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Goldlist draws strength from past turmoil in mentoring at-risk youth

Toronto criminal lawyer Jordana Goldlist is mentoring young women and girls who have experienced gender-based violence, helping them overcome and even draw strength from ... Read more

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SCC decision 'classic example' of overlap between estates, family law

A recent Supreme Court of Canada decision provides counsel with a roadmap for unjust enrichment claims, Toronto family lawyer Gary Joseph  tells AdvocateDaily.com ... Read more

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Trump's willingness to intervene in Meng detention roils Canada's justification

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has reaffirmed Canada's commitment to the rule of law following Donald Trump's declaration that he might intervene in charges against ... Read more

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Plan ahead to ensure office holiday party is festive — and safe

Office holiday parties are meant to be fun events to foster a collegial environment, but they can turn into disasters for employers who fail to plan adequately, Markham, ... Read more

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Addressing root causes of intimate partner abuse

Ontario has come a long way in addressing domestic abuse, but with dozens of women still dying at the hands of their partners in this country every year, there is more work to be ... Read more

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Tailor ADR clauses to match needs of parties to commercial contracts

In the final instalment of  a two-part  series on ADR trends, Toronto lawyer and mediator Eric Gossin offers guidance on how to craft effective ADR ... Read more

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Alberta’s Family Property Act: new protection for common-law couples

An update of Alberta legislation will create a more equitable way of dividing assets when common-law couples split, says Calgary and Vancouver family lawyer  Marcus Sixta . ... Read more

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Smith brings cool head to estate litigation

Problem-solving is the name of the game for Toronto estate litigator  David M. Smith .  After more than two decades at the bar, Smith, partner with   Hull ... Read more

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Dennis Oland murder trial focuses on his father's missing iPhone

SAINT JOHN, N.B. — One of the most baffling aspects of the Richard Oland murder case was the focus of attention at his son's trial on Wednesday: What happened to the ... Read more

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Bill increases penalties for drivers who kill, injure vulnerable road users

Re-tabled legislation aimed at improving safety for Ontario’s most vulnerable road users is significant, Toronto critical injury lawyer Patrick Brown tells ... Read more

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Joint accounts between parents and children spur estate litigation

Parents should resist the temptation to set up joint accounts with their children, Toronto trust and estate litigator  Felice Kirsh tells  AdvocateDaily.com . Kirsh, ... Read more

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Trademark trolls will be stymied by new legislation

Amendments to Canada’s Trademarks Act are bad news for trolls, Toronto intellectual property lawyer  John Simpson tells  AdvocateDaily.com . The changes are ... Read more

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OCA qualifies breach of contractual duty of good faith claims

A recent Ontario Court of Appeal (OCA) decision is "interesting" because it galvanizes the very high threshold required to succeed with a breach of contractual duty of good ... Read more

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No new wills after testamentary capacity lost

Family members create problems for themselves when they encourage a person to sign a new will after they’ve lost testamentary capacity, Brampton lawyer-linguist  ... Read more

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New guide provides clarity for retail cannabis shops

Ontario’s cannabis retail store regulations are beginning to take shape, Toronto licensing and compliance lawyer  Anar Dewshi tells  AdvocateDaily.com . ... Read more

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Criminalizing egg and sperm donation not the answer: Cohen

Canada’s fertility laws need to be changed in order to protect donors and the children they help create, Toronto fertility lawyer  Sara Cohen tells CBC Radio . ... Read more

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Estates bar relieved by competing decision on validity of dual wills

The estates bar can breathe a collective sigh of relief now that a Superior Court judge has declined to follow the example of a colleague on the bench whose decision called ... Read more

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What you should know about powers of attorney for personal care

In the final instalment of a two-part series on powers of attorney,  Toronto wills and estates lawyer Elinor Shinehoft discusses POAs for personal care. Laypeople can ... Read more

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Radnoff: SCC decision not 'all doom and gloom' for journalists

Media outlets should be pleased in principle with a Supreme Court of Canada decision even though it forced the journalist at the centre of the case to hand over his materials to ... Read more

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Court awards damages to physician dismissed from hospital

The Ontario Court of Appeal has ruled that a physician who was terminated without cause is entitled to damages despite any difficulties he may have had in the workplace, Toronto ... Read more

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