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One notwithstanding, please: Strigberger

By Marcel Strigberger We have enjoyed an interesting few days in Ontario, notwithstanding. As Oliver Twist said, "I would like some more, please."  ... Read more

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Privacy expectations and the ‘electronic conversation’

By Jessica Zita What happens to your texts once sent? Are they yours? Do you have a right to them? The Supreme Court’s recent decision in this case  says yes, ... Read more

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Staying on LTD after termination can be evidence of frustration

By Barry B. Fisher In this case , Pollak J. had a situation where a 10-year employee went on STD and then LTD in 2012. In 2014, the insurer found that the employee was ... Read more

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Want to know what a ransomware attack sounds like in healthcare?

By Kate Dewhirst According to a  CBC report  published recently, a home medical services company was recently hacked and tens of thousands of health records for ... Read more

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Validity of e-service in Canada and the U.S.

By Amir Tajkarimi One task that is dominant in legal proceedings is the service of documents between counsel. Whether it’s in Canada or the U.S., attorneys have to ... Read more

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Will police test you for drug-impaired driving?

By Joseph Neuberger Soon, you may be asking “What is my nanogram count?” if you decide to drive after using cannabis. In June 2018, the federal government ... Read more

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Always forward, never straight

By Inga Andriessen The title of today’s blog is attributed to many people, so I’m not sure who to actually credit for it. I personally learned of it recently ... Read more

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Am I your biological father? Paternity tests and child support

By Lisa Gelman An Ontario court recently considered an  interesting case  where the man sought an order directing the child to submit to a paternity test. ... Read more

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What happens to a shareholder’s shares if they die?

By Anton Katz The death of a shareholder does not prevent the continued operation of the corporation, but what happens to the shareholder’s shares? To find out what ... Read more

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Court of Appeal upholds $200,000 damage award in sexual assault case

By Kathryn Marshall In  this case , the Court of Appeal upheld a damage award of $200,000 (generals $175,000 and punitive damages of $25,000). The plaintiff was ... Read more

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‘How much does a criminal lawyer make?’

By Ryan Handlarski I get asked this question a lot and before I answer, I need to know what you are thinking in asking it. Most people that ask this question are making a ... Read more

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My son the gondolier: Strigberger

By Marcel Strigberger My wife and I visited Venice not long ago. It was a fine summer evening, and we decided to do what comes naturally in this charming city, namely, ... Read more

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Important steps to take after a slip and fall

By John McLeish  and Courtney Stewart You have been injured after a slip and fall – now what? If you have slipped and fallen on someone else’s property ... Read more

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Part-time employees must be paid at same rate as full-time workers

By Amelia Phillips Formerly, the  Employment Standards Act , 2000, S.O. 2000, c. 41 (the ESA) did not require an employer to compensate a part-time, temporary, casual or ... Read more

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Does your estate plan need a touch up?

By Suzana Popovic-Montag If you have a will, you’re one of a minority of Canadians who have taken that crucial step in the estate planning process. A recent  ... Read more

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‘Courtesy calls’ and enforceability of non-solicitation clauses

By Laura Williams Employers regularly include restrictive covenants, such as non-solicitation clauses and non-competition clauses, in employment ... Read more

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The perils of do-it-yourself wills

By Lisa Laredo Have you ever thought about using an online service to write a will instead of hiring a lawyer to draft one for you? After all, dozens of websites offer to ... Read more

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A different approach to work-life balance

By Ian Hull A recent Globe and Mail  article  on vacation time caught my eye. In it, Elizabeth Renzetti notes an ADP Canada study that found that: only one ... Read more

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How to increase your law firm’s billable hours

By Amir Tajkarimi Over the course of this article, we’ll show you how to increase your law firm’s monthly billables by at least 10 hours in only 30 days, while ... Read more

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Five things your disability insurance lawyer wants you to know

By Nainesh Kotak Being denied short or long-term disability benefits or having your insurance benefits terminated can plunge you into a financial crisis and increase ... Read more

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