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By Laura Emmett
Consumers are increasingly interested in leasing and sharing products rather than buying and owning them.
By Carolyn Lloyd
There is a great deal of media coverage at the moment about the crisis in Family Court. Access to justice is a major concern for individuals who find themselves faced with a family dispute of some kind, and many people have nowhere to turn but the courts.
By Peter Kryworuk, Jacob Damstra
in August, but wanted to leave you with some reading for your summer vacation. The Court of Appeal dealt with a number of interesting issues in its June decisions, including pleading and certification matters in two different class actions, whether a taxi company can be held liable for a driver's assault on a passenger, enforcement of foreign judgments under the federal Justice for Victims of Terrorism Act, and the importance of expert witness objectivity.
By Allison C. Dale
Every adult should have a will.
By Earl Cherniak, Q.C.
In preparation for summer, the Court of Appeal's May decisions addressed a number of interesting points including the application of limitation and notice periods to minors and litigation guardians, the objective component of the informed consent analysis in medical cases, "sending orders" in the context of Canadian assistance to foreign jurisdictions in criminal matters ..
By Jacob Damstra
The Court of Appeal for Ontario recently released a decision clarifying the appropriate standards of review applicable on appeal from a decision of the Mining and Lands Commissioner reviewing a decision...
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.
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