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Miller Thomson LLP
Canadian courts have long established that the education provided to minority language groups in Canada must be equivalent to that offered to the majority language group.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
In Ileman v. Rogers Communications Inc., a unanimous division of the Court of Appeal for British Columbia upheld the lower court's refusal to certify a claim against Canada's national telecommunications companies for their charging cellphone users a "system access fee".
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
This decision is critical for any business whose front-line staff engage directly with consumers.
Cox & Palmer
The Banks argued that the plaintiff's action should be dismissed, claiming that the doctrine of interjurisdictional immunity applied and rendered the Act inapplicable.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
On February 23, 2015, the Ministry of Education released the revised curriculum for Health and Physical Education for Grades 1 to 12.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
On May 5, 2015, Bill 20, Ryan's Law, 2015 (Ensuring Asthma Friendly Schools), ("Ryan's Law") received Royal Asset and came into force.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
After reports about the strip search began to circulate, the Board released a statement saying that the school had reason to believe the student had been trafficking drugs for months.
Minden Gross LLP
The recent decision of the Ontario Court of Appeal in BMW Financial Services Canada, a Division of BMW Canada Inc. v. McLean provides some useful insight into the relationship between automobile dealers and the financing arms of the manufacturers for whom those dealers are franchisees.
Miller Thomson LLP
The Provincial government recently passed new legislation addressing the emergency health needs of students with asthma.
Miller Thomson LLP
Two recent decisions by the CRTC have prompted us to include a CASL update for the education sector in this month’s newsletter.
Bennett Jones LLP
Certification was denied in a recent proposed multiple-model product liability class action before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice in O’Brien v Bard Canada Inc. We acted for the defendants.
Theall Group LLP
Globalization of industry has resulted in materials and components often being supplied from multiple markets across the world.
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
On March 19, 2015 the Supreme Court of Canada ("SCC") released its decision in Loyola High School v. Quebec (Attorney General), 2015 SCC 12.
Theall Group LLP
In Mitusev v. General Motors Corp., the plaintiff was driving a van manufactured by the defendant, General Motors Corporation ("GM"), along a highway when he slid on a patch of ice.
Theall Group LLP
A recent decision by the Ontario Court of Appeal, illustrates the difficulties faced by companies that try to challenge a jury’s findings.
Cassels Brock
In June 2014, our product liability group reported on a number of developments in the law of spoliation pertaining to product liability.
Cassels Brock
An update on Health Canada’s consumer product safety transparency initiative and a note on the prohibition on toys and children’s products that contain TCEP in polyurethane foam.
Theall Group LLP
A commercial rabbit farmer found out that the implied warranty of merchantability under Ontario's Sale of Goods Act provides no protection where causation is not proven...
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
On March 19, 2015, the Supreme Court of Canada released its decision in Loyola High School v. Quebec (Attorney General).
Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP
Julius Caesar was once warned to beware of the Ides of March. Unfortunately, consumers and businesses are at risk from fraudsters year round, not just in March, which the Competition Bureau has proclaimed to be "Fraud Prevention Month".
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Minden Gross LLP
The recent decision of the Ontario Court of Appeal in BMW Financial Services Canada, a Division of BMW Canada Inc. v. McLean provides some useful insight into the relationship between automobile dealers and the financing arms of the manufacturers for whom those dealers are franchisees.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Yik Yak is a free location-based mobile app that allows users to post short, text-only messages of up to 200 characters.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
On January 30, 2015, the Supreme Court of Canada issued a landmark decision, holding that the right to strike is constitutionally protected.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
On May 26, 2015, the Chair of the Ontario Labour Relations Board (the "OLRB"), Mr. Bernard Fishbein, released his decision declaring the local strikes in three public school boards, Durham, Sudbury (Rainbow) and Peel unlawful.
Levitt & Grosman LLP
On June 2nd, Muneeza Sheikh was interviewed on CHCH Square Off as she weighs in on the latest trend of employers rejecting potiential employees based on their a bad credit score.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
On May 5, 2015, Bill 20, Ryan's Law, 2015 (Ensuring Asthma Friendly Schools), ("Ryan's Law") received Royal Asset and came into force.
Cox & Palmer
The Banks argued that the plaintiff's action should be dismissed, claiming that the doctrine of interjurisdictional immunity applied and rendered the Act inapplicable.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
On December 19, 2014, Arbitrator Lorne Slotnick reinstated a York Region teacher who had been criminally charged with sexually assaulting a student.
Crowe MacKay LLP
Christine Wasilieff, MBA CPA, CGA and controller for Canoe Forest products Ltd. (CFP) recently hired a co-op forestry student from Thomson Rivers University (TRU) to work in the company's accounting department.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
After reports about the strip search began to circulate, the Board released a statement saying that the school had reason to believe the student had been trafficking drugs for months.
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