Seven new judges join Ontario Court of Justice

Four judges assigned to Brampton and the other three to Newmarket
BY Katrina Eñano 28 Nov 2022

Right of first refusal not 'eviscerated' by discouraging rights holder: Ontario Court of Appeal

No inducement of contractual breach, good faith duty or fiduciary duty
BY Bernise Carolino 28 Nov 2022

Assess witness by age at testimony on events that occurred during childhood: Ontario Court of Appeal

Appropriate to rely on immaturity at time of events for perspective, but not credibility of adult
BY Bernise Carolino 28 Nov 2022

Ontario government seeks to cut red tape with modernized legislation

The government says its proposed law builds a record of reducing red tape since 2018
BY Micah Guiao 28 Nov 2022

LSO and federation push Metrolinx to find alternative to new subway station on Osgoode Hall property

Provincial legal regulator says Metrolinx agreed to await the findings of an independent review
BY Aidan Macnab 27 Nov 2022

Human Right Commission backs changes to Equipment and Use of Force Regulation, use of force report

Changes include elements which are crucial to process of identifying systemic barriers, OHRC said
BY Katrina Eñano 23 Nov 2022

Queen’s Law, International Inter-Tribal Trade and Investment Organization form strategic alliance

The alliance will facilitate a better understanding of Indigenous trade along the Canada-US border
BY Katrina Eñano 23 Nov 2022

Ontario Court of Appeal upholds summary dismissal of domestic assault claim

Woman sought 1.4 million dollars in damages based on ex's conduct after relationship ended
BY Bernise Carolino 23 Nov 2022


Lawyers may ask courts to invalidate their retainer agreements: Ontario Court of Appeal

'Exceptional circumstances' must exist to rebut presumption of retainer's validity: OCA

Individual appellant, not his company, should pay legal fees under retainer agreement: Ont. CA

Appeal court rejected claim that use of individual’s name in retainer agreement was typo

Ontario Court of Appeal upholds summary dismissal of malicious prosecution lawsuit

Underlying criminal prosecution involved claim that man fraudulently received social assistance

Accessibility Standards Canada signs two memoranda of understanding with Ontario

Latest MOU encourages collaboration on development of accessibility standards for building codes

Ontario Court of Appeal upholds dismissal of defamation suit

Lower court judge properly considered public interest and there was valid defence to lawsuit

Buyer who failed to complete property purchase not entitled to return of deposit: Ontario court

Parol evidence rule precluded admission of evidence of spoken contract allowing return of deposit