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Are your children being cyberbullied?

By Jasmine Daya Childhood bullying is not a new phenomenon but cyberbullying, which is far worse, is relatively new. Bullying means aggressive and typically repeated ... Read more

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Circumstances of hiring can lead to long reasonable notice periods

By Laura Williams Employment relationships, like most relationships, typically start off with the best of intentions in both parties’ minds. Unfortunately, the ... Read more

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The cost of expert reports in personal injury litigation

By Amanda Bafaro When I left law school, I was ill-prepared for what it meant to be a lawyer. I knew I wanted to litigate and was keen to make my mark. At the same time, ... Read more

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Legal malpractice in real estate transactions – not a simple matter

By Michael Lesage Recently, in  this case , the court addressed the issue of solicitor’s negligence (legal malpractice) arising out of a real estate transaction. ... Read more

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HPARB finds decision to caution unreasonable

By Elyse Sunshine and Lonny Rosen The Health Professions Appeal and Review Board (the Board) returned a matter to the Inquiries, Complaints and Reports ... Read more

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Do you lie to your doctor?

By Ian Hull Your annual physical is approaching, and you’re still averaging three to four alcoholic drinks per night – despite the fact that you told your doctor ... Read more

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Wills: not just for people with large estates

By Timothy N. Sullivan We hear it all the time: “I don’t have much, so I don’t need a will.” Preparing a will is a conscious effort. From deciding ... Read more

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Fertilizer for your brain: how to grow your resilience

By Suzana Popovic-Montag Let me give you the bad news first: some people are naturally more resilient than others – and life can be tough if your resilience falls in ... Read more

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What Sidney Crosby’s 2016 Stanley Cup can teach lawyers

By Ryan Handlarski In 2015, Sidney Crosby was going through the worst slump of his career. He had 15 points in 23 games and instead of being in his usual top five spot among ... Read more

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Was your short-term disability claim denied after a paper review?

By Nainesh Kotak Does this sound familiar? You stop working due to a physical disability or due to stress, depression or anxiety.  You complete your ... Read more

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Jurisdiction in child custody matters

By Andrew Feldstein In this case , the parties met in Canada in 2011, married in Japan in 2012, and had one child together in 2014. The father returned to Canada, and the ... Read more

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Refusal to accept recall after illegal layoff failure to mitigate

By Barry B. Fisher In this case , the judge assessed the notice period for a 50-year-old health and training specialist with 23.5 years service at 18 months. The ... Read more

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When the court will stay an order pending appeal

By Lisa Gelman An Ontario court  recently considered  an interesting case where one party sought a stay of two orders pending appeal. The parties’ story ... Read more

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Five contracts you need to protect your business

By Anton Katz If you want to set your small business up for success, you need to do more than just be an expert in your field. You need to protect both yourself and your ... Read more

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Wrongful dismissal: recent case law increases legal uncertainty

By Doug MacLeod Recently, it has become increasingly difficult for employment lawyers to assess an employer’s potential legal liability in connection with an ... Read more

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The non-compete clause and employee poaching

By Bram Lecker and Kimberley Sebag Employers commonly include a non-compete clause in their offers of employment. Legally, the non-compete clause is referred to ... Read more

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Want to be creative with your will? Get a lawyer

By Suzana Popovic-Montag If you’re a regular reader of obituaries, you’ve undoubtedly seen some creative writing touches in remembering a departed family member. ... Read more

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Ontario Divisional Court offers another take on termination clauses

By Laura Williams A series of Ontario decisions in 2017 and 2018 demonstrated that termination clauses are tricky business! Many employers include termination clauses in ... Read more

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Disbursement funding options

By Katie Armstrong A client’s ability to fund disbursements is always a key consideration when preparing a legal budget. Historically, litigation funders would ... Read more

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Can your employer ask for passwords to your social media accounts?

By Amelia Phillips The  Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act  (PIPEDA) is the federal privacy law for private-sector ... Read more

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