Ontario lawyer loses licence to practise after misappropriating about $1.8M from three estates

LSO tribunal says lawyer also acted as though wills he drafted didn't exist, misled beneficiaries
BY Paula Kulig 17 Aug 2022

Ontario releases new guidance on electronic monitoring of employees

Labour ministry issued guidance under recently enacted Working for Workers Act, 2022
BY Katrina Eñano 17 Aug 2022

South Asian Bar Association of Toronto welcomes new board of directors

Devin Persaud re-elected as president for a second term
BY Katrina Eñano 15 Aug 2022

Ontario court upholds validity of will made by deceased woman despite her great-nephew's objection

Respondent failed to adduce evidence which would call into question the validity of the will: court
BY Katrina Eñano 15 Aug 2022

Ontario government asked to increase social assistance rates

Both Ontario Disability Support Program and Ontario Works rates must be increased: advocacy groups
BY Katrina Eñano 10 Aug 2022

Advocacy groups urge Ontario to improve approach to tracking heat-related deaths

Currently, Ontario only investigates 'accidental' deaths directly caused by heat: advocacy groups
BY Katrina Eñano 10 Aug 2022

Ontario government commended for re-committing to reforming auto insurance

Proposed changes would provide more options to consumers
BY Lyle Adriano 10 Aug 2022

Are masking policies still valid?

While many jurisdictions remove mandates, workplaces remain hot-button areas
BY John Dujay 10 Aug 2022

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