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Finding suitable workplace accommodation is a two-way street

By Laura Williams Employers in Ontario are increasingly receiving accommodation requests based on employees’ childcare obligations. Many employees have children and ... Read more

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Limitation periods: how long do I have to begin a lawsuit?

By Anton Katz So you think you have a claim against another person or business for harm caused by their wrongdoing. What you may not know is that you have a limited amount of ... Read more

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When employers can require an IME as part of the duty to accommodate

By Amelia Phillips In this case , the applicant was superintendent of schools at a school board. He had worked at the board (and its predecessor) since 1975. In 2010, the ... Read more

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Are you ready to be a 21st century retiree?

By Ian Hull We’re almost 19 years into the new century, so it seems a little late to be talking about the “new” 21 st  century version of retirement. ... Read more

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How safe are trampoline parks in Canada?

By Jasmine Daya As temperatures fall and Ontarians begin to look for indoor activities, many are heading to indoor trampoline parks. There are over 1,000 trampoline parks ... Read more

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How can social media aid your life during a divorce?

By Angela Princewill Not everything about social media is negative. During a divorce, you can use it as a tool to help build yourself to get through this time. Read our post ... Read more

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Why you shouldn't listen to your elders

By Ryan Handlarski I don’t mean you shouldn’t listen to your elders ever, but when it comes to entrepreneurship, you should be very skeptical about the advice you ... Read more

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An employee is not entitled to retract an accepted resignation

By Laura Williams For employees who resign from their positions and whose resignation is accepted, the decision is final. In this case , the Ontario Superior Court of ... Read more

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Always scroll down: Dewhirst

By Kate Dewhirst The forward email function should be used very carefully. Here’s why … As a lawyer, I get forwarded a lot of emails by my clients. In ... Read more

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A benefit of working past 65: employee benefits must continue

By Doug MacLeod A recent human rights decision may result in Ontario employers paying higher premiums for group employee benefit plans. The employee was a secondary ... Read more

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Five tips on social media and the impact on your divorce

By Angela Princewill We are in the day and age where social media is being widely recognized in the court as a form of evidence. Whether it is your Facebook profile, your ... Read more

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Stiffer penalties for careless drivers in Ontario

By Jasmine Daya Careless driving is a serious problem on Ontario roadways. Unfortunately, not all motorists drive with caution. Some drive recklessly and this may lead to ... Read more

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Underreported income: the court’s power to impute

By Andrew Feldstein The parties were married for 20 years and shared four children. The father was an accountant and operated his own business. He held licenses to practice ... Read more

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Is insurance coverage becoming illusory?

By Michael Lesage Broadly speaking, insurance is a form of risk management, used by people and organizations to distribute and allocate risk. In exchange for payment of a ... Read more

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Cannabis impaired driving – new laws present new challenges

By Jacob Stilman Unless you have been residing in a cryogenic chamber for the past two years, you know that Oct. 17, 2018 is going to be a red-letter (green-letter?) day for ... Read more

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Cannabis impaired driving – don’t take the risk

By Salvatore Shaw  and Courtney Stewart On Oct. 17, 2018, when  The Cannabis Act  becomes law, Canadians will be able to legally purchase cannabis. As ... Read more

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Abuse of elders becoming more common

By Charles Ticker I recently came across two articles online from Australia that contain disturbing examples of how the abuse of elders has become more and more common. ... Read more

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Always review a current status certificate before buying a condo

By Lisa Laredo Buying a condo is not the same as buying a house. With a condo, there are a few extra details you should check before signing the deal. A crucial one is the ... Read more

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Court of Appeal clarifies the law surrounding mass terminations

By Laura Williams In a recent case , the Ontario Court of Appeal clarified an employer’s obligations under the  Employment Standards Act, 2000  (the ESA) ... Read more

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Protection from phone scams

By Ryan Duquette A recent report states that by next year almost half of the calls we receive on our mobile devices will be scam calls. These types of phone scams have been ... Read more

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