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By Andy Balaura, Manpreet Brar, Monty Dhaliwal, Jeffrey Percival
The legal use and regulation of cannabis (marijuana) for recreational purposes in Canada is fast approaching. Surveys have demonstrated that about two-thirds of Canadians support the legalization of cannabis.
By Krystyne Rusek
Prior to January 1st, 2017, the parent of a child, for the purposes of succession, was the father or mother of a child.
By Manpreet Brar, Krystyne Rusek
Holograph wills are exempt from the statutory requirement that a will be witnessed by at least two people, who each subscribe the will in the presence of the testator.
By Geoff Janoscik
The first cases to be decided under new legislation in Ontario designed to curtail defamation claims on matters of "public interest" have begun to be released by the Courts.
By Murray Box
You need new or additional premises for your business and your real estate agent finds you the perfect space for your needs at below market rates.
By Ted Evangelidis
Last year, we published an article discussing a major impediment that creditors face when attempting to enforce their judgments through the sale of a debtor's real property
By Jason Hayward
On December 10th, the manner in which corporations manage their property will be altered in a number of important ways.
This is the first newsletter of a series entitled "Privacy Law Matters" which will provide updates onrecent developments in privacy legislation and case law.
By Scott Price
As detailed in our previous article, Spousal Election: Rights of a Surviving Spouse, we are not fully at liberty to simply do with our property anything we wish upon death.
By Geoff Janoscik
The recent decision of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice in Haas v. Gunasekaram, 2015 ONSC 5083 reinforces the approach that Ontario Courts take to defining the boundaries of arbitration clauses.
By Olivia Gismondi
Although the new Ontario Not-for-Profit Corporations Act, 2010 (the "ONCA") received Royal Assent on October 25, 2010, it has not yet come into effect.
By Ted Evangelidis
Privacy is an amorphous concept. With its ­historical roots dug firmly in the dirt of philosophical discussion, its underpinnings stretch back thousands of years.
By Anna Esposito, Jeffrey Percival, Paul Guaragna, Scott Price, Maria Ruberto, Vivian Awad
This is the fifth in a series of newsletters entitled "Construction Bits and Bites." The series addresses topics of interest to the construction industry in a short, "bite-sized" format.
By Anne Kennedy
In our December 2015 Wills, Estates & Trusts Newsletter, we discussed the controversial decision of Spence v. BMO Trust Company. - See more at:
By Steven Pordage
When buying real property, purchasers typically submit a deposit with their offer to purchase. The depositis considered part of the purchase price and is ultimately credited towards the purchase price on closing.