fbpx
    Legal

    Elias Restaurant is a Black Canadian family-owned and operated business, with a clientele of mainly Afro-Caribbean customers.

    On January 1, 2021, the federal government enacted legislation and implemented regulations to amend the Canada Labour Code (the Code).

    In May 2020, the Government of Ontario introduced the Infectious Disease Emergency Leave (“IDEL”) Regulation under the Employment Standards Act (“ESA”).

    A condominium Declaration is a collection of documents that allow a condominium corporation to be formed and explains what a condo owner's common elements are and how much they'll pay for their maintenance.

    In Ontario, the vaccination campaign is well underway. In our recent webinar, a common question that was asked was whether an employer could force an employee to get vaccinated. Click here to watch the webinar that deals with that question.

    Earlier this year, Walker Law published an article on its website discussing Bhasin v Hrynew; a case from the Supreme Court of Canada which is the highest court in the country.

    Last year, in celebration of our firm’s tenth anniversary, we provided a list of the top ten new laws that would be affecting Ontarians.

    This month marks nine months since the first COVID-19 lockdown in March 2020. The COVID-19 pandemic has substantially impacted small businesses, including those in Toronto who are currently subject to a grey - lockdown period which began on November 23 and was extended until January 21, 2021.

    It is common for individuals and businesses to find themselves on the receiving end of a lawsuit and being unsure of what to do.

    The recent case Elias Restaurant v Keele Sheppard Plaza Inc., 2020 ONSC 5457 involved a commercial landlord-tenant dispute between a Black owned restaurant tenant and its plaza landlord. The Tenant, Elias Restaurant is owned by a Black married couple and serves African/Caribbean cultural food. It caters primarily, but not exclusively, to a Black community customer base. This use of the premises was completely consistent with the terms of the lease.

    Page 1 of 9

    Featured Directory Listings

    Featured events

     

    3li En Wordmark C

    About ByBlacks.com

    Image

    ByBlacks.com is the top-ranked award-winning online magazine focused exclusively on telling Black Canadian stories. With over one hundred writers to date covering a range of editorial content, we also provide a free business directory for Black Canadian owned businesses, free events listing and promotional services for our clients.

    Image

    Subscribe

    Follow Us:

    Search