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Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
When a regulator comes knocking at your door, with an order compelling the production of documents, how should you treat communications between you and your lawyers?
Nicholson Read
Ontario's 2015 budget proposes many changes that will drastically cut statutory accident benefits.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
There were only two civil law decisions released this week by the Ontario Court of Appeal. One involved the enforceability of a settlement agreement in the employment law context.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
This new C.C.P. will come into force on January 1, 2016 and will introduce important changes to the previous procedural rules governing class actions in Québec.
Lerners
As reported in a recent CBC News story, the Anglican Church of Canada apologized recently for failing – for over 20 years – to make public a confession of sexual misconduct by one of its priests.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
The decision in Unlu continues the recent trend in B.C. dismissing certification of consumer protection class actions where the plaintiffs have not suffered any real damage or loss.
Langlois Kronstrom Desjardins s.e.n.c.r.l.
Commissions of inquiry are a unique and indispensable tool for investigating matters of public interest.
Lerners
Three civil suits have been commenced against Rev. David Woodall, a former United Church minister, and associated United Church entities.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
In a previous stage of the proceedings, Amway obtained a stay of the action in favour of arbitration, on the basis of an arbitration agreement and a class action waiver for claims exceeding C$1,000 in the distributor agreement.
MacPherson Leslie & Tyerman LLP
Important changes have been made to Saskatchewan's Class Actions Act (CAA) affecting all companies and other organizations that are in any way involved in the distribution of goods or services to the public.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
Below are the summaries of this week's Ontario Court of Appeal decisions.
Lerners
The overwhelming majority of cases arising from personal injury involve not only a claim for general damages, but a claim for alleged loss of income and/or loss of competitive advantage.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
In the spring of 2010, BioSyntech, a start-up biotechnology company, developing a cartilage-repair product, BST-Car Gel, filed a Notice of Intention to make a proposal under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act.
Cox & Palmer
The Law Reform Branch of New Brunswick is proposing extending the current procedures permitting advance payments of special damages in automobile cases to non-automobile type claims.
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
The answer to this question was recently provided by a 5-member panel of the Court of Appeal for Ontario in Fernandes v. Araujo.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
One was a family law case concerning the obligation of the primary custodial parent to secure the compliance of a child to an access order in favour of the other parent.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
On June 24, 2015, the Ontario Court of Appeal released its decision in Ziebenhaus v. Bahlieda, upholding the Divisional Court's ruling that Superior Court judges may order the examination of a party by a non-health practitioner.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
The final phase of a project is usually referred to as the "close out". A key activity during this phase is reviewing the project as a whole and considering the lessons learned.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
One of the reasons that a trial judge has a duty to give sufficient reasons is to permit meaningful appellate review. But sufficiency of reasons will depend on the context.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
Topics covered include summary judgment, new issues on appeal, child and spousal support payment calculations, appeal rights under the Bankruptcy Act, and priority of creditors in garnishments proceedings.
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McLennan Ross LLP
The "commercialization" of migration has become increasingly common worldwide. As the need for temporary foreign workers has expanded, the use of a recruiter specializing in international talent has had a corresponding increase.
Langlois Kronstrom Desjardins s.e.n.c.r.l.
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Bull, Housser & Tupper LLP
Family status accommodation in the workplace continues to undergo critical judicial scrutiny.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
Yes, said the Court of Appeal for British Columbia (Court) in its recent decision in Chartrand v. British Columbia (Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations).
Cohen Highley LLP
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Cox & Palmer
Under human rights legislation, employers have a duty to accommodate an employee's needs related to a prohibited ground of discrimination to the point of undue hardship.
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A recent decision of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice has reinforced an employer's ability to re-organize work flow and adjust employee responsibilities.
Dale & Lessmann LLP
As summer gets a little hotter, employers may begin to feel the heat; firing employees in the summer may require an increase in the reasonable notice period.
Cassels Brock
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Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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