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By Jacob Damstra
Eddy Huang purchased two adjacent properties in Ottawa in 1978 intending to develop them in the future.
By Alan Melamud
Mental injury is typically an issue for personal injury, but has arisen from time to time in the commercial context when consumers claim they have experienced inordinate mental suffering from...
By Jacob Damstra
A few weeks ago, my colleague Lucas Lung wrote in "Class Actions for Spam and Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation's Private Right of Action?" about the impending coming into force of "CASL"...
By Genevieve Samuels
Domestic abuse can be difficult to talk about and it is rarely an issue victims of abuse want to raise with complete or near strangers. And
By Jacob Damstra
"I've found that common sense ain't so common" - Mark Twain. Twain's words are probably true today and there doesn't seem to be much we can do about it.
By C. Kirk Boggs, Stuart Zacharias
In this article written for Municipal Liability Risk Management, insurance defence lawyers, Kirk Boggs and Stuart Zacharias, revisit the tort of negligent police investigation after the pivotal decision...
By Jason Squire
April saw the court release decisions dealing with termination provisions in an employment contract, the requirements for registration as a status Indian, application of the law of misnomer in an action against a trade union, forfeiture of a deposit on a commercial real estate transaction, and fiduciary duties owed within a professional partnership
By Carolyn Lloyd
The saga of Dagg v. Cameron Estate has finally arrived at a conclusion that is very reassuring for family law lawyers and clients.
By Alan Melamud
The OLRB concurrently stayed the union's application for certification on the basis of the stay of proceedings that had been made when Courtice had gone into receivership.
By Elizabeth Grace
Because sexual assault is a recognized wrong in many areas of our substantive law, it is quite common for a civil lawsuit to run in parallel with a criminal proceeding arising from the same alleged wrongdoing.
By David Street
Ontario's Bulk Sales Act (the "BSA") is no more. The repeal was part of a number of legislative changes contained in the Burden Reduction Act, 2017 which received Royal Assent on March 22, 2017 and became part of the law of Ontario.
By C. Kirk Boggs
PP and DD were set up by a mutual friend in the spring of 2014. They dated for several weeks, during which time PP understood that DD was using birth control and did not intend to conceive a child.
By Elizabeth Grace
In this first of a two-part series on the interrelationship of the criminal and civil justice systems, civil litigator Elizabeth Grace discusses how and why criminal proceedings do and do not impact parallel civil proceedings. In the second part, she will address document sharing between criminal and civil cases.
By Alan Melamud
Following the Divisional Court's decision in Toronto-Dominion Bank v. Ryerson University, companies that contract with government institutions should be aware that such contracts are likely open to disclosure under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.
By Angus T. McKinnon, Rebecca Case
This decision was upheld by the Quebec Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada.
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