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Gay, bisexual and/or transgendered blacks have recently been highlighted in the media in shows such as Empire and Queen Sugar, where Oprah is one of the creators. But how do these issues play out in real life in Ontario? 
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Saturday, 10 September 2016 15:04

Why You Should Never Break A Contract

Ever signed a contract and now you want to back out? You may need to consider that a Court may hold you responsible for failing to complete the contract.
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There are two ways that you may own a home with someone else. The first is with a: (1) by a “joint tenancy; and the second is (2) a “tenancy in common”.
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Wednesday, 22 June 2016 09:33

How To Deal With Nasty Neighbours

Most of us have been there – living beside a difficult neighbour. If the situation is beyond “working it out”, what can you do about it legally? The answer, most often, is the legal claim known as “nuisance”.
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This week’s post discusses settlement agreements (a type of contract) and how they’re interpreted by the courts. Often times, parties will attempt to revise a deal after its agreed upon by trying to insert new words or meanings that aren’t present within the four corners of the document. This is rarely a good idea. 
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Sunday, 13 March 2016 15:02

Your Rights While Staying At A Hotel

Last month I described the rights and responsibilities of landlords and tenants; this month’s column discusses the rights and responsibilities of hotels and their guests.
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Friday, 15 January 2016 11:26

Changes To The Law You Should Know About

The year 2016 brings with it exciting new changes and importantly - new laws.
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One of the most common reasons for a lawsuit is an allegation of negligence.
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You've owned your home for several years and it's time for a new look. You draw up plans, get estimates, hire a general contractor and eagerly await the splendour of your newly-renovated home.
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Monday, 16 February 2015 00:00

Understanding The Pre-Trial Conference

So far in this series of articles we’ve discussed a variety of the steps in the litigation process including the preparation of the Statement of Claim and the Statement of Defence, discoveries, and mediation.
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