Tribunal Watch Ontario raises concerns about the operation of the Human Rights Tribunal

Current adjudicators cannot keep up with incoming cases and the 8,979 backlogged cases
BY Annabel Oromoni 23 May 2022

Ontario NDP’s pledge to change provincial auto insurance coverage is a recipe for disaster: lawyer

Goldberg says candidates should focus on improving the current dispute resolution system
BY Annabel Oromoni 23 May 2022

Law Society of Ontario accepting applications for ‘Access to Innovation’ pilot project

Applicants' tools or programs must feature innovative delivery of legal services via technology
BY Katrina Eñano 23 May 2022

Privacy commissioner supports call to regulate use of facial recognition technology by police

Commissioner stressed key elements of new guidelines in her speech before federal committee
BY Katrina Eñano 23 May 2022

Lack of details in Ontario's 'right to disconnect' policy gives employers full discretion: KPMG Law

Partner Richelle Pollard says similar legislation could apply to federally regulated workplaces
BY Annabel Oromoni 18 May 2022

Former industry exec David Singh sentenced to three and half years in jail for defrauding investors

Justice Mara Greene ordered Singh to pay restitution of more than $4.8 million
BY Annabel Oromoni 18 May 2022

Ontario introduces new measures to improve transparency in real estate sales process

New measures provide sellers with option called 'open offer process'
BY Katrina Eñano 18 May 2022

Commissions received from inmates’ collect calls not unlawful indirect taxes: Ontario court

Contractual payments made to government authority not public law matter of taxation, court said
BY Katrina Eñano 18 May 2022


Benchers Jacqueline Horvat and Philip Horgan nominated for 2022-23 Law Society of Ontario treasurer

The election will take place on June 15

Appeal court overturns ruling that COVID-related layoffs preclude constructive dismissal claims

Court declined to address if IDEL layoffs count as constructive dismissal under common law

UWindsor names Sukanya Pillay as interim associate vice-president for human resources

Pillay has been a Law Foundation of Ontario scholar since 2017

Residential sale proceeds should be distributed per late mother's will: Ontario court

Court rejects respondents' claim that proceeds should be distributed under trust declaration

Ontario family lawyers hold virtual press conference urging the courts to continue remote hearings

Lawyers suggested that the courts should focus on fixing the glitches with technology

LSO rejects paralegal's motion requesting that the Ontario government regulate the legal profession

Some paralegals allege that the LSO denies access to justice for low income people