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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.
By Rebecca Case, Alex Sharpe
Excalibur Special Opportunities LP v Schwartz Levitsky Feldman, is a recent example of a global class proceeding being certified in Ontario.
By Carolyn Lloyd
It will be important to know how the damage settlement is characterized.
By Lucas Lung
Canada's anti-spam legislation ("CASL") generally prohibits the transmission of commercial electronic messages ("CEMs") without a recipient's express or implied consent.
By Cynthia Kuehl
A 16 year old minor successfully brought an application for a declaration that she had withdrawn from parental control.
By Michael Lerner
Often the Court is asked to determine the intention of parties to an agreement that was not reduced to writing. This is a difficult task. Who does the Court believe?
By William Pepall
In September 2015, more than two years after Penner's death, McKenny commenced an action against Penner's estate, seeking payment of $150,000.
By Jacob Damstra
At the end of last year, I wrote a series of articles about public interest and environmental interventions in Federal Court proceedings:
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