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Jury duty and leave of absence

By Stuart Rudner Like it or not, as a Canadian citizen, you are expected to serve jury duty when summoned by your jurisdiction’s courthouse. And as an employer, some of ... Read more

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Ride sharing and sexual assaults: protections for women in Ontario

By Alison Burrison In today’s society, rideshare companies offer an affordable and easy way to get to your destination; but who really is the person behind the wheel ... Read more

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Was your disability claim denied because you applied too late?

By Nainesh Kotak Most short-term disability and long-term disability insurance policies will contain clauses that set our when your claim for disability benefits must be ... Read more

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What is ‘discovery’ and how do I prepare for it? (Part I)

By Anton Katz Discovery is the process whereby all of the parties exchange relevant information and evidence relating to a civil lawsuit in preparation for trial. This ... Read more

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Two habitual residences: determining jurisdiction

By Andrew Feldstein A  child custody case  involving two habitual residences across borders recently caught the attention of family lawyers far and wide. The mother ... Read more

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The duty of an insurance broker to offer additional coverage

By John McLeish and Courtney Stewart Benefits available to injured Ontario drivers have been dramatically decreased in the past decade. Many Ontario drivers do not ... Read more

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Lost in the legal tech wilderness

By Amir Tajkarimi If you’re like a lot of lawyers, you want to get in on the legal tech game but you just don’t know where to start. The number of options out ... Read more

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HPARB decision holds valuable lessons for dentists

By Elyse Sunshine and Lonny Rosen A recent decision  of the Health Professions Appeal and Review Board (the Board) confirming a decision by the ... Read more

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Do you have gems or junk in your house?

By Ian Hull How much are your non-financial assets worth? If you’re planning your estate, it’s an important consideration, especially if you plan to make specific ... Read more

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Occupational injuries and long-term disability

By David Hollingsworth Many employers provide group benefits packages to their employees, including long-term disability (LTD) benefits. In addition, some employers also have ... Read more

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Pay Transparency Act delayed indefinitely

By Laura Williams On the heels of the major set of employment law changes introduced by  Bill 47 , the Ontario government recently passed Bill 57, the  ... Read more

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Using digital forensics when onboarding new employees

By Tyler Hatch So you’re ready to make an offer of employment to your company’s next great employee or executive. The candidate looks amazing on paper and shined ... Read more

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Bankruptcy: not a tool for avoiding costs incurred in family law

By Timothy N. Sullivan Family lawyers see this kind of situation all too often: a protracted custody and access battle between divorcing parents goes on far longer than ... Read more

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A non-Christmas story: Strigberger

By Marcel Strigberger An elementary school principal in Omaha, Nebraska was put on administrative leave for banning candy canes in her school. This, of course, she did ... Read more

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How important are the deadlines in your severance package?

By Doug MacLeod You are terminated from your job and your employer offers you a severance package. They give you one week to sign the offer and ask that you sign a full ... Read more

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Democratizing health information

By Kate Dewhirst That sounds lofty, doesn’t it? There is an important movement afoot in health care where recipients of health care services get better, faster, and ... Read more

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If it looks like a franchise, it’s a franchise

By Peter Dillon for AdvocateDaily.com In another decision in the line of “accidental franchisor” cases, Justice Mary E. Vallee, of the Ontario ... Read more

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Does Christmas cause divorce?

By Steven Benmor Statistics on divorce regularly reveal a spike in the number of people separating in the month of January, right after the Christmas break. So what ... Read more

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When your ex schedules the kids’ activities on your parenting time

By Steven Benmor During marriage, there is no divided parenting time. The children’s lives are a subset of the family life. Meal times, school, weekends and holidays ... Read more

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Medical marijuana and workplace intoxication

By Bram Lecker and Jordan Reiner  Marijuana is now legal in Canada. As planned, Bill C-45 (The Cannabis Act ) became law on October 17, 2018. And with it, Canadian ... Read more

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