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Ontario Government Auto Insurance Reform
On January 9, 2019 the Ontario Government issued a news release announcing that it is seeking input on how to make auto insurance more affordable.
Canada
18 Jan 2019
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Call Off The Funeral Ontario Divisional Court Revives "True Questions Of Jurisdiction" In Judicial Review
Over the last decade, Canadian Courts have struggled with the issue of when to apply the less deferential standard of review of "correctness" in the review of administrative tribunal decisions.
Canada
2 Jan 2019
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Charities And Political Activities: Changes To The Law Are Now In Effect
The much anticipated changes to the laws that regulate the political activities of Canadian registered charities have now been made.
Canada
27 Dec 2018
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What Role Does "Fairness" Play In Statutory Interpretation?
For decades, the modern approach to statutory interpretation has required judges to discern legislative intent by examining the words of an Act in their "entire context" and in their "grammatical and ordinary sense". But is there a role for concepts like trial fairness when Courts engage in statutory interpretation?
Canada
16 Nov 2018
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New Signs Required To Be Posted At Your Workplace Are Now Available
The Smoke-Free Ontario Act, 2017, requires employers and proprietors to post mandatory signs relating to the prohibitions on smoking and vaping in a conspicuous manner and unobstructed from view.
Canada
6 Nov 2018
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The End Of Bill 148?
With the election of a new Government in Ontario, many employers wondered what would become of Bill 148.
Canada
4 Oct 2018
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The Limits Of Intelligence Collection
A recent decision of the Federal Court has confirmed that, under its existing legislation, the Canadian Security Intelligence Service cannot obtain warrants to collect information or intelligence...
Canada
22 Aug 2018
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Procurement Blues: Well-Run Process Did Not Avoid Fraud
Sometimes even when you do things right, things can go horribly wrong.
Canada
26 Jun 2017
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Gender Identity And Expression In The Workplace – Peter Straszynski – Torkin Manes Legalpoint Video
Employers who deliberately choose not to hire candidates because they are "trans-people" are in direct violation of the Code.
Canada
23 Sep 2016
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On Second Thought: Overturning Damages Awards on Appeal
In Canada, appeal Courts are usually reluctant to overturn damages awarded by a trial judge. The rule is that an appeal Court should not interfere with the damages award, even if it would have arrived at a different result.
Canada
19 Jul 2016
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Physician-Assisted Dying: What Does It Mean For Long-Term Care?
Despite all of this discussion, the recent decriminalization of PAD still gives rise to many unanswered questions.
Canada
17 May 2016
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The End Of Limitation Periods For Sexual Abuse Cases In Ontario
As of now there are no more time limits for suing for sexual assault, domestic violence or child abuse.
Canada
30 Mar 2016
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The Right To A Jury Trial
"The right to a jury trial is a fundamental, substantive right that should not be interfered with except for very cogent reasons."
Canada
28 Jul 2015
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Tougher Penalties For Child Predators Act
Sexual abuse of children is a worldwide epidemic that must be fought on a number of fronts including legislation.
Canada
26 May 2015
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New Job Protected Leaves (Video Content)
In October, 2014, the Employment Standards Amendment Act (Leaves to Help Families), 2014 came into force. This amended the Ontario Employment Standards Act to ADD three new job-protected leaves.
Canada
12 Feb 2015
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