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13 Aug 2018

This Tricky Legal Agreement Could Turn Your Dream Property Into a Nightmare

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Whether purchasing a commercial or residential property, the prevailing law is “buyer beware.”

11 Jul 2018

An Employer’s Duty to Accommodate: How Far is Far Enough?

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As an employer, it is critical that you are aware of your obligations to your employees to avoid potential human rights or wrongful termination lawsuits by current or former employees on the basis of discrimination.

16 Jun 2018

The Expensive Mistake You Could Be Making With Your Small Business

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I’m constantly monitoring the Government of Ontario newsrooms for recent health and safety fines issued by the courts for failing to comply with health and safety legislation.

13 Jun 2018

The Warranty You're Selling Could Cost Your Company A Lawsuit

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If you are a business or service provider who asks consumers to purchase a warranty along with your product or service, beware.

18 May 2018

There's A New Way To Appeal Property Developments In Your Neighbourhood

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Are you looking to challenge the re-zoning of your neighbour’s property or oppose that new 30-storey condominium development in your neighbourhood? If so, your concerns will now be addressed by the LPAT. 

12 Apr 2018

New Bill Aims To Tackle Delays In Canada's Criminal Justice System

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On March 29, 2018, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada Jody Wilson-Raybould introduced a new bill aimed at improving the efficiency of the criminal justice system and reducing court delays.

14 Mar 2018

Rental Fairness Act Spells Big Change For Ontario Landlords and Tenants

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  The Rental Fairness Act (the “RFA”) is part of Ontario’s Fair Housing Plan, a strategy released in April 2017 to provide stronger protections for tenants and promote affordable housing in Toronto.

13 Feb 2018

Reward Points Just Got Sweeter Thanks To New Act

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Many companies offer reward points programs to thank customers for their loyalty.

22 Jan 2018

Don't (Pink) Slip: What You Need To Know Before Terminating An Employee

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Managing employees is a common challenge for many business owners. Even a single employee can have a significant impact on your business’ success, particularly if you are running a small enterprise.

24 Dec 2017

Modern Defamation - Be Careful What You Say On The Internet

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Defamation typically means negative statements made by one person about another person that are communicated or published. It can also include comments made against a company or organization.

14 Nov 2017

Ontario's New Labour Laws To Provide More Protection For Employees

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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.

12 Oct 2017

Get The Final Word With Your Last Will And Testament

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The death of a family member is often a very difficult time for the loved ones who are left behind.

14 Sep 2017

Everything You Need To Know About Ontario's New Condo Rules

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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.

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