"We all can hopefully admit that we do not always act logically when it comes to managing our own finances."
All the signs are pointing to a new City-wide Zoning By-law for the City of Toronto being enacted at the City of Toronto’s Council meeting on May 7-8.
One of the most common questions I get asked is: what strategies are available to get income into a low-tax rate spouse’s hands?
In 2006, the City of Brampton decided it needed an outdoor 1,500 m² concrete lacrosse pad.
The following is a synopsis of a presentation given at BLG’s Marketing Law News Flashes Conference held on February 28, 2013.
The 25-year controversy involving BPA in food packaging won’t go away.
The court was tasked with examining the nature of advisor penalties, which are sanctions imposed under s. 163.2 of the Income Tax Act on tax planners engaged in "culpable conduct".
In the recent decision the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal awarded an applicant 14 months’ lost wages and $15,000 damages for injury to the applicant’s dignity, feelings, and self-respect.
The Supreme Court of Canada recently released its decision on random alcohol testing in the workplace in Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union of Canada, Local 30 v. Irving Pulp & Paper, Ltd., 2013 SCC 34.
In this presentation Dentons' Heather Barnhouse and Alex Ragan describe letters of intent/memoranda of understanding and confidentiality agreements in the context of business relationships.
A discussion on the R v. Technologies Inc. 2012 ABQB 549, as the Alberta Court of Appeal recently heard the arguments.
For an interesting take on the Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline, and the likely impact of the British Columbia government’s public rejection of the proposal, check out the excellent US environmental news program, Living on Earth.
The new Limitation Act came into force on June 1st, 2013.
The Canadian Securities Administrators published amendments to National Instrument 41-101, National Instrument 44-101, National Instrument 44-102 and National Instrument 44-103.
Employers are advised to not only develop and implement robust workplace harassment policies, but also to develop and implement effective progressive discipline procedures.
In Wainfleet Wind Energy Inc. v. Township of Wainfleet, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice struck down the Township of Wainfleet’s municipal by-law requiring industrial wind turbines to have a minimum two-kilometre setback from "property."
The Supreme Court of Canada denied leave to appeal today from the Federal Court of Appeal (the decision in Takeda Canada Inc. v. Minister of Health, Attorney General of Canada, 2013 FCA 13.
Canada's Ministers of International Trade and of Agriculture and Agrifood, recently released a list of U.S. commodities that are being considered for possible retaliation in Canada's ongoing dispute with the United States over its country of origin labelling rules for beef and pork.
A discussion on a decision in a recent case which provides important guidance on a number of competition law and damages issues.
The Ontario Court of Appeal recently overturned a lower court decision that had invalidated certain opt-out notices delivered in a class proceeding between Pet Valu Canada Inc. and its franchisees.