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It's essential to keep up with changes on labour front: Williams

“Seismic” changes in workplace law mean employers must stay informed to stay ahead, Markham-based employment lawyer  Laura Williams  tells  ... Read more

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OREA urges province to revamp realtor rules

The Ontario Real Estate Association (OREA) has released  a number of recommendations to revamp how real estate is sold, including allowing an open bidding process, Toronto ... Read more

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U.S. franchise expansion into Canada: considerations and risks

In the final instalment of a three-part series on American chains entering the Canadian market, Toronto franchise lawyer Joseph Adler explores economic and other ... Read more

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Despite #MeToo, workplace sexual harassment persists: Ray-Ellis

Though the #MeToo movement raised awareness around sexual harassment and violence, women have gained little ground when it comes to these issues in the workplace, says ... Read more

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Domestic abuse victims entitled to workplace leaves

Provincially regulated employers in Ontario must accommodate employees who request time off due to the domestic or sexual violence they are experiencing at home, Toronto ... Read more

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The sooner ATE insurance is obtained, the better

It’s recommended that lawyers and their clients insure personal injury claims as soon as possible because, as litigation progresses, Plaintiff Cost Insurance (PCI) can ... Read more

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Bullying a fired worker comes with consequences: Pluto

Bullying a worker after they have been fired in an attempt to thwart a wrongful termination suit can be a costly mistake, Toronto civil litigator  Maija Pluto  tells ... Read more

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Suing the city after an accident part 1

In the first instalment of a two-part series, Kamloops personal injury lawyer Matthew Ford discusses how filing a negligence claim against a ... Read more

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Settlements and releases 101

Parties who take their eye off the ball after agreeing to settle often risk another wave of expensive litigation, Toronto senior litigation lawyer  Jeffrey Silver ... Read more

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Pro bono appeal program 'good quality advocacy:' Daviau

Helping the Probono Inmate Appeal (PIA) program is “a tremendous amount of work but well worth it,” Toronto criminal lawyer  Lindsay Daviau ... Read more

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Insurance trusts effective way to avoid beneficiary disputes

Family law counsel should consider a transfer of insurance ownership or an insurance trust when securing future support payments after a series of controversial decisions ... Read more

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Entry into Madrid Protocol opens the world to Canadian trademark owners

With long-awaited reforms to the Trademarks Act coming into effect June 17, Toronto intellectual property lawyer  John Simpson  says Canada’s entry into the ... Read more

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Trust, integrity go a long way in work relationships

The ongoing SNC-Lavalin affair could have been stopped in its tracks with a swift and genuine apology from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Toronto employment lawyer  Kevin ... Read more

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New rules should spark procurement practice review: Gleeson

Ontario hospitals and other broader public service organizations should review their procurement practices to make sure they comply with significant new rules announced by the ... Read more

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Beware the legal implications of pot use in your home

People offering legal cannabis products to guests in their home should be aware of the potential consequences, Toronto personal injury lawyer David Derfel  tells ... Read more

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Structured settlements often the wise choice: Hollingsworth

When a plaintiff agrees to resolve a personal injury claim by receiving a structured settlement from the insurance company, it offers several advantages, says Ottawa ... Read more

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Homebuilders should publish sales contracts: Virc

Requiring homebuilders to publish their purchase agreement contracts “in some public way” could level the playing field for consumers, Toronto civil ... Read more

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Dealers facing tax charges need experienced legal counsel

Car dealerships could face revocation of their license, or steep fines, if they’re not meticulous with paying taxes, keeping financial books in order and maintaining ... Read more

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Passion to help the underprivileged drives Kumar

Growing up in one of Toronto’s less affluent neighbourhoods has given her first-hand insight into the inequality found within our justice system, criminal defence ... Read more

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Limited circumstances for veering from child support guidelines

The federal Child Support Guidelines are not as flexible as the name might suggest, Toronto family lawyer  Barbara Kristanic  tells  AdvocateDaily.com . ... Read more

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