Tuesday, 14 November 2017 15:19 Written by Tanya Walker
On June 1, 2017, the Government of Ontario introduced the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017, which includes ground-breaking changes to the labour and employment laws of the province.
Thursday, 12 October 2017 15:01 Written by Tanya Walker
The death of a family member is often a very difficult time for the loved ones who are left behind.
Thursday, 14 September 2017 23:20 Written by Tanya Walker
Given the significant growth in condominium ownership in recent years, we have often wondered why a specialized board or tribunal has not been created to deal with disputes between condo boards, managers, and owners.
Friday, 11 August 2017 21:52 Written by Blessing Gana
No one ever gets married with the intention of getting divorced. But it’s an unfortunate reality for many couples, and in some cases, a very expensive reality with lawsuits, alimony payments and other legal proceedings racking up the costs.
Thursday, 13 July 2017 05:19 Written by Tanya Walker
In the past year, we have attended many settlement meetings, mediations (settlement meeting with a third neutral person) and pre-trials (settlement meeting with a judge). In each case, we spent a considerable amount of time with our client beforehand preparing a draft settlement agreement. In 97% of our matters, we have found that attending any form of settlement meeting with a prepared settlement agreement to share with the other side assists with negotiating the settlement. Here’s why.
Friday, 30 June 2017 09:55 Written by Tanya Walker
In the recently released new Liberal Budget, the current government has introduced a series of measures to help parents with children, as well as some significant changes in the area of taxation.
Monday, 22 May 2017 09:52 Written by Tanya Walker
On April 20, 2017, the Government of Ontario made some ground-breaking changes to the housing laws of the province related to home ownership and tenancies.
Friday, 14 April 2017 01:23 Written by Tanya Walker
After many years of trying to address racial inequality in the province, the Ontario government has introduced a new law that many feel is a step in the right direction.
Saturday, 19 November 2016 07:25 Written by Tanya Walker
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?
While many employers emphasize a free and expressive workplace to get the best out of their employees, for many, the display of piercings, tattoos and non-business casual attire may be a step too far, particularly when employees are the “front line” between the company and its customers.