daviau tells AdvocateDaily.com . “For one, I think ... Read more

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Upenieks’ Dispositions Without Trial explores benefits of summary judgments

A 2014 Supreme Court of Canada decision that overhauled the summary judgment process and created a culture shift that still reverberates is explored in a new edition of ... Read more

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Guidance for enlisting third-party experts in family cases

Routinely relying on third-party experts in family law cases can get expensive and is not always necessary, says Toronto family lawyer and mediator  Kelly D. Jordan .  ... Read more

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Equity, diversity now compliance issues for law firms

Equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) are now compliance issues for Ontario law firms, says  Catherine Moffitt , an associate with legal practice management ... Read more

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Vaughan: Broker met duty of care, can't be an 'expert in all things'

A recent decision dealing with a commercial building destroyed by fire clarifies the standard of care owed by an insurance broker when providing coverage to a client, ... Read more

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Many facets to weigh when considering an appeal: Zita

A lawyer should carefully consider multiple factors when determining whether to appeal a conviction and never hesitate to recommend that course if it’s in the client’s ... Read more

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Executors should move quickly on debts owed to deceased

A recent Ontario Court of Appeal decision is a reminder to executors to move quickly on debts owed to a deceased, Ottawa family law and estate lawyer  Timothy N. ... Read more

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Pearn doubts SCC ruling in media case can be halted

Fredericton litigator  Matthew Pearn doubts a last-ditch legal effort to halt a Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) ruling ordering a media outlet and a reporter to surrender ... Read more

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Winter ice hazards and legal liability

Landlords are generally liable for injuries to people and damage to property caused by falling ice and icicles on their properties, Ottawa personal injury lawyer David ... Read more

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Municipalities' deep pockets make them attractive defendants

The deep pockets of municipalities make them attractive targets for plaintiffs, Bowmanville personal injury lawyer  Ron Strike tells  AdvocateDaily.com . Strike, ... Read more

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Irwin embraces complexity in employment law practice

Toronto employment lawyer Mackenzie Irwin isn’t afraid of a challenge. Before entering the legal profession, Irwin, associate with MacDonald & Associates , spent ... Read more

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Financial advisor can help ex-spouses navigate fiscal uncertainties

Anyone going through a separation would be wise to consult with a financial advisor to help protect their assets and plan for the future, says Toronto family lawyer Carolina ... Read more

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Letters of wishes for Henson Trusts

Letters of wishes offer guidance to Henson trustees on how the money should be used for the betterment of a child with disabilities, Ottawa disabilities and estate planning ... Read more

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