LSO tribunal allows lawyer accused of theft to practise in-house pending merits determination

Tribunal found full suspension not likely to reduce risks associated with legal work
BY Julius Melnitzer 21 Sep 2022

OBA raises concerns over Tribunals Ontario's 'digital-first' approach to hearings

Complex, sensitive matters with many parties or witnesses often difficult to conduct remotely: OBA
BY Katrina Eñano 21 Sep 2022

Human Rights Commission reacts to proposed migrant worker housing by-law in Kingsville

Concerns previously raised about Kingsville's 'potentially discriminatory' housing recommendations
BY Katrina Eñano 21 Sep 2022

Little-used section of Condominium Act provides process for condo corp termination

With the value of the land exceeding the collective worth of some units, usage may increase
BY Julius Melnitzer 19 Sep 2022

Ontario Securities Commission welcomes three new Investor Advisory Panel members

Ilana Singer, Parham Nasseri, Deborah Leckman appointed as new members
BY Katrina Eñano 19 Sep 2022

Ontario court awards costs in favour of son after winning damages suit filed by his father

Reprehensible, unfounded claims of fraud-like behaviour against son justified award of costs: court
BY Katrina Eñano 19 Sep 2022

Major legal concerns for HR leaders in hybrid work

Gordana Ivanovic of McMillan to provide practical overview at upcoming event
BY Sarah Dobson 19 Sep 2022

Ontario court reverses ruling striking out claims for defamation, civil conspiracy

Pleadings were not deficient in particulars, were not an abuse of process, decision says
BY Bernise Carolino 14 Sep 2022


Privacy commissioner appoints Teresa Scassa as first-ever ‘scholar-in-residence’

Scassa holds academic positions at the University of Ottawa Faculty of Law

Canadian Environmental Law Association Northern Services releases updated environment toolkit

The toolkit is designed for Indigenous and settler communities, and individuals in Northern Ontario

Debtor need not pay amount due on mortgage after paying sum for promissory note: Ontario case

Judge improperly granted two separate judgments relating to one obligation, says appeal court

Female officer's strip search of male lawful in 'exigent circumstances': Ontario Court of Appeal

Police actions in dynamic situations not assessed under 'microscope' with 'benefit of hindsight'

CCLA and LEAF slam discriminatory Newmarket by-law

Organisations allege it prevents Asian massage parlour workers’ ability to work

Ontario CA grants discretionary bonus to terminated fund managers

Discretionary award carries an implied condition, court reminds